Pasadena Community Foundation connects our community to important causes and enriches the lives of people in the greater Pasadena area.
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PCF offers a variety of ways to give today, plan a bequest, or build an endowment for the future.
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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
2011-2021 total grant disbursement
Growth rate over the last 10 years
Funds solely designated to benefit Pasadena area nonprofits
2022 endowment gift, largest in foundation history
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News & Events

PCF Friends & Fellows Make an Impact for Good

As 2022 draws to a close, Pasadena Community Foundation celebrates 69 years of grantmaking impact – that’s seven decades of unwavering support in the greater Pasadena area. PCF’s Friends and Fellows donors are a critical component of our good work and longevity. For local nonprofit organizations, 2022 was one of determination, adaptation, and resilience following…

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Here for Good 2022 Friends & Fellows Campaign

Video: PCF is “Here for Good”

Pasadena Community Foundation is “Here for Good.” Watch our short video to learn all the ways that our good work and  longevity in the Pasadena area has made a real difference to the work of our community partners and in the lives of residents. Click here to watch:       

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Community Turns out for 23rd Annual Local Heroes Celebration

On Thursday, November 10, Pasadena Community Foundation’s annual Local Heroes Breakfast brought together more than 200 guests at the University Club in celebration of the Foundation’s 2022 grant recipients and the leadership of Pasadena-area nonprofit organizations. The event showcased PCF’s $1.6 million in grant and scholarship awards to 60 local nonprofit organizations and 75 individual…

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Harambee Ministries Makes Space to Build Community

For forty years, Harambee Ministries has worked tirelessly to foster community engagement and neighborhood connections in and around northwest Pasadena, where it is embedded as a trusted resource and gathering space for nearby residents. In October, the organization was selected as one of 24 local agencies to receive a PCF Capital Grant. PCF’s funding will…

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