Our Foundations

The Maclellan Foundation, Inc.

Incorporated in 1945 by Robert J. Maclellan, his sister Dora Maclellan Brown, and his son Robert L. Maclellan, The Maclellan Foundation, Inc. is the largest and oldest of the Maclellan Family Foundations. The foundation is focused on establishing and strengthening the local church, promoting discipleship and leadership development, sparking community transformation, promoting the power of prayer, advocating for generosity, and increasing access to Scripture. The foundation provides financial and leadership resources to faith-based ministries, helping to foster biblical Christian values in the community by meeting practical and spiritual needs.

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Robert L. and Kathrina H. Maclellan Foundation

Incorporated in February of 1972 by Mrs. Robert Llewellyn Maclellan, the Robert L. and Kathrina H. Maclellan Foundation seeks to fulfill Robert's wish that his estate be used "for the benefit of our community and the needs of its people." The foundation supports the church as it expands by word and deed to provide the blessings of shalom. Focused primarily on the Greater Chattanooga area, the foundation supports evangelical Christian ministries with an emphasis on youth, family, education, leadership, and redemption. Applications are accepted by invitation only.

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Christian Education Charitable Trust

We proactively explore and promote fresh, innovative approaches to Christian education that go beyond traditional practices, in order to integrate technology and scalability with instruction inspired by Scripture and in order to secure a broad extension of mission to serve new markets.