Big Heart, Small Film

Pasadena Community Foundation in partnership with Alibaba Pictures presents a film competition with heart.

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Fundraiser: College Women's Club

The College Women’s Club of Pasadena Scholarship Foundation awards scholarships to women in need.

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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.

  • 60+

    years of prudent stewardship

  • $50M

    charitable assets through 2014

  • 56%

    growth of assets 2012-2014

  • 300+

    number of active funds

  • $71M

    awarded to non-profits

News & Events

Be 1 in 100 Spotlight: Fedde Endowment helps Disabled Youth in Pasadena

In 1937, Don’s parents’ Arnold and Ellen Fedde started Fedde Furniture on the same block that it stands today. It has been family owned and operated for more than three generations. Don took over as president in 1963. Now, two of their three children, Mark Fedde and Melinda Fedde Kenney, continue the family tradition. (Mark,…

HEAR Center Upgrades Critical Tech with Grant from PCF

HEAR Center is the only nonprofit audiological and speech therapy center in the San Gabriel Valley and the primary service provider for audiology services in the Pasadena area. Unlike the for-profit hearing service corporations in our area, they provide state-of-the-art hearing (and speech) services for anyone who needs it, regardless of their ability to pay….

PCF Helps Side Street Projects Create Dynamic Community Space

For 24 years Side Street Projects (SSP) has both been run by and has supported visual artists who choose to work in communities instead of galleries. In addition to many artistic installations in the community itself, SSP’s artist-led youth education program teaches students the use of tools through design and fabrication. Like SSP itself, this…