La Jolla Playhouse foundation receives $900K grant


The La Jolla Playhouse’s Theatre and Arts Foundation of San Diego County is the recipient of a $900,000 grant from The James Irvine Foundation to create events outside the theater, it was announced Thursday.

The La Jolla Playhouse is among 15 organizations statewide to share in $8.6 million in grants from the foundation for arts, education and civic involvement projects.

The nonprofit James Irvine Foundation, headquartered in San Francisco, funds arts, democracy and youth organizations throughout California.