In 2017, PCF awarded Carnegie Observatories a grant to purchase a Portable Planetarium!
Academy of Music for the Blind thanks PCF with heartfelt video!
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View all the competition films, including the four prizewinners!
Hal & Marguerite Hennacy decided to leave a legacy for Pasadena. See how you, too can "Be 1" for Pasadena.
See how one donor supported the Pasadena Senior Center while providing herself income for life.
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The scientists and astronomers at Carnegie Observatories, based here in Pasadena, wanted to find a way to bring the wonders of the night sky to the public, no matter the weather or time of year. Their idea for a solution? Acquire a portable, inflatable planetarium and state-of-the-art digital projector. In 2017, Carnegie Observatory applied for…
PASADENA, CA, March 20, 2018 – The Pasadena Community Foundation (PCF) is pleased to announce the establishment of the Bonnie Baha Memorial Scholarship Fund, a charitable fund of PCF to provide scholarships for women pursuing financial careers. Bonnie Baha was a senior portfolio manager and partner of DoubleLine Capital LP, an asset manager where she…
Founded by David and Gayle Pinto more than a decade ago, Academy of Music for the Blind is dedicated to addressing the unique talents and challenges of blind youth by developing their musical, creative, cognitive, physical and social skills through education in music and the performing arts – regardless of their ability to pay. In…