Irvine Public Schools Foundation Honors Top 100 Companies Committed to Educational Excellence

Wednesday, February 05, 2020

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Irvine Public Schools Foundation (IPSF), a leading educational nonprofit organization focused on enriching the educational experience of each child in every school, hosted its 7th annual Top 100 Reception at The Resort at Pelican Hill in January.

The list of Top 100 companies were honored for their commitment to excellence in education by supporting IPSF’s mission. These socially responsible companies are investing in Orange County’s future by ensuring local youth have access to educational resources that will enhance their academic and future success.

“We are proud to live in a professionally diverse community that allows us to build rich partnerships with companies across many industries. With their support, we are able to fulfill our vision of providing students with opportunities that prepare them for the future workforce,” explains Neda Eaton, president and CEO, IPSF. “These partnerships have provided a foundation for IPSF to fund grants that allow teachers to bring new, innovative curriculum to the classroom, build maker spaces to foster creativity and collaboration, and bring the Irvine CubeSat STEM Program to every high schools in Irvine.”

Companies represented on IPSF’s Top 100 List include the following Greater Irvine Chamber members:


Hoag Hospital

Hoag Orthopedic Institute

Google Fiber

Wells Fargo

Cox Communications


Waste Management

Kaiser Permanente

Assistance League of Irvine


Kia Motors America

University of California, Irvine

First Foundation Bank

Pacific Western Bank

Great Park Ice & Arena

Paul Martin’s American Grill

TAPS Fish House & Brewery

Corporate giving to IPSF last year, including City of Irvine Challenge Match Grant funds, totaled more than $3.5 million.

Click here for a full list of the IPSF Top 100 businesses.

IPSF is a nonprofit partner of the Greater Irvine Chamber. To learn how nonprofits can become involved in the Chamber, contact Jessica Welch.  

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