March 9, 2009
Grants Approved by The James Irvine Foundation
Board of Directors
For the California component of Engaging Dance Audiences, a national funding program and related study of audience-engagement practices, payable over 36 months.
To support the development, marketing and implementation of an annual home season that is intended to broaden and diversify local community participation in the arts, payable over 36 months.
Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana de San Jose
To cultivate new audiences and deepen the engagement of current audiences, payable over 24 months.
Arts Regional Initiative
To provide technical assistance to arts organizations in the Arts Regional Initiative, payable over 12 months.
Infusing New Ideas and Perspectives
Common Cause Education Fund
To develop and advance a set of improvements to California's electoral system, payable over 24 months.
Working Partnerships USA
To facilitate participation of diverse residents in decision making on local and state budget issues and governance reform topics, payable over 24 months.
League of Women Voters of California Education Fund
To support the development and dissemination of the Easy Voter Guide, which provides nonpartisan, user-friendly information on election issues, payable over 24 months.
Resources Legacy Fund
To conduct regranting and provide technical assistance to Central Valley organizations working to involve diverse residents in public decision making on resource management issues, payable over 24 months.
For core operating support, payable over 36 months.
Multiple Pathways Practice
To plan a multiyear evaluation of the ConnectEd District Initiative for Expanding Pathways, payable over 4 months.
Regents of the University of California
To align educational standards and assessments with employer and postsecondary requirements to prepare California's youth for both college and career, payable over 12 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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