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The Maclellan Foundation, Inc.

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Last Updated: 2016-08-25

At A Glance

The Maclellan Foundation, Inc.

820 Broad St., Ste. 300

Chattanooga, TN United States 37402-2604

Telephone: (423) 755-1366

URL: www.maclellan.net/cms/chattanooga

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Family foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $302,428,777

Total giving: $26,417,080

EIN

626041468

BRIDGE Number

1238881051

Additional Contact Information

Additional e-mail: support@maclellan.net

Background

Incorporated in 1945 in DE; reincorporated in TN in 1992 - The late Robert J. Maclellan, an insurance executive, was chairman of the Provident Life and Accident Insurance Co. of Chattanooga and a director of the American Trust and Banking Company. In 1954, Mr. Maclellan established a second foundation known as the R. J. Maclellan Charitable Trust, which is smaller in size of assets and more local in scope of activities. In addition to gifts from R. J. Maclellan, the Maclellan Foundation, Inc. is supported by contributions from other members of the Maclellan family, notably the estate of Robert L. Maclellan, who was chairman and chief executive officer of the Provident Life and Accident Insurance Co. at the time of his death in 1971. The R.J. Maclellan Charitable Trust was merged into the Maclellan Foundation, Inc. as of September 14, 2000

Purpose and Activities

The purpose of the foundation in the Chattanooga area is to provide financial and leadership resources to foster biblical Christian values in the community and meet practical and spiritual needs. This is primarily accomplished through faith-based ministries. On a national basis, the foundation's vision is to see strong families worshipping in healthy churches, influencing culture, and seeking to serve God above all else. The focus is on nationwide strategies that deliver faith-based solutions.On an international basis, the foundation's vision is to see a vibrant, disciplined, reproducing church. The focus is on establishing and strengthening the church, discipleship and leadership development, promoting community transformation, and increasing access to Scripture.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Program-Related Investment

The foundation makes PRIs, in the form of loans, to Christian organizations.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Christianity
  • Protestantism
  • Religion
International Interests
  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Eastern Europe
  • Middle East
Population Groups
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Children
  • Children and youth
  • Christians
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Low-income and poor people
  • People of Latin American descent
  • Young adults
Organizations
  • Associations

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $302,428,777 (market value)

Expenditures: $37,935,593

Total giving: $26,417,080

Qualifying distributions: $31,327,463

Giving activities include:

$26,417,080 for 47 grants (high: $21,525,000