About the company

The Wilshire Foundation, created by the team at Wilshire Financial, is a diverse and dynamic company by design. We create programs and invest in organizations that change the fabric of the planet by changing consciousness. Our partners have transformative potential and can lead us to uncover ways of addressing chronic environmental, social, and economic challenges.

It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.


It starts now

Entrepreneurial approaches can make efforts to address social challenges faster, smarter, and more impactful.


Making the world a better place

We work to use new technologies, collaborate with other risk-takers and accelerate innovative approaches to social change.



We believe that the definition and practice of philanthropy needs a major reboot so we can make real progress toward addressing chronic challenges.

Honors and Awards

2021 Global Excellence Award

This award highlights the Wilshire Foundation's outstanding achievements, advancements, and innovations in international business and global affairs. It recognizes excellence in senior leadership and effective and responsive public administration in countries worldwide. Members of the CISFR include the World Trade Organization, the United Nations, International Conscious Capital, and the Environmental Protection Agency.

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2019 International Business Excellence Award (IBEA)

Wilshire Financial and Wilshire Foundation was presented with the International Business Excellence Award in February 2019 in New York, New York, for constructing innovative programs and investments that address chronic environmental, social, and economic challenges in unique and transformative ways.

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2018 Conscious Capital Award

Wilshire Foundation has been recognized with the coveted international Conscious Capital Award (CCA) in October 2018 for improving air quality, reducing pollution, creating clean water, providing clean food, and improving the quality of life in affected communities.

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How it works?

See things in the present, even if they are in the future. Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.

  • Emerson
    The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.
  • Anonymous

    Start where you are. Use what you have.  Do what you can.

  • Anne Frank
    How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
    Anne Frank
  • - Chris Grosse
    Opportunities don't happen. You create them.
    - Chris Grosse
  • - Kevin Kruse
    Life isn’t about getting and having, it’s about giving and being.
    - Kevin Kruse
  • - Amelia Earhart
    The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.
    - Amelia Earhart


Innovation requires taking risks to discover new ideas and approaches that keep up with a rapidly changing world. We believe that trying and testing assumptions about what works, sharing the results of those tests and building a culture of courage are key to problem solving.

"Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts." -Winston Churchill