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$133M
Total grants funded since 1953
$39.4M
2018-2022 total grant disbursement
72%
Growth rate of total assets over the last 5 years
$80.7M
Funds solely designated to benefit Pasadena area nonprofits
$3.6M
Bequest & endowment donations in 2022
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News & Events

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PCF Announces 2022 Education Grant Recipients

Eleven local nonprofit organizations focused on education have just received $217,000 in grant funding from Pasadena Community Foundation as part of its refocused Education Grant Program. Since 2013, PCF has supported a dedicated education grant program to help bolster student success in the greater Pasadena area. In 2022, the foundation took the opportunity to reassess…

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Santa poses with an African American family at a local holiday party hosted by CHAP Care in Pasadena.

Yes, Virginia Grants Make Holiday Bright for 2,500 Local Children

For the 28th consecutive year, Pasadena Community Foundation (PCF) has helped bring the magic of Christmas to 12 Pasadena-area nonprofit organizations with funding through its Yes, Virginia Grant Program. The grants will help 2,500 local children receive holiday gifts or participate in special holiday experiences at each recipient agency. In 1897, Frank Church, editor of…

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A senior man selects food from a food pantry distribution tent

Food Insecurity Grows – PCF Steps in with Emergency Funds

Pasadena Community Foundation announces a round of emergency funding to address unprecedented local need during the holidays. Four local nonprofit organizations will receive $110,000 to assist with food pantries and other social services. Pasadena-area residents are enduring national 40-year-high inflation rates, and the resulting twin crises of food and housing insecurity has led to dramatic…

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