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The Edgar A. Thurman Charitable Foundation for Children


Last Updated: 2016-02-29

At A Glance

The Edgar A. Thurman Charitable Foundation for Children

P.O. Box 1908

Orlando, FL United States 32802-1908

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-07-01)

Assets: $7,186,474

Total giving: $237,500



Additional Contact Information

Application address: c/o SunTrust Bank, Attn.: Jacquetta Simmons, P.O. Box 13888, Roanoke, VA 24038, tel.: (540) 982-3076


Trust established in 1952 in VA

Purpose and Activities

Giving to provide maintenance, care, and education for needy children; support for orphanages, youth agencies, preschool education, and social service agencies.

Fields of Interest

  • Child welfare
  • Christianity
  • Early childhood education
  • Family services
  • Food banks
  • Human services
  • Museums
  • Youth development
Population Groups
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • People with vision impairments

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-07-01

Assets: $7,186,474 (market value)

Expenditures: $315,197

Total giving: $237,500

Qualifying distributions: $271,719

Giving activities include:

$237,500 for 35 grants (high: $10,000; low: $2,000)