The foundation actively embraces and encourages entrepreneurship as the source and strategy for economic growth, community development and economically independent individuals.
To champion the entrepreneurial spirit by providing information, research and educational experiences that support entrepreneurship and the free enterprise system, consistent with the intent of our founders, Edward and Darlene Lowe.
In 1985 Ed and Darlene created the Edward Lowe Foundation to “champion the entrepreneurial spirit” as a cornerstone of the free enterprise system. Today the foundation pursues two goals to fulfill its mission. The first is to help second-stage business owners take their companies to the next level through peer learning. The second is to encourage wider understanding of the vital role second-stage companies play in the U.S. economy.