Irvine Foundation Awards Grants Totaling $10.3 Million

Irvine Foundation Awards Grants Totaling $10.3 Million

The has announced eighteen grants totaling $10.3 million in support of organizations working to increase opportunity for all Californians.

The December awards include a final grant of $1 million through the foundation's to the ; a three-year, $1 million grant to for the implementation of statewide reforms to voter registration and voting processes; and $800,000 to the in support of the 's efforts to ensure a fair and accurate federal census count in the state in 2020.

The foundation also awarded a grant of $600,000 over eighteen months to the in support of its efforts to protect immigrant rights and bolster the civic engagement capacity of immigrant communities; four grants in support of immigration integration, including $600,000 over three years to the for ongoing efforts to develop leadership among immigrant youth across California; and four grants in support of voter and civic engagement, including $500,000 over two years to the to increase voter and civic participation among the county's underrepresented Latino, Asian Pacific Islander, and low-income communities.

In addition, grants were awarded in the areas of Linked Learning and postsecondary success; to the Reinvent South Stockton Coalition; and in support of research on the attitudes, challenges, and needs of working but economically struggling Californians.

"." James Irvine Foundation Press Release 12/14/2017.