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Meet the 2022 Award recipients

The James Irvine Foundation Leadership Awards recognize leaders whose innovative solutions to critical state challenges improve people’s lives, create opportunity, and contribute to a better California.

The Foundation spotlights these leaders, helps share their approaches with policymakers and peers, and provides each of their organizations with a grant of $250,000 and additional resources.

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2022 Award Recipients

The 2022 Award recipients are working to advance: civic engagement, crime prevention, health and healthcare, support for foster youth, wildfire prevention, and workforce development.

12 Finalists Selected for the 2022 James Irvine Foundation Leadership Awards

Thank you to all who nominated an outstanding California leader for a 2022 James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award We truly appreciate the...

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