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Braylon Edwards Foundation

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-04-29

At A Glance

Braylon Edwards Foundation

225 N.E. Mizner Blvd., Ste. 685

Boca Raton, FL United States 33432

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Sports

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $7,365

Total giving: $6,000

EIN

204372809

BRIDGE Number

5616614961

Background

Established in 2005 in MI; funded in 2006 - Founded by Braylon Edwards, a wide receiver who last played for the New York Jets in the National Football League. During his career, Edwards has also played for the Cleveland Browns, San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks. In 2007, Edwards was a Pro Bowl selection. He is currently a free agent.

Purpose and Activities

The foundation is dedicated to addressing and meeting the needs of under-served youth in the concentrated area of education. Its goal is to emphasize the importance of education by providing scholarships and incentives to youth who demonstrate strong commitment and effort to excel in academics, conduct and community volunteerism. BEF will partner with schools, corporate and non profit entities in an effort to collectively affect change in the lives of individuals in which they serve.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Arts and culture
  • Music
  • Opera
  • Performing arts

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $7,365 (market value)

Gifts received: $133,775

Expenditures: $131,246

Total giving: $6,000

Qualifying distributions: $119,540

Giving activities include:

$6,000 for 2 grants (high: $5,000; low: $1,000)