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Charles Edison Fund

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Purpose and Activities

Grants largely for historic preservation, with emphasis on the homes of Thomas Alva Edison, and for education, medical research, and hospitals. Support also for foundation-sponsored exhibits at museums throughout the U.S., for science education teaching kits in over 60,000 classrooms, and for cassette re-recording of antique phonograph records for schools and museums.


Incorporated in 1948 in DE


Charles Edison Fund

Independent foundation




1 Riverfront Plz., 4th Fl. Newark, NJ United States 07102

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