Wescom Foundation

Building Better Communities in Southern California

aka WeCare Foundation   |   Pasadena, CA   |  https://www.wescom.org/About-Us/Foundation

Mission

To help improve the lives and living conditions of all Southern Californians by supporting nonprofit community organizations through strategic grantmaking and community engagement.

Ruling year info

2000

Director

Jessie Mosqueda

Senior Development and Grants Manager

Alfredo Olvera

Main address

123 S Marengo Ave

Pasadena, CA 91101 USA

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Formerly known as

Wescom WeCare Foundation

EIN

31-1709115

NTEE code info

Corporate Foundations (T21)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Place-Based Grantmaking

Foundation Focus Areas:

• Critical Human Needs - Grants to nonprofits that provide shelter and food for vulnerable families and individuals.

• Financial Wellness - Grants to nonprofits that promote greater economic mobility through workforce development and financial literacy.

• Disaster Response - Grants to nonprofits that support relief and recovery efforts for victims of natural disasters in Southern California.

Population(s) Served
Extremely poor people
Homeless people
Low-income people
Working poor

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Total dollar amount of grants awarded

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Extremely poor people, Homeless people, Low-income people, Working poor

Related Program

Place-Based Grantmaking

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

The Wescom Foundation works to improve the lives of Southern Californians by supporting community-based organizations through strategic grantmaking and community engagement.

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • Who are the people you serve with your mission?

    Southern California communities.

  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Email,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To strengthen relationships with the people we serve,

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    Our staff, Our board,

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Wescom Foundation

Board of directors
as of 2/24/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Tracey Flynn

Wescom Credit Union

Term: 2022 - 2024

Jennifer Foyer

Wescom Credit Union

Abigail Ruiz

Wescom Credit Union

Kimberly Brizuela

Wescom Credit Union

Shannon Brammer

Wescom Credit Union

Tammy Bryant-Porter

Wescom Credit Union

Keisha Tapper

Wescom Credit Union

Ralph Bautista

Wescom Credit Union

Adriana Welch

Wescom Credit Union

Stephen Boyle

Wescom Credit Union

Jaanvi Parkhani

Wescom Credit Union

Lisa Thompson

Wescom Credit Union

Lynzi Truong

Wescom Credit Union

Dan Moore

Wescom Credit Union

Jennifer Jeske

Wescom Credit Union

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Not applicable
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 02/24/2022

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? GuideStar partnered on this section with CHANGE Philanthropy and Equity in the Center.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Hispanic/Latino/Latina/Latinx

The organization's co-leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Hispanic/Latino/Latina/Latinx

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

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Sexual orientation

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Disability

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