Global Wellness Institute Announces Non-Profit Status

Global Wellness Institute, an international organization dedicated to positively impacting the future of the wellness industry, has officially been granted its 501(c)(3) status from the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS). “Our mission is to empower wellness worldwide by facilitating cross-industry collaboration and providing proprietary global research with the ultimate vision of ensuring optimal wellbeing for people everywhere,” says Susie Ellis, chairman and CEO of the GWI. “Education is paramount to that vision and is the cornerstone of the GWI’s goals and initiatives.” 

While the GWI is a private educational foundation and not a public charity, it is now able to accept financial support (tax deductible) from individuals and organizations interested in furthering the GWI's work. “We believe that the GWI has been instrumental in propelling wellness from an industry trend into a global movement," says Ellis. “Our research, statistics, and information have been downloaded by thousands— from ministers of tourism and development to other government officials to business and corporation leaders, management consultancies, and universities.”