The Foundation funds nonprofit organizations primarily based in San Diego, California and Omaha, Nebraska with a proven record of achieving measurable and meaningful results. We’re passionate about creating and advancing sustainable high-quality healthcare delivery models that improve care, at a lower cost, for seniors and their families. By working with our grantees we are making a significant, positive impact on all seniors’ lives.

Grantees share Gary’s and Mary’s commitment to our nation’s seniors and positively transforming healthcare delivery for all Americans. We’re passionate about creating and advancing sustainable high-quality healthcare delivery models that improve care, at a lower cost, for seniors and their families.

To date, the Foundation has awarded over 400 grants totaling more than $181 million. Examples of San Diego-based grant recipients include Serving Seniors and the Gary and Mary West Senior Wellness Center, a unique community-based care model providing low-income seniors two meals a day and access to more than 25 nonprofit organizations and support services. The Foundation will also launch the Gary and Mary West Senior Dental Center in mid-2016, a state-of-the-art community dental clinic seamlessly integrated into Serving Seniors’ suite of clinical and non-clinical services provided at the Gary and Mary West Senior Wellness Center to create a one-of-a-kind, comprehensive resource for seniors.

The Gary and Mary West Foundation develops high-impact partnerships with its nonprofit partners to make a significant impact for seniors and accepts grant applications by invitation only.