In 2013, Health Career Connection President, Jeff Oxendine, received the James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award.
About the James Irvine Foundation
The James Irvine Foundation Leadership Awards annually recognize Californians who are advancing innovative, effective solitions to critical state issues. Since 2006, awards have been given to 45 recipients, both individuals and groups, working in a wide variety of fields, including education, health, agriculture, economic development and the environment. The Foundation provides each recipient with $125,000 to support his or her work benefiting the people of California.
The James Irvine Foundation is a private, nonprofit grantmaking foundation dedicated to expanding for the people pf California to particiapate in a vibrant, successful and inclusive society. The Foundation's grantmaking focuses on three program areas: Arts, California Democracy and Youth. Since 1937 the Foundation has provided over $1.3 billion in grants to more than 3.500 nonprofit organizations throughout California. With about $1.6 billion in assets, the Foundation made grants of $68 million in 2012 for the people of California www.irvine.org