2021 Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program

The 2021 Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program assists small businesses in Pasadena impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The application opens Monday, January 25, 2021.

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Meeting Needs Unforeseen

PCF recaps its extraordinary year of awarding $2.6 million in grants to Pasadena-area organizations on the frontlines of the pandemic.

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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.

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years of prudent stewardship


charitable assets through 2019


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awarded to non-profits since 1953

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News & Events

A Canopy for Compassionate Care

With a mission of providing the free loan of medical equipment to those who are elderly, ill, or recovering from injury, the Convalescent Aid Society (CAS) supports the health and safety of numerous Pasadena residents. Nearly 70% of the 3,533 individuals that CAS serves are over the age of 65; 100% are mobility impaired, and…

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PCDA Choir Music Therapy

Music Therapy Program Makes the Holidays Shine

Her wide grin is infectious, and her delight is obvious. Dominique, a 21-year-old client of Professional Child Development Associates (PCDA), showcased her musical talents during the organization’s annual Winter Recital, made possible in part by a Yes, Virginia grant from Pasadena Community Foundation (PCF). Dominique has cerebral palsy, and from her wheelchair, she performed a…

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Yes, Virginia Grants Bring Christmas Magic to Pasadena Families

For families in need in the Pasadena area, the magic of Christmas endured even in this difficult year, thanks to Yes, Virginia grants from Pasadena Community Foundation (PCF). The grants supported 11 local nonprofit organizations in their efforts to provide gifts, material support, festive experiences, and human connection during the holiday season. In 1994, the…

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