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Besse Johnson and George Blanton Allen Memorial Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-10-21

At A Glance

Besse Johnson and George Blanton Allen Memorial Foundation

P.O. Box 4655, MC221

Atlanta, GA United States 30302-4655

Telephone: (404) 813-2021


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-12-31)

Assets: $1,611,499

Total giving: $84,000




Established in 1980 in GA

Purpose and Activities

The foundation supports a variety of charitable organizations in metro Atlanta including education, health, culture, religion and social service. Priority is given to Piedmont Hospital. The majority of the foundation’s funding goes towards capital projects in Atlanta, but grants for program and specific project support are also considered. .

Fields of Interest

  • Cultural awareness
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Human services
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • People with disabilities
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-12-31

Assets: $1,611,499 (market value)

Expenditures: $115,651

Total giving: $84,000

Qualifying distributions: $98,667