EIN 85-4002671

Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angel

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Epilepsy Foundation LA leads fight against epilepsy, promoting fairness and supportive care through public awareness and virtual activities.
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Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angel is a subordinate organization under Epilepsy Foundation.
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Program areas at Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angel

Specialty care: improve access to and quality of specialty care to improve outcomes for children with Epilepsy. Efla does this by helping expedite access to specialty care through our 800# helpline and funding pediatric epileptologist fellows. Specifically, efla continued our care and cure initiatives to support the training of specialists at medical Epilepsy centers in our region: (a) ucla david geffen school of medicine (b) children's hospital Los angeles (c) usc keck school of medicine.
Supportive care: promote seizure freedom and safety and to improve and save lives. Organized and offered a variety of virtual activities to disseminate information and updates on Epilepsy and Epilepsy treatment. We conducted Epilepsy and seizure first aid training in the community, monthly Epilepsy 101 sessions with families and individuals affected by Epilepsy, monthly seizure first aid training certification courses, monthly support groups, partnered with local Epilepsy centers to host multiple educational session on various topics, provided training and updates on Epilepsy to school nurses and school personnel. Efla connects people affected by Epilepsy to one another to build community and support and to ultimately empower them to pursue their utmost quality of life. Efla does this by offering multiple networking activities art therapy, music therapy, employment readiness workshops, and other social activities. Through the 800# helpline, efla helps people navigate their Epilepsy journey by providing information, referral and an emergency assistance program.
Public education and awareness: promote understanding, fairness, access and justice for those with Epilepsy. Promoted awareness about Epilepsy and efla through community events, website and social media so that more people are informed and inspired to join the fight to end Epilepsy together. Promoted awareness to grow the number of grassroot advocates. Efla led educating state legislators and legislative staff and other key stakeholders regarding the needs of children with Epilepsy and training opportunities. Efla advocated for measures that benefit people with Epilepsy, and continued involvement with advocacy coalitions. In conjunction with the Epilepsy Foundation of america, we participated in nationwide advocacy through the public policy institute and teens speak up to advocate for more funding for Epilepsy research and public health programs and engage young people as advocates. Education to the public-at-large was delivered through seizure recognition and first aid trainings to employers, schools, and through partner community agencies. Efla participated in the California school nurses organization's annual conference to update school nurses on the latest treatments in Epilepsy and how best to support students with seizures.

Grants made by Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angel

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA)Pediatric Genetics Program Endowment To Train A Pediatric Genetics Fellow.$266,700

Who funds Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angel

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Garnier AudetteepilepsyGeneral Operating$106,547
American Endowment FoundationDisease/disorder$59,500
American Online Giving FoundationGeneral Support$31,113
...and 24 more grants received totalling $406,354

Personnel at Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angel

Rebekkah HalliwellExecutive Director$88,430
Julie PalettaFinance Director$60,209
Travis Losey, MD xMedical Director, Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology, Loma Linda University Medical Center Close
William Sutherling, MD xMedical Director, Epilepsy and Brain Mapping Program, Huntington Memorial Medical Center Close
Bill FeemanDirector of Client Services, Westside Regional Center Close
...and 13 more key personnel

Financials for Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angel

RevenuesFYE 06/2023
Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,274,747
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$161,247
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$300,095
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$1,736,089

Form 990s for Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angel

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-062023-03-29990View PDF
2021-062022-03-16990View PDF
2021-062022-03-05990View PDF
Data update history
October 25, 2023
Received grants
Identified 5 new grant, including a grant for $59,500 from American Endowment Foundation
August 29, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 9 new personnel
June 27, 2023
Received grants
Identified 16 new grant, including a grant for $106,547 from Garnier Audetteepilepsy
June 15, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
June 13, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 41 new personnel
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General information
5777 W Century Blvd 820
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Metro area
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA
Los Angeles County, CA
Website URL
(310) 670-2870
IRS details
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Form 990
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
G50: Nerve, Muscle, and Bone Diseases
NAICS code, primary
813212: Health and Disease Research Fundraising Organizations
Parent/child status
Subordinate organization
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