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To be a preeminent community college foundation reflecting the value and economy of our community and greater Orange County, California.

The Foundation's purpose is to generate resources in order to provide the greatest opportunity for student success.

Passion, Vision, Integrity, Stewardship & Commitment

For over 25 years, Irvine Valley College has been advancing success for our students and our community. The IVC Foundation is committed to raising funds and friends in support of the current and future students of Irvine Valley College. We are a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization (Tax ID # 77-0239916), supported primarily by individual donors, community members, alumni, philanthropists who understand the value of higher education.

Give NowThe Irvine Valley College Foundation provides numerous ways for you to make a gift to the College in support of both general needs and specific programs.

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Congratulations to the 2015 IVC Celebrating Excellence Award Honorees

On Saturday, April 11, 2015, Irvine Valley College (IVC) hosted its Celebrating Excellence Foundation Awards Dinner at the Lyon Air Museum in Santa Ana. At the dinner, the IVC Foundation celebrated the exceptional contributions made to the IVC campus by students, faculty, community partners, administrators, veteran students, classified staff and alumni. 
§  Community Award: Edwards Lifesciences Corporation
§   Alumna: Nicolette Ward
§  Administrator: Karima Feldhus, PhD
§  Classified Staff: Alice Griffin
§  Current Student: Michael Chan
§  Current Veteran Student: Benjamin Bischer
§  Faculty: Cale Crammer
Congratulations to all our awardees!

Marie de la Palme Scholarship Fund

The Marie de la Palme Scholarship Fund has been established in memory of Marie de la Palme. Marie has been a beloved dance faculty member at IVC since 2008. If you would like to donate to the Marie de la Palme Scholarship Fund please click here.


Elissa Oransky
Foundation, Executive Director

Karen Orlando
Foundation, Interim Director of Annual Giving

Karen Martin
Foundation, Substitute Development Assistant

T: 949-451-5290
O: B200 Building, Room 251

Donate & Support IVC

We are a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization (Tax ID # 77-0239916).
Please make checks payable to the IVC Foundation, and mail to the

Irvine Valley College Foundation
5500 Irvine Center Drive,
Irvine CA 92618.

Or for payment by credit or debit card, please use the orange "Give Now" button on this page, or call the Foundation Office at 949-451-5290.

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