About Crain Maling Foundation


The Crain-Maling Foundation was founded in 2007 to support education and spiritual growth, cultural activities and medical research.  Its mission is to provide opportunities for innovation in education, spiritual development, sponsorship of cultural events and advances in medical research.  

Dr. Michael Maling

President / CEO /  Director



Mrs. Marissa Iancu



Ms. Elise Maling 



Dr. Michael S. Maling, Psy.D., is a clinical psychologist in private practice for over twenty years.  He is also on staff at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and a faculty member at Northwestern University. Dr. Maling is a trustee at Hendrix College and the chairman of the Crain-Maling Center for Jewish Culture. He serves on the board of directors of the Associated Talmud Torahs and American Friends of Bar-Ilan University, and is a member of the curator board of Jewish Educational Media (JEM). Dr. Maling was also a Director of the Joseph and Bessie Feinberg Foundation.  For his exceptional philanthropic efforts, Dr. Maling is the recipient of the Arkansas Federation's prestigious Tikkun Olam Award. 

Mrs. Beatrice Crain

Former Chaiman / CEO / Director

In Memoriam 1921 - 2021