The James Irvine Foundation was established in 1937 by James Irvine himself as a primary stockholder of The Irvine Company.
The guiding principle of the foundation is the idea of expanding opportunity.
The goals of the foundation is to advance the educational and economic prospects of low-income Californians to share in and create California's prosperity; to engage a broad cross section of Californians in the civic and cultural life of their communities and the state; to enhance mutual understanding and communication among diverse, racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups; and enrich the state's intellectual and creative environment.
... Building in Salinas to launch the new Latino-focused philanthropic initiative. ... We want to build a culture of philanthropy and grow opportunity for the ... residents by inspiring philanthropy...more
Newswise — The California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office has secured more than $3 million in philanthropic support for Graduation Initiative 2025. The CSU actively sought grants from...more
The James Irvine Foundation has announced eleven grants totaling more than $14.2 million to organizations working to expand opportunity for all Californians. The foundation's March grants include...more