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Ray Thomas Edwards Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-09

At A Glance

Ray Thomas Edwards Foundation

1616 Nautilus St.

La Jolla, CA United States 92037-6411


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $4,093,885

Total giving: $199,000






Established in 1997 in CA

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily to support basic research in the biomedical sciences. The foundation believes that discovery and innovation in the biomedical sciences for the public's good depends on the training and support of the highest quality for young scientists in the very best research environments. In pursuit of this goal, the foundation offers a Career Award in the Biomedical Sciences for researchers working in San Diego County. The purpose of the award is to foster the development of biomedical researchers who are early in their careers, during the critical transition to becoming independent investigators. The foundation supports research across the spectrum of the biomedical sciences, including: biochemistry; cell, developmental, molecular, and structural biology; endocrinology; immunology; microbiology; neurobiology; physiology; virology.

Fields of Interest

  • Biomedicine
  • Education
  • Health
  • Higher education
  • Medical specialties
  • University education
Population Groups
  • Academics

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $4,093,885 (market value)

Expenditures: $227,155

Total giving: $199,000

Qualifying distributions: $199,000

Giving activities include:

$199,000 for 3 grants (high: $76,000; low: $60,000)