"Be 1" of PCF's Endowment Builders

Mel and Renate Cohen decided to "Be 1" to fight homelessness in Pasadena.

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PCF's New Fund Holder Portal

View fund information online, including processing grant requests and printing statements!

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PCF’s Charitable Gift Annuity Program

See how one donor supported the Pasadena Senior Center while providing herself income for life.

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The Pasadena Community Foundation helps donors maximize the impact of their charitable contributions — strengthening the community, preserving cultural resources, and assisting those in need.

What we’ve done, together

Thanks to the generosity of philanthropists who call our community home, PCF continues to thrive and expand its influence.

  • 65+

    years of prudent stewardship

  • $77.8M

    charitable assets through 2018

  • 125%

    growth of assets 2012-2018

  • 350+

    number of active funds

  • $91.8M

    awarded to non-profits since 1953

News & Events

Casa Treatment Center Upgrades Kitchen with Grant from PCF

Founded in 1967, Casa is a treatment center in Pasadena that specifically caters to the unique needs of women struggling with substance dependence. They strive to provide a home of hope and healing where women can recover from addiction, transform their lives, and learn to love themselves. Casa provides a non-judgmental, inviting setting where healing…

PCF Sponsors Seminar on Effective Board Leadership

Renown Non-Profit Thought Leader Speaks to Pasadena Executive Roundtable Pasadena, CA — Nov 9, 2018 — Jan Masaoka, Chief Executive Officer of the California Association of Nonprofits gave a thought-provoking and unconventional view of how to understand and lead effective boards today to 95 non-profit leaders at a special meeting of the Pasadena Executive Roundtable last week….

Impact Pasadena Interviews PCF President & CEO Jennifer DeVoll

Impact Pasadena host Hoyt Hilsman (pictured above) interviews Pasadena Community Foundation President & CEO Jennifer DeVoll about the organization’s impact on the community. PCF, established in 1953 by Louis A. Webb, distributes grants to local nonprofits across multiple areas of interest such as arts and culture, education, environment, health, human services, and youth. In addition,…