Irvine Public Schools Foundation Raises More Than $65,000 at 9th Annual Tee It Up For Education Golf Tournament

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

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Irvine Public Schools Foundation (IPSF), a nonprofit organization focused on enriching the educational experience of each child in every school, hosted its 2019 Tee It Up for Education Golf Tournament on June 6 at Strawberry Farms Golf Course in Irvine. Civic, business, and education leaders throughout Orange County came together to golf and help IPSF raise more than $65,000 to support public education initiatives in Irvine, including an emphasis on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) programming.

“We are deeply grateful to our sponsors and community leaders for helping us to raise money for educational excellence in our community at this year’s Tee It Up For Education Golf Tournament,” said Neda Eaton, president and CEO, IPSF. “We’re fortunate to have incredible supporters who invest in tomorrow’s leaders and make a positive impact on the Irvine community.”

More than 35 companies and community organizations sponsored the tournament, raising funds to help provide educational excellence for Irvine youth. IPSF welcomed an extended list of new and returning sponsors, including Greater Irvine Chamber Leaders Circle member Kaiser Permanente, along with Strawberry Farms Golf Club, Konica Minolta, Aviles Real Estate Group, Travis Mathew, and The Resort at Pelican Hill. For a complete list of sponsors, visit

Irvine Unified School District (IUSD) is among the fastest-growing school districts in the U.S. and is also one of the lowest funded, receiving nearly $6,000 less per student in than the national average. Irvine Public Schools Foundation (IPSF) is an independent nonprofit organization that supports IUSD by raising funds for teachers, staff, and essential programs, providing afterschool and summer courses to enrich education beyond the classroom, and uniting the community in support of educational excellence.

IPSF is an education partner of the Greater Irvine Chamber.

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About Irvine Public Schools Foundation

Irvine Public Schools Foundation (IPSF) is a nonprofit organization with the mission of enriching the educational experience of each child in every school. Founded in 1996 by concerned parents and community leaders, IPSF sponsors enrichment programs and provides financial support to ensure educational excellence in Irvine schools. In addition, IPSF excels at uniting local corporate and community partners, parents and residents in raising funds to nurture student potential. Each year, IPSF provides millions of dollars in funding to Irvine Unified School District (IUSD) to support STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) education, small-group learning, afterschool and summer programs, grants for classroom innovation, and support for mental-health initiatives, athletic trainers and school nurses.

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