"Be 1" of PCF's Endowment Builders

Carole & David Jones created their endowment for healthcare to honor Carole's parents. See how you can leave a legacy for 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.

  • 60+

    years of prudent stewardship

  • $80+M

    charitable assets through 2017

  • 125%

    growth of assets 2012-2017

  • 340+

    number of active funds

  • $86.7M

    awarded to non-profits since 1953

News & Events

2018 Legacy Luncheon: PCF Honors Those Who Build Hometown Legacies

On September 18, the Pasadena Community Foundation honored 130 guests which included Legacy Society members, Endowment Builders, and Professional Advisors at its Legacy Luncheon.  Guest speaker John J. Kennedy, Pasadena City Councilmember and Vice Mayor, spoke about creating an endowment to honor his parents. He shared stories about his parents and how they emphasized education…

PCF Grantee PCDA Invests in their Future with Creation of Agency Endowment

When Casey was a toddler, he had challenges dealing with other children as well as adults. He was diagnosed with autism at age 2, and his mother Kelly began trying various therapies, with little success. Four years ago, she found Professional Child Development Associates (PCDA) and Casey and his mom have been coming several times…

Inaugural Bonnie Baha Memorial Scholarship Awarded to Ansje-Johanna Perris

Scholarship Program Funds Graduate Education of Women Pursuing Careers in Finance PASADENA, CA, June 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – The Pasadena Community Foundation (PCF) is pleased to announce that Ansje-Johanna Perris, CPA (pictured above), has been selected as the first-ever recipient of a Bonnie Baha Memorial Scholarship. Ms. Perris, a 24-year-old Los Angeles resident and senior…