Pasadena Community Foundation connects our community to important causes and enriches the lives of people in the greater Pasadena area.
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Total grants funded since 1953
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News & Events

Siblings Pursue Careers with Help from Petersen Scholars Program

Maria Lozano and José Lozano Rojas were selected as Petersen Scholars in the fall of 2022. They are siblings, and both are pursuing careers that leverage two important skills they honed as foster teens – advocacy and caregiving. José, age 21, recently graduated from Pasadena City College (PCC) with a major in criminal justice. “I’d…

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Five individuals stand together outside of Pasadena City College posing for a photo.

Graduating PCF Scholars Reflect on Their Educational Journeys

PCF Scholars Hannah, David, and Jeffrey met PCF staff members Cirenia, Jeannine, and Sarah on the Pasadena City College (PCC) campus in early April to chat about their educational journeys and how their scholarships from Pasadena Community Foundation had helped their efforts. All three Scholars learned about and applied to PCF’s scholarship program through College…

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PCF Grantee Spotlight: K9 Youth Alliance

Ten-year-old Luna stands patiently while her shelter dog, Apollo, straightens on his leash and readies himself for the obstacle course. The pair are participants in K9 Youth Alliance (K9YA), a local organization that recently received one of Pasadena Community Foundation’s 2023 Animal Welfare Grants. On a Friday in late April, Luna and Apollo joined seven…

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