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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.

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Reinvent Stockton is awarding $115K grants to local organizations. Here's who can apply
Foundation: James Irvine Foundation, Irvine Foundation

The James Irvine Foundation is providing funding for at least 10 subgrants of up to $115,000 for different organizations working with...more

The James Irvine Foundation Invests $2.7 Million in the First Phase of Just San Bernardino ...
Foundation: Inland Empire Community Foundation, James Irvine Foundation, Irvine Foundation

... $2.7 million project grant from The James Irvine Foundation, and support from its community partner, the Inland Empire Community...more

We stand with 30+ CA philanthropic... - The James Irvine Foundation
Foundation: James Irvine Foundation, Irvine Foundation

We stand with 30+ CA philanthropic organizations to address deep racial inequities and call to increase public investment in our communities....more

Call for Nominations: Invest in California’s Future
Foundation: James Irvine Foundation, Irvine Foundation

The James Irvine Foundation announces its open nominations for the 2021 Leadership Awards. The Awards recognize exceptional leadership, characterized by significance, innovation, effectiveness,...more

$100000 grant awarded to valley collaborative for career training
Foundation: James Irvine Foundation, Irvine Foundation

(KSEE/KGPE) — The South Valley Industrial Collaborative (SVIC) has been awarded a $100,000 grant from The James Irvine Foundation...more

Heidi Duckler Dance Presents EBB & FLOW: CHINATOWN
Foundation: California Community Foundation, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Annenberg Foundation, James Irvine Foundation, Annenberg Foundation, Irvine Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies

... Dance/USA and Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and awards from the California Community Foundation, James Irvine Foundation, California...more

MLKCH CEO Dr. Elaine Batchlor receives prestigious James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award
Foundation: James Irvine Foundation, Irvine Foundation

The prestigious prize, which comes with a grant of $250,000, recognizes ... With about $2.3 billion in assets, the Foundation made grants of $9...more

Salinas nonprofits to get shot at $1M for community engagement, leadership development
Foundation: Community Foundation for Monterey County, James Irvine Foundation, Irvine Foundation

The James Irvine Foundation of San Francisco chose the Community Foundation of Monterey County as a regranting partner for an 18-month...more

CSU Secures Philanthropic Support for Graduation Initiative 2025
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Lumina Foundation, Stupski Foundation, James Irvine Foundation, Irvine Foundation

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

Irvine Foundation Awards $14.2 Million in March Grants
Foundation: Community Foundation for Monterey County, James Irvine Foundation, Irvine Foundation, Central Valley Community Foundation

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

Illustrative Grants from James Irvine Foundation



Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music-$225,000

Kuumbwa Jazz Center-$250,000

Lobero Theatre Foundation-$325,000

Monterey Museum Of Art-$300,000

Monterey Symphony-$275,000

Museum of Ventura County-$275,000

National Steinbeck Center-$275,000

Ojai Festivals Limited-$250,000

Rubicon Theatre Company-$325,000

San Luis Obispo Art Center-$225,000



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