The Irvine Foundation is governed by an independent Board of Directors, which is responsible for ensuring that the Foundation manages its finances, operations and grantmaking programs to advance its mission and goals. The board sets the strategic direction of the Foundation and oversees its governance as set forth in a set of documents, including its bylaws, board committee charters and policies.
The board believes that, as a tax-exempt organization, Irvine is accountable to the people of California. Accordingly, we provide information in this section about the Foundation’s governance structure and the policies that govern its operations and the activities of its directors and staff.
- Bylaws (181 KB, PDF) — This document sets forth the rules governing the operations of the Board of Directors, board committees, officers and related matters.
- Board of Directors — This page describes the role of Irvine’s Board of Directors and the rules governing its composition and operations.
- Board Committees — This page describes the functions of the board’s standing committees and provides links to the committee charters.
- Policies — This page provides information about the Foundation’s key policies, including its Conflict of Interest Policy and Financial Responsibility Policy.
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