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Thomas Alva Edison Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2015-09-24

At A Glance

Thomas Alva Edison Foundation

701 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.

Washington, DC United States 20004-2608

URL: www.edisonfoundation.net

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2012-12-31)

Assets: $1,380,547

Total giving: $0

EIN

522106274

BRIDGE Number

3440627623

Background

Established in 2005 in DC

Purpose and Activities

The Edison Foundation is dedicated to bringing the benefits of electricity to families, businesses, and industries worldwide. Furthering Thomas Alva Edison’s spirit of invention, the foundation works to encourage a greater understanding of the production, delivery, and use of electric power to foster economic progress; to ensure a safe and clean environment; and to improve the quality of life for all people. The foundation provides knowledge, insight, and leadership to achieve its goals through research, conferences, grants, and other outreach activities. .

Financial Data

Year ended 2012-12-31

Assets: $1,380,547 (market value)

Gifts received: $2,020,638

Expenditures: $1,972,750

Total giving: $0

Qualifying distributions: $1,946,291