June 17, 2011
Grants Approved by The James Irvine Foundation
Board of Directors
Arts Innovation Fund
Berkeley Repertory Theatre
To seed the creation of the Center for Artistic Innovation, and to support the development of Summer Lab, a unique model for theatrical artist residencies and cross-boundary development of new work, payable over 48 months.
To support 'aMUSEd,' a four-year initiative encouraging active arts participation in the community, payable over 48 months.
San Francisco Ballet Association
To support ongoing efforts to acquire new tools and expertise in social media, payable over 36 months.
Alliance for California Traditional Arts
To support culturally significant folk and traditional arts created by practitioners and groups in California, payable over 36 months.
Lula Washington Contemporary Dance Foundation
To support touring to underserved regions in California, payable over 36 months.
Poets & Writers
To support public literary events and writing workshops in California through the Readings/Workshops regranting program, payable over 36 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 36 months.
To foster informed public involvement in the implementation of SB 375 and land use decision making in California, payable over 24 months.
Working Partnerships USA
To facilitate the participation of diverse communities in fiscal reform, budgeting, transportation and land-use planning efforts, payable over 24 months.
The Community Foundation
To accelerate the organization's growth and leadership abilities, payable over 36 months.
To share lessons, tools and insights learned through the Community Foundations Initiative II, payable over 12 months.
Linked Learning Policy
Alliance for Excellent Education
To use lessons learned from California's experience with implementing Linked Learning to inform and enhance federal education policy, payable over 24 months.
Linked Learning Practice
ConnectEd the California Center for College and Career
For continued support of the California Linked Learning District Initiative, payable over 24 months.
Foundation for California Community Colleges
For the Career Ladders Project to complete the planning phase for a demonstration project that would extend the benefits of Linked Learning into postsecondary education, payable over 12 months.
Linked Learning Public Will
To support the District Leadership Series of the California Linked Learning District Initiative, payable over 26 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 $1.6 billion in assets, the Foundation made grants of $65 million in 2010 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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