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Archstone Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-11

At A Glance

Archstone Foundation

401 E. Ocean Blvd., Ste. 1000

Long Beach, CA United States 90802-4933

Telephone: (562) 590-8655


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Health conversion foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-06-30)

Assets: $119,397,349

Total giving: $5,305,310






Established in 1985 in CA; created as a result of the conversion of the nonprofit FHP health maintenance organization; status changed to a private foundation in 1998 - The foundation, a nonprofit grantmaking organization, is focused on the broad issues of health and healthcare delivery through the endowment resulting from the conversion agreement between the State of California and the FHP Corporation. The foundation was originally known as the FHP Foundation and changed its name to the Archstone Foundation in 1996 to create a completely separate identity from the FHP Corporation, which was being acquired by PacifiCare Health Systems. The name Archstone Foundation was selected by the Board of Directors as it represented the foundation's values of building for lasting change and working in partnership with others

Purpose and Activities

Giving toward the preparation of society in meeting the needs of an aging population. The majority of the foundation's resources are allocated to programs that address elder abuse prevention, fall prevention among the elderly, end-of-life issues, and emerging needs within the field of aging.

Fields of Interest

  • Geriatrics
  • Gerontology
  • Human services
  • Palliative care
  • Senior services
  • Special population support
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Adults
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Older adults
  • Seniors

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-06-30

Assets: $119,397,349 (market value)

Expenditures: $8,641,212

Total giving: $5,305,310

Qualifying distributions: $7,245,279