Big Heart Small Film

Pasadena Community Foundation in partnership with Alibaba Pictures presents a film competition with heart.

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Support Children in Need at Christmas

Attend the Yes, Virginia Fund Luncheon on November 8 or donate today!

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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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"Be 1" of PCF's Endowment Builders

Bill & Brenda Galloway decided to "Be 1" to support K-12 Education in PUSD. See how you can "Be 1" for Pasadena.

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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.

  • 60+

    years of prudent stewardship

  • $64.5M

    charitable assets through 2016

  • 75%

    growth of assets 2012-2016

  • 300+

    number of active funds

  • $81.7M

    awarded to non-profits

News & Events

PCF Helps Pasadena Museum of History Put the Freeze on Endangered Photo Negatives

When founded, Pasadena Museum of History’s original mission was to collect, preserve, and exhibit materials that documented the founding and early history of the city. This mission to document Pasadena remains unchanged today, and one of PMH’s critical areas of work is photograph and negative preservation. The historic negatives collection contains irreplaceable early views of…

Grantee Spotlight: College Readiness Program Grows with Help from PCF

Partnership for Success! is a summer enrichment program designed to help underserved Pasadena public school students realize their academic goals, learn the skills they need to reach college, and then thrive there. Students selected for the program in 4th grade attend for nine consecutive summers, creating a transformative educational experience. PCF has supported PfS! with…

Pasadena Child Health Foundation Announces 2017 Grantees

The Pasadena Child Health Foundation (PCHF) is pleased to announce its grantees for 2017. With the $152,000 given away this year, PCHF has granted more than $6.8 million to local agencies since 1992. Grants are made in four focus areas: Promoting Healthy Early Childhood Development, Strengthening Family and Community Connections, Healthy Weight, and Access to…