Gary and Mary West Foundation

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High-Impact Grantmaking

The Gary and Mary West Foundation is one of only a handful of private foundations in the United States exclusively focused on addressing the needs of vulnerable seniors. Grants are awarded based on their potential to advance successful aging in America.

Seniors deserve better solutions and our deep support. They desperately need it and we are going to make sure they receive it and are not forgotten.
Gary West
Founder & Trustee,
Gary and Mary West Foundation
$500 Million+
For successful aging initiatives
Grants and collaborations distributed
58 Million+
U.S. Seniors impacted
1 in 5 Americans will be 65 or older
Addressing a Critical Need

We are in the midst of one of the biggest demographic shifts in U.S. history as baby boomers turn 65 at the rate of 10,000 a day.

Collaborators & Grantees

Civica Rx Logo
Cirvica Rx is a non-profit focused on improving community health through innovative solutions and access to affordable healthcare resources.
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Challenge Center Logo
Challenge Center is a non-profit offering rehabilitation and wellness programs to enhance the lives of individuals with physical disabilities.
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Interfaith Community Services Logo
Interfaith Community Services is a non-profit providing diverse programs to help people in need, fostering a compassionate and inclusive community.
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Legal Aid Society Of San Diego Logo
Legal Aid Society of San Diego provides free legal services to low-income individuals, ensuring equal access to justice.
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Clearly demonstrate our core values and for us, it is all about changing and saving the lives of seniors struggling to meet their basic needs.
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The Institute conducts medical research, creates models to improve senior care and enhance healthcare delivery.
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The Policy Center conducts research, education and outreach on healthcare costs and prescription drug pricing.
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