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The Carrie E. and Lena V. Glenn Foundation, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-07-22

At A Glance

The Carrie E. and Lena V. Glenn Foundation, Inc.

1552 Union Rd., Ste. D

Gastonia, NC United States 28054-5582

Telephone: (704) 867-0296


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-06-30)

Assets: $7,159,529

Total giving: $261,000






Established in 1971 in NC - Founded by 2 Gastonia sisters who lived frugally, invested wisely and left close to $3 million when they died. They had never married and had no direct heirs. One was a school teacher, the other a librarian

Purpose and Activities

To promote and support the charitable spirit of the Glenn sisters by helping people in need through grants for religious, health, educational and community needs.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Child welfare
  • Christianity
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Environment
  • Family services
  • Health
  • Human services
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Children
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Ethnic and racial groups
  • Female adults
  • Female children and youth
  • Female infants and toddlers
  • Females
  • Homeless people
  • Infants and toddlers
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Male adults
  • Male children and youth
  • Male infants and toddlers
  • Males
  • People of African descent
  • People of Latin American descent
  • People with disabilities
  • People with HIV/AIDS
  • People with physical disabilities
  • People with psychosocial disabilities
  • Seniors
  • Single parents
  • Students
  • Substance abusers
  • Terminally ill people
  • Victims of crime and abuse
  • Young adults

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-06-30

Assets: $7,159,529 (market value)

Expenditures: $416,156

Total giving: $261,000

Qualifying distributions: $330,830