PCF COVID-19 Response

PCF is supporting Pasadena organizations as we face the challenges of the COVID-19 coronavirus in our community.


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The Pasadena Community Foundation helps donors maximize the impact of their charitable contributions.
Together we strengthen the community, preserve cultural resources, and assist 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

  • $100M

    charitable assets through 2019

  • 125%

    growth of assets 2012-2018

  • 365+

    number of active funds

  • $91.8M

    awarded to non-profits since 1953

News & Events

Recovery and Community Persist at Grandview Foundation

Grandview Foundation provides shelter, addiction treatment, and support to individuals struggling with alcohol and drug addiction. Their clients are marginalized and underserved, with 100% of them having experienced homelessness and 75% formerly incarcerated. Each year, Grandview’s 33-bed residential treatment facility in Pasadena serves as many as 200 homeless men, providing shelter and rehabilitation, while an…

PCF Receives Foundation Grant to Expand COVID-19 Response

As a member of the League of California Community Foundations, PCF is proud to share that we have received a grant of $75,000 from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to expand our COVID-19 response efforts. All grant funds will be distributed to local nonprofit organizations serving Pasadena’s most vulnerable residents experiencing medical, social and economic…

Stars After-School Program Pivots to Feed Families in Need

Before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Stars offered after-school programming for Pasadena Unified School District students, as well as summer enrichment, mentoring support, and college student support. Its breadth of services meant that Stars would often serve students from kindergarten through their college years, walking families through their children’s entire educational experience. Their deep…