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Myrtle L. Atkinson Foundation


Last Updated: 2015-09-24

At A Glance

Myrtle L. Atkinson Foundation

5 Pembroke Pl.

Menlo Park, CA United States 94025-5859

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2013-12-31)

Assets: $8,679,302

Total giving: $378,000






Incorporated in 1939 in NV. Reincorporated in 1940 in CA.

Purpose and Activities

Giving to teach, promulgate and disseminate the Gospel of Jesus Christ throughout the world and also to unite in Christian Fellowship the large number of consecrated Christians in the various evangelical churches; to encourage and promote religious, scientific, technical and all other kinds of education, enlightenment and research. Giving mainly for capital funds for Christian churches and evangelism; support also for local and international relief and welfare agencies, literacy, hospices, and hunger.

Fields of Interest

  • Adult literacy
  • Christianity
  • Education
  • Food aid
  • Graduate and professional education
  • Health
  • Hospice care
  • Human services
  • Protestantism
  • Reading promotion
  • Theology
Population Groups
  • Christians
  • Ethnic and racial groups
  • Females
  • People with physical disabilities
  • Terminally ill people
  • Victims of crime and abuse

Financial Data

Year ended 2013-12-31

Assets: $8,679,302 (market value)

Expenditures: $455,789

Total giving: $378,000

Qualifying distributions: $378,000

Giving activities include:

$378,000 for 56 grants (high: $25,000; low: $2,000)