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About Ivy Rose Community Foundation, Inc., a 501 (c) 3 organization EIN:  31-1804391


Ivy Rose Community Foundation, Inc. is a 501 (C)3 corporation under the California and Federal tax laws. The Foundation was established in 2001 as a non-profit service organization for community involvement and scholastic achievement. This foundation is organized exclusively for charitable, educational, and philanthropic purposes.


The goal of the Ivy Rose Community Foundation is to serve the greater Silicon Valley community through building partnerships and providing community programs in the areas of health, education, and family strengthening.

Board of Directors

  • President – Melissa Hawkins

  • Vice President – Paula Warren

  • Secretary – Josephine Martin

  • Treasurer – Kimberly Reddrick Peters



  • To cultivate and encourage high scholastic standards by providing scholarships and grants to students enrolled as full-time students in college degree programs and/or certificated programs in trade professions.


  • To support school age children by sponsoring community-based programs geared toward cultural development, literacy, mathematics, science, and the arts.


  • To promote health awareness programs which enlighten the community in physical and mental health.


  • To promote family strengthening through programs that serve a wide range of needs and age groups.


Major Accomplishments

  • Hosting SAT and California High School Exit Exam workshops for teens (15 years)

  • Hosting Health awareness activities to educate the community about disease prevention and mental health (10 years)

  • Funding academic scholarships for needy and deserving youth (17 years)

  • Hosting baccalaureate program to publicly celebrate the contributions and achievements of African American high school graduates (17 years)

  • Providing food, toiletries, and seasonal clothing to needy families (17 years)

  • Promoting environmental stewardship through “Acts of Green” (8 years)

  • Voter Registration (17 years)

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