The Charles Edison Fund is an endowed philanthropic institution dedicated to the support of worthwhile endeavors generally within the areas of medical research, science education and historic preservation. The Fund is an extension of the benefactions and aspirations of its Founder, a man of discerning foresight, rare achievement, and background.
The Edison Lecture Series was established by Paul Christensen, President of the Charles Edison Fund, in 1989. The lectures focus on topics arising from research in science and technology. Topics are intended to encourage students to seek careers in these disciplines and help teachers to pursue academic vocations and research in these areas. .