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Charles Edison Fund

Manager: Elizabeth Colello
Priority: Restricted

BACKGROUND

Incorporated in 1948 in DE.

FIELDS OF INTEREST

arts, education, engineering/technology, medical research, science

LIMITATIONS

Giving on a national basis.

No grants to individuals; no loans.

FINANCIAL DATA

Total giving: $761,496

Qualifying distributions: $1,956,298

Giving activities include:

$761,496 for 31 grants (high: $300,000; low: $500)

$323,905 for foundation-administered programs

SELECTED GRANTS

$50,000 Fairfield University's School of Engineering

For nearly 650 high school students from Connecticut, New York and New Jersey to go to a workshop on how Thomas Edison's inventions led to social revolutions.