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News & Events

In Memory of Bill Galloway

Pasadena Community Foundation is saddened at the passing of Bill Galloway, a man who spent his lifetime committed to Pasadena, its residents, and its schools. Bill, along with his wife, Brenda, was also a longtime supporter of PCF. The couple created the Bill & Brenda Galloway Endowment for Education in 2016 to ensure that local…

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Pasadena Community Foundation Welcomes Three New Board Members

Pasadena Community Foundation (PCF) announces the appointment of three new members to its Board of Directors. Representing sectors that include real estate development, government service, and investment and banking, the new board members also represent a commitment to community leadership. The three additions bring the number of PCF board members to 20; together the group…

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Two Black children sit at a schoolroom table counting out coins as part of a math lesson

Math Power Hour Bolsters Kids’ Aptitude & Attitude

In 2019, PUSD’s African American Parent Council (AAPC) debuted Math Power Hour (MPH) to bolster the math skills of PUSD’s Black first and second graders and close persistent opportunity gaps in academic achievement. At six elementary school campuses, volunteers work in classrooms during daily math instruction to provide students with small group or one-on-one assistance….

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A performer with pink hair and wearing a pink fur coat stands on a stage surrounded by the audience.

Pasadena Community Foundation Launches Arts & Culture Grant Program

Pasadena Community Foundation (PCF) announces the launch of its Arts & Culture Grant Program, which will provide funding to arts and culture nonprofit organizations that serve patrons from the greater Pasadena area. These organizations are regaining their footing following disruptive and prolonged pandemic closures. They are also learning that audiences have new expectations for theater…

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