The mission of The James Irvine Foundation is to expand opportunity for the people of California to participate in a vibrant, successful and inclusive society.
James Irvine, a California agricultural pioneer, established the Irvine Foundation in 1937 to benefit the people of California. Over the last 70 years, the Foundation has met the objectives of its founder by providing over $1 billion in grants to more than 3,000 nonprofit organizations.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is putting his money where his mouth is, with a $22 million initiative to support community ownership of real estate.
The Community Ownership for Community Power...more
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