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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.


Lucas Horsfall 2016 Kickball Frenzy to Benefit PCF

Lucas Horsfall CPA’s is excited to announce the 2016 spring fundraiser on Saturday, May 21st: The 2016 Kickball Frenzy! This event is presented in honor of Corene Pindroh to benefit the Pasadena Community Foundation.

Support PCF at this fun-filled event!

Be 1 in 100

Announcing the launch of our “Be 1 in 100” campaign to increase to 100 the number of generous Endowment Builders who have created named funds with PCF. Consider establishing an endowment to support us in reaching our goal of awarding $1 million in annual grants to qualified local non-profits making a significant difference in the lives of those living the greater Pasadena area.

Join our family of Endowment Builders today

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

  • $50M

    charitable assets through 2014

  • 56%

    growth of assets 2012-2014

  • 300

    number of active funds

  • $71M

    awarded to non-profits

News & Events
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College Women’s Club of Pasadena Scholarship Foundation Reaches $1 Million Milestone in Awards

The College Women’s Club of Pasadena is truly a historic organization. The Club allocates financial aid to approximately 10 full-time students each year who need help completing their college or graduate education.  “What we share as Club members is a passion to give back to the community.  To deliver on that goal, we set up…


Grantee Spotlight: San Gabriel Valley Habitat for Humanity

On Saturday, April 9th, San Gabriel Valley Habitat for Humanity and the City of Pasadena are hosting the ground-breaking of The Desiderio Community. Other partners include the United States Army and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). When the project is finally completed, nine low-income families – including three Veteran families – will…

A smiling child, after visiting Young & Healthy's Mobile Dental Clinic (February 2016)

Young & Healthy Increases Productivity With PCF Grant

Technology makes the business world go, and non-profits are no exception to this. State-of-the-art equipment makes it easier for agencies to run the programs that support our community. For Young & Healthy this means making sure that their mission – to help provide uninsured and under-served children and families in Pasadena with high-quality health care – is not compromised by outdated technology. In…


“If you love your community, there is no better place to make a philanthropic investment than the Pasadena Community Foundation.”

— Bob Carlson, Past Board Chair