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In memory of Glenda June Kennedy

Life-long Pasadena resident Glenda June Kennedy passed away on December 8, 2021. Her family requests donations to the Leola Sudduth and Thomas Foster Kennedy Fund, honoring Glenda’s parents and providing scholarships to college-bound African American youth.

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Clarence and Anne Fleming Endowment for Education

The Clarence and Anne Fleming Endowment for Education honors two Pasadena residents who loved and served their community for more than 60 years and valued the importance of education.

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The Pasadena Community Foundation helps donors maximize the impact of their charitable contributions. Together we strengthen the community, preserve cultural resources, and assist 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.

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awarded to non-profits since 1953

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News & Events

PCF Extends a Lifeline to Two Local Small Businesses

In late fall 2021, local social media users were abuzz with distressing news: A beloved local restaurant, Burrito Express on East Washington Boulevard, was struggling and might not make it through 2021. Then, mere weeks later, social media lit up again: My Place Café on Woodbury Avenue and Los Robles had been vandalized – its…

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An Uplifting End to 2021 for PCF Scholars

Although 2021 was a tough year for many students throughout the country, it ended with an uplifting Holiday Celebration for the students enrolled in the PCF Scholars Program, which assists graduates from PUSD high schools meet their educational goals at Pasadena City College (PCC). In its three years, the PCF Scholars Program has grown to…

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2021 Yes, Virginia Grants Bring Holiday Joy to 1,700 Local Families

This holiday season, Pasadena Community Foundation’s long-standing Yes, Virginia Grant Program helped bring toys, gift cards, groceries, and festive experiences to more than 1,700 client families from 11 local nonprofit organizations. Started in 1994, the Yes, Virginia Fund has supported children in need in the Pasadena community during the holiday season via grants to local…

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