The mission of the O.P. and W.E. Edwards Foundation General Fund is to provide funding support for programs and non-profit organizations working to provide a bridge to a life of greater opportunity for low-income, at-risk and under-served children, youth and their families.


Grants are made for:

  • general support
  • program support
  • emergency support
  • matching challenge grants

Grants are made in the areas of:

Our  emphasis is on direct services to youth and families with a primary focus on Early Childhood Care and Education.

We do not make grants for:

  • capital projects
  • endowments
  • debt reduction
The O.P. and W.E. Edwards Foundation does not accept unsolicited grant applications.