February 15, 2018

Irvine Public Schools Foundation  hosted its 5th annual Top 100 Reception on Tuesday, February 6 at The Resort at Pelican Hill in Newport Beach. 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 of 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 global brands such as Google, Maruchan, and Kia Motors, as well as some of Orange County’s most influential corporations, including DCI Engineers, Microsemi, FivePoint and Ingersoll Rand/Trane.

Corporate giving to IPSF last year, including the generous City of Irvine Challenge Match Grant funds, totaled more than $3 million. IPSF was recently ranked #3 in the nation and #1 in California amongst K-12 education foundations by Stepping Up: The Nation’s Top K-12 Education Foundations. The nation’s only annual study and ranking of K-12 education foundations, reflects the large impact that local communities led by business leaders make on public education.

For a full list of the IPSF Top 100 businesses, visit https://ipsf.net/about/supporters/#top-100