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Charles Edison Fund

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-07-28

At A Glance

Charles Edison Fund

1 Riverfront Plz., 4th Fl.

Newark, NJ United States 07102

Telephone: (973) 648-0500

URL: www.charlesedisonfund.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $23,909,487

Total giving: $923,680

EIN

221514861

BRIDGE Number

6850033319

Background

Incorporated in 1948 in DE

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.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Arts and culture
  • Catholicism
  • Christianity
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Historic preservation
  • Hospital care
  • Museums
  • Religion
  • Science
  • Technology
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Homeless people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $23,909,487 (market value)

Expenditures: $2,687,220

Total giving: $923,680

Qualifying distributions: $2,251,487