June 17, 2009
Grants Approved by The James Irvine Foundation
Board of Directors
Arts Innovation Fund
The American Conservatory Theater Foundation
To develop a new program of study that would provide actors with the skills to create, produce and market their own theatrical work that targets younger audiences in nontraditional venues, payable over 48 months.
Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center
To support artistic, programmatic and institutional changes that incorporate the perspectives of contemporary artists into new audience-engagement efforts and institutional planning, payable over 48 months.
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
To transform the use and identity of the museum’s two distinct locations to better target audiences and artists, payable over 36 months.
Oakland Museum of California Foundation
To create interactive museum experiences, engage wider audiences and innovate organizational structures through contemporary and participatory artistic practice, payable over 36 months.
For capacity building, information exchange and assessment activities for organizations funded through the Arts Innovation Fund, payable over 12 months.
East West Players
For the New Works Development Program, supporting California Asian and Pacific Islander playwrights, payable over 36 months.
La Peña Cultural Center
For the ImaginArte program, supporting diverse artists to create new work through commissioning, artist residencies and presentation support, payable over 36 months.
Los Angeles Master Chorale Association
For collaborations between California composers and master musicians to create new choral works influenced by diverse cultural traditions, payable over 36 months.
Margaret Jenkins Dance Studio
To support the expansion of the Choreographers in Mentorship Exchange program, serving established and emerging choreographers, payable over 36 months.
San Jose Museum of Art Association
For From the Ground Up: New Work by Artists of the Pacific Rim, creating new work from California artists of diverse cultural backgrounds, payable over 24 months.
Southwest Chamber Music Society
To commission new work by California composers from diverse cultural backgrounds as part of the organization's 25th anniversary season, payable over 36 months.
San Francisco Symphony
To support radio broadcasts of the San Francisco Symphony's 2009–10 season concerts, payable over 12 months.
Center for Community Action and Environmental Justice
To involve low-income residents in San Bernardino County in collaborative efforts with public officials and others to improve environmental health, payable over 24 months.
Center on Policy Initiatives
To develop and institute new public decision-making processes incorporating more representative public involvement on local fiscal and land use issues, payable over 36 months.
Center on Race Poverty and Environment
To promote the systematic inclusion of low-income residents in Tulare, Kern and Kings counties in land use decision making, payable over 36 months.
To create opportunities for underrepresented communities to engage in regional decision making and to promote models for involving low-income residents in land use decision making, payable over 24 months.
Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy
For core support, payable over 24 months.
Multiple Pathways Practice
To support and implement the California Multiple Pathways District Initiative, payable over 24 months.
Otis Art Institute
To implement the Otis Art and Design Teaching and Learning Initiative, payable over 24 months.
Multiple Pathways Policy
To conduct a multiyear evaluation of the California Multiple Pathways District Initiative, payable over 44 months.
University of Southern California
To build research, communications and convening capacity for the Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration, payable over 24 months.
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About The James Irvine Foundation
The James Irvine Foundation is a private, nonprofit grantmaking foundation dedicated to expanding opportunity for the people of California to participate in a vibrant, successful and inclusive society. The Foundation’s grantmaking focuses on three program areas: Arts, California Democracy and Youth. Since 1937 the Foundation has provided over $1 billion in grants to more than 3,000 nonprofit organizations throughout California. With $1.4 billion in assets, the Foundation made grants of $78 million in 2008 for the people of California.
For more information about the Irvine Foundation, please visit our Web site at www.irvine.org or call 415.777.2244.
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