About CSEF

The Comer Science and Education Foundation is a private, family foundation (a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt entity) dedicated to supporting innovative programs making a positive impact on the lives of individuals and communities. The Foundation was incorporated on June 29, 1998.

The Foundation provides funding for organizations in an array of fields including education, environment, health and social services as well as neighborhood rehabilitation.

About Gary Comer

The late Gary Comer founder of the Lands’ End clothing company, possessed not only remarkable business savvy, but also a unique vision that inspired all who knew him. His singular curiosity and passion for helping others to build better lives led to the creation of the Comer Science and Education Foundation. Since Mr. Comer’s death, his family continues to advance the work of CSEF. Each initiative not only receives financial support, but the continued support and active involvement of the Comers to make the goals within each of these areas a reality.