Pasadena Community Foundation connects our community to important causes and enriches the lives of people in the greater Pasadena area.
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What we've done together
Thanks to the generosity of philanthropists who call our community home, PCF continues to thrive and expand its influence.
Total grants funded since 1953
2018-2022 total grant disbursement
Growth rate of total assets over the last 5 years
Funds solely designated to benefit Pasadena area nonprofits
Bequest & endowment donations in 2022
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News & Events

PCF Is Here for Good – Give Today!

For 70 years, Pasadena Community Foundation’s grantmaking has helped Pasadena-area nonprofit organizations strengthen their missions and serve more clients. We are excited to kick-off our 2023 Friends & Fellows Here for Good campaign in support of PCF’s local grantmaking, and we invite you to join us a champion of local causes. Incredible Growth in PCF’s…

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2023 Education Grants Announced

Eight Pasadena-area nonprofits recently received a total of $185,000 in grant funding from Pasadena Community Foundation. The awards support Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) students and their families in four priority areas: Early learning and school readiness; academic interventions in math and literacy; youth development; and college access and success. At the heart of the…

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PCF “Feathers a New Nest” for Pasadena Audubon Society

For the first time in its history, Pasadena Audubon Society (PAS) has a permanent office space, and a 2023 Capital Grant from Pasadena Community Foundation has helped the organization “feather their nest” by providing the funding for new furniture. Located inside the Western Justice Center (WJC), the new office also provides the use of larger,…

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Are you making a tax-smart year-end impact?

It’s the season of charitable giving, and Pasadena Community Foundation has three ways you can maximize support for the causes you care about while also taking advantage of important tax benefits. Writing a check or giving via credit card is quick and easy, but there are tremendous tax benefits when you make gifts in other…

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