Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence
The Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence (Ed Fund) was founded in 1978 as a 501(c)(3) affiliate organization of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence.
The Ed Fund is the gun violence prevention movement's premier research intermediary and founder of the Consortium for Risk-Based Firearm Policy, a group of academics and practitioners who collaborate to develop innovative recommendations for policymakers. Through groundbreaking research, the Ed Fund seeks to support, educate, and influence advocates and policy-makers on innovative strategies to move the gun violence prevention movement forward. We have pioneered new approaches to address the intersection between mental illness and gun violence; promoted 21st century crime-solving technologies like microstamping; and engaged with community members and stakeholders to create an impacted communities voter bloc trained to advocate for policies that stop gun violence.
The Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence (Ed Fund) was founded in 1978 as a 501(c)(3) affiliate organization of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence. The Ed Fund has engaged in a number of successful public education campaigns over the years aimed at reducing gun death and injury.