It is the Mission of The Edward and Mary Lord Foundation to financially support programs and capital projects of local non-profit organizations who provide services to New London County, Connecticut populations of elderly persons, children and programs involved in community health care. The Mission also seeks to provide support to the local arts and cultural community.  In addition, the Foundation provides support to local community colleges with endowment and scholarship funding. Through this philanthropy, it is the goal of The Edward and Mary Lord Foundation to improve the immediate welfare of the target populations as well as to make a worthwhile impact on their future welfare and that of our community.