Oakland Students Tell Their Linked Learning Stories
One of the many reasons we are excited about Linked Learning is because it ignites students’ passions by creating meaningful learning experiences in career-oriented pathways. Linked Learning is showing that when students love what they’re learning, they work harder, dream bigger, and learn more.
2013 Year in Review
Today, we release our 2013 Year in Review. We hope this site will give you a glimpse of some of the moments and progress from the work of last year—both the work of The James Irvine Foundation, and most importantly, that of the talented leaders and organizations that we are privileged to support.
Irvine Foundation President to Step Down; Named Barr Foundation’s First President
he James Irvine Foundation today announced that President and CEO James E. Canales has accepted a position as the first President of the Barr Foundation in Boston, effective May 2014. He will step down from his position at the Irvine Foundation in the early spring of 2014.
In the News: August 2013
In August 2013, the following published articles mentioned the work of the Foundation or our grantees.
Irvine Board Approves $14.5 Million in Grants
Irvine’s Board of Directors approved $14.5 million in grants at its quarterly meeting last week.
Irvine Board Approves $16.9 Million in Grants
Irvine’s Board of Directors approved $16.9 million in grants at its quarterly meeting this week. Of the 31 grants approved, 10 are in the Arts, five in California Democracy, 14 in Youth, one in Special Initiatives, and one in Special Opportunities.
2011 Performance Report: Measuring Our Impact
We are pleased to share with you our 2011 Performance Report in a new online format.
Irvine Board Approves $20.3 Million in Grants
Irvine’s Board of Directors approved more than $20 million in grants at its quarterly meeting last week. Of the 36 grants approved, 22 in the Arts, nine in California Democracy two in Youth, and one in Special Initiatives.
What Will the Most Effective Foundations Look Like?
Irvine’s Board of Directors recently took time at their annual retreat to pose the question: What will the most effective foundations of the future look like?
Irvine Board Approves $4 Million in Grants
More than $4 million in grants was approved last week by the Irvine board at its quarterly meeting. Here are a few grants that we’re particularly excited about...