"Be 1" of PCF's Endowment Builders

Carol Liu and Mike Peevey's commitment to education inspired them to "Be 1" for Pasadena's students.

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College Women's Club Scholarships

College Women's Club of Pasadena awards $41,000 in scholarships to local students.

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PCF Scholars

Learn more about our new education grant program for PUSD students starting college at PCC.

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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.

  • 65+

    years of prudent stewardship

  • $77.8M

    charitable assets through 2018

  • 125%

    growth of assets 2012-2018

  • 350+

    number of active funds

  • $91.8M

    awarded to non-profits since 1953

News & Events

Bonnie Baha Memorial Scholarship Awarded to Crystal Guerrero

The second annual Bonnie Baha Memorial Scholarship, a fund of PCF, has been awarded to Crystal Guerrero (pictured above), a Los Angeles resident pursuing a Master of Science in Finance at the Gordon S. Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. The Bonnie Baha Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually to women pursuing…

Giesen Trust for Arts Education Awards 2019 Grants

PCF is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Rowe & Gayle Giesen Trust grants, awarded annually to arts organizations in Pasadena. The Giesen Trust, a fund of Pasadena Community Foundation since 2013, encourages the personal and emotional development of children and youth through an experience in the visual arts. The Giesen Trust is…

PCF Launches Grant Program to Help Local Students Succeed in College

Pasadena Community Foundation is proud to announce the launch of PCF Scholars, a new grant program to provide financial assistance and social-emotional support to 32 local students over the next four years. PCF Scholars is a partnership among Pasadena Community Foundation, College Access Plan, and PCC’s Pathways program to create a consistent through-line of support…