Our Mission

The Edge is a dynamic and results-driven 501(c)(3) youth development organization dedicated to driving direct services that propel young lives forward. Harnessing the power of culturally relevant arts and diverse platforms, we actively engage, educate, and empower youth to unlock their full potential.

2022 – 2023 Impact



Direct Service


Total Service


Direct Staff Investment


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News & Blog

CreARTE Awards The Edge

CreARTE Awards The Edge

CreARTE Awards The EdgeNovember 16, 2023THE MOTIVATIONAL EDGE NAMED 2023 CreARTE GRANT RECIPIENT, RECEIVES $100,000 DONATION FROM THE JORGE M. PÉREZ FAMILY FOUNDATION  Pérez Family to Distribute $5 Million in Grants to 39 Cultural Organizations Supporting and...

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Treasure Coast Business

Treasure Coast Business

Dyer Difference Award Promotes Education and SportsmanshipJuly 27th, 2023For the past 15 years, youth in South Florida who might not have had a whole lot of chances to learn, develop leadership skills, and grow to their fullest potential have been finding their way to...

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$1.9 Million Awarded to The Edge

$1.9 Million Awarded to The Edge

Community Newspapers: The Motivational Edge receives funding from The Children’s Trust for youth developmentMay 13th, 2023$1.9 million dollars has been awarded to The Motivational Edge to support Youth Development services through its wellness, academic, music and...

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