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As pandemic hardship persists into 2021, PCF continues its critical support for Pasadena’s most vulnerable citizens, including seniors, low-income individuals, and families with young children. Make your gift today.

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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.

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Thanks to the generosity of philanthropists who call our community home, PCF continues to thrive and expand its influence.

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awarded to non-profits since 1953

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News & Events

Applauding PCF’s Impressive Growth in 2020

2020 was an exceptionally strong year for Pasadena Community Foundation. At the Foundation’s  annual Year in Review Investment Briefing, PCF Investment Manager C.J. Dennis, who serves as Senior Investment Consultant with Vanguard Institutional Advisory Services, shared good news about PCF’s investment performance and asset growth. 2020 Highlights PCF closed 2020 with $129.5 million in total…

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PCF Selected to Administer Small Business Grant Program

Pasadena Community Foundation begins 2021 once again leading local efforts to assist struggling small businesses after being selected by the City of Pasadena to administer the 2021 Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program. The program, which opened for application January 25, provides approximately 50 reimbursable grants of $7,500 each to qualifying small businesses. Following PCF’s…

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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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