finding your edge

The EDGE Foundation
Cultivating Potential

Education | Development | Guidance | Empowerment

The EDGE Foundation was founded in 2021 by Curt Maggitt, with the mission of helping to identify and develop high-potential youth from Knoxville’s inner-city. Curt’s goal is to help young people uncover their potential and make the most of their talents and abilities. The EDGE Foundation strives to help youth build better lives for themselves and to help them reach their highest potential.

The EDGE Foundation Mission

The EDGE Foundation is built on three core tenants: hard work, integrity, and service. Curt believes that these three principles are essential for young people to reach their full potential. By refusing to make excuses, standing on moral uprightness, and serving others, young people can overcome any and all challenges their environment may present.

Curt is committed to helping the young people of Knoxville reach new heights of success. His goal is to identify and develop high-potential youth from Knoxville’s inner-city, so they can achieve success and make a positive impact on their community. Curt believes in the potential of Knoxville’s youth and hope to provide the necessary tools and resources for them to unlock it.

Refusing Excuses

The EDGE Foundation believes that any young person can reach their full potential despite their environment. Curt understands that every person has value and can make a difference in the world. He aims to teach youth to refuse to make excuses, embrace hard work, and stand up for their values and beliefs. By foregoing excuses, our youth can unlock their potential and find success.

Upholding Integrity

Through The EDGE Foundation, Curt strives to instill a sense of integrity in all youth. The goal is teach all involved young people the importance of standing on their own two feet and making moral decisions. Through upholding integrity, all young person will be able to make a difference and find success in their lives.

Serving Others

The EDGE Foundation believes that any young person can reach their full potential despite their environment. Curt understands that every person has value and can make a difference in the world. He aims to teach youth to refuse to make excuses, embrace hard work, and stand up for their values and beliefs. By foregoing excuses, our youth can unlock their potential and find success.

Continuous improvement through challenges

The EDGE Foundation has a clear mission – to help young people reach their full potential and become successful members of society. Curt understands that building a well-equipped toolbox of skills is crucial to achieve this goal. All programs and training sessions are strategically designed to develop both hard and soft skills that are essential for success. Curt firmly believes that with the right tools and opportunities, young people can achieve anything they set their mind to. The EDGE Foundation is dedicated to serving our community and creating a lasting impact in the lives of those it serves.

Overcoming obstacles with The EDGE Foundation

Believe in Yourself -
Reach Your Full Potential

No matter what challenges life may throw your way, growth is always possible. This is the mindset that Curt and The EDGE Foundation are promoting to young people. Through their work, they inspire others to adhere to the Kaizen process of continually making small steps towards improvement, even when their environment isn’t supportive of growth. Curt’s own life is a testament to the power of continuous growth and improvement, as he has achieved tremendous success despite facing significant obstacles. With dedication and determination, anyone can grow and overcome the toughest of situations. The EDGE Foundation is here to help young people believe in themselves and achieve their full potential.

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