December 10, 2010
Grants Approved by The James Irvine Foundation
Board of Directors
Arts Innovation Fund
To provide capacity-building support for the Arts Innovation Fund grantees, payable over 41 months.
Chhandam Chitresh Das Dance Company
To support expansion and sustainability for programs in Los Angeles and Orange County, payable over 24 months.
Eagle Rock Community Cultural Association
To support Encompass, a three-year arts engagement initiative, payable over 36 months.
Ford Theatre Foundation
For continued support of the Community Bridges Program, an outreach and audience development initiative to increase participation of diverse communities in the performing arts, payable over 36 months.
To broaden and diversify audience participation through free Latin American and Central/East Asian performing arts presentations, payable over 36 months.
Japanese American National Museum
To develop responsive new approaches to cultural programming for young, multiethnic audiences, payable over 36 months.
Los Angeles Philharmonic Association
To infuse underserved Los Angeles neighborhoods with high-quality music and music-making opportunities for families and community members, payable over 36 months.
Los Cenzontles Mexican Arts Center
For the Broadcasting Tradition project, promoting traditional and contemporary Mexican American arts while increasing cultural literacy and participation in California, payable over 36 months.
Santa Cecilia Opera and Orchestra Association
To support an audience development initiative designed to attract Latino adults through hands-on, active participation in music making, payable over 36 months.
The Sundance Institute
For the California Network initiative, providing support to independent artists to expand their capacity for new content creation and increasing public access to Sundance programs in underserved areas of the state, payable over 24 months.
Environmental Health Coalition
To provide opportunities for residents to participate in state-level decision-making on environmental issues through the California Environmental Justice Alliance (CEJA), payable over 24 months.
Immigrant Legal Resource Center
To increase the capacity of San Joaquin Valley organizations to involve low-income residents in public decision-making, payable over 36 months.
To conduct trainings and provide technical assistance to encourage inclusive public decision-making at the local level, payable over 36 months.
Urban Habitat Program
To support the Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute and plan for its replication and evaluation, payable over 24 months.
To expand voter participation in elections and public participation in redistricting through policy development, public education and coalition-based projects, payable over 36 months.
Center for Governmental Studies
For core operating support, payable over 12 months.
University of Southern California
To conduct a leadership institute for African American clergy, with an emphasis on fostering civic participation among Los Angeles congregations, payable over 12 months.
Linked Learning Policy
Campaign for College Opportunity
For core operating support, payable over 24 months.
To develop new measures of college and career readiness to assess high school performance and post-secondary success in California, payable over 18 months.
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors
To develop a Citizen's Commission to create specific and targeted post-secondary attainment goals for California, payable over 22 months.
To support Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE) and the continuous improvement of California's public education system through rigorous research and policy analysis, payable over 24 months.
To identify state policies that would ensure viable pathways for California community college students to meet their educational and career goals and to help the state meet its workforce needs, payable over 24 months.
Linked Learning Practice
Institute For Evidence-Based Change
For the Strategic Linking of Academic and Technical Education (SLATE) initiative to align and integrate high school, community college and four-year university academic curriculum and career and technical education (CTE) coursework, payable over 24 months.
The RP Group
To asses transfer pathways to four-year colleges for students enrolled in career and technical education (CTE) programs at the California community colleges, payable over 15 months.
The Center for Effective Philanthropy
For core support of the organization's California operations, payable over 48 months.
Nonprofit Finance Fund
To support California-based projects of ArtPlace, a public-private partnership to promote the role of arts and culture in building livable, sustainable communities, 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 $67 million in 2009 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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