• Optimist Park
  • Rotary Pavillion
  • Playground at Martha Rivers Park
  • Village Chapel
  • South Fork Bridge
  • Biggers Mural
  • Pops in the Park
  • Village Brochure

Our Values Statements

  • We will maintain integrity, transparency and practice good stewardship in all operations and deliberations.
  • We will promote self-reliance and independence of grantees in our grant making.
  • We will make grants free of self-dealing or other conflicts of interest.
  • We will partner with other community organizations, when appropriate, for the good of the community.
  • We will promote fairness and equity, without discrimination, in all our operations.
  • We will strive to maintain a diverse board of directors whose pulse is on the community.

Our Mission

Our mission is to perpetuate the legacy of the Glenn sisters by providing resources where they are most needed to do the most good for the greater Gaston community. 


The Glenn Foundation has concluded deliberations for the 2018 grant cycle and made 27 grants totaling $285,000.  Grants ranged in size from $2,500 to $29,000.  For a complete list of 2018 grants, click on the Announcements page. 

Deadline for 2019 applications is Friday, March 1, 2019.  Application packets are not available on this website.  Use the Contact Us tab to request an application form.  The 2019 Application form will be available in November 2018.