Our Mission

NMSS NCC Laurel PhotoTo significantly assist individuals and families who, through no fault of their own, have experienced an injury, illness, disability, or catastrophic life event, and who are suffering financial hardship. Change a Life Foundation provides support for critically needed assistance that promotes self-sufficiency, and improves quality of life.

Our Vision

To change one life at a time.

Our Strategy

To award focused and restricted grant monies to pre-approved nonprofit partners who identify clients they work with, within their own case management. Change a Life Foundation partners with only California nonprofit organizations that have been pre-approved and pre-selected by the Board of Directors. Change a Life Foundation’s pre-approved partners identify clients in need who will gain a greater self-sufficiency and who will receive additional services their organization provides. It clearly is the perfect fit. The Foundation’s focus is to assist individuals in helping themselves, as well as help them become more independent and self-sufficient. The goal is for individuals to contribute and ultimately become productive members of their communities.

In 2017, Change a Life Foundation awarded 213 grants totaling $1,100,162 to individuals and families through our 60+ pre-approved nonprofit partner organizations. The Foundation does not accept unsolicited grants nor grant requests from individuals not within the case management of the pre-approved partners.


“…Whoever saves a life, it is considered as if he saved an entire world.”

Babylonian Talmud