Current Grantees List

Pasadena Community Foundation stewards many charitable funds that will support organizations in our local community in perpetuity. PCF is proud to make the following grants for the benefit of the greater Pasadena area.

2019

College Women’s Club of Pasadena Scholarship Foundation

Scholarship support for 12 women at five local colleges – $41,000.00

Education

College Access Plan – $20,000.00
Partnership for Success! – $20,000.00
Pasadena Educational Foundation – $30,000.00
Reading Partners – $25,000.00
Stars (formerly Lake Avenue Community Foundation) – $25,000.00

Pasadena Assistance Fund

Armenian Relief Society – $25,000
Armory Center for the Arts – $25,000

Pasadena Child Health Foundation

AbilityFirst – $15,000
Boys & Girls Club of Pasadena – $10,000
Elizabeth House – $20,000
Families Forward – $22,500
Flintridge Center – $10,000
Foothill Family – $22,500
Girls on the Run LA County – $20,000
Planned Parenthood PSGV – $22,500
Rose Bowl Aquatics – $20,000
Unioin Station – $15,000
Young & Healthy – $22,500

Senior

Armenian Relief Society Social Services (ARS) – $10,000.00
Pacific Clinics – $10,000.00
Pasadena Meals on Wheels – $10,000.00
Pasadena Senior Center – $10,000.00
Pasadena Village – $10,000.00

Vista Nova Grants for the Blind & Visually Impaired

Academy of Music for the Blind – $10,000.00
Braille Institute of America, Inc. – $10,000.00
Eastside Center for the Blind – $6,500.00

2018

Capital

AbilityFirst – $10,000.00
Amigos de los Rios – $25,000.00
Armory Center for the Arts – $25,000.00
Arroyos & Foothills Conservancy – $25,000.00
Casa – $25,000.00
Club 21 Learning & Resource Center – $7,103.45
Elizabeth House – $25,000.00
Families Forward Learning Center – $7,659.00
Five Acres – $25,000.00
Foothill Creative Arts Group – $7,000.00
Friends In Deed – $18,000.00
Fulcrum Arts – $10,591.00
FVO Solutions, Inc. – $12,955.00
Gooden Center – $25,000.00
Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services – $25,000.00
Hear Center – $11,916.00
Hillsides – $25,000.00
Learning Works – $25,000.00
Lineage Dance Company – $15,000.00
Outward Bound Adventures (OBA) – $25,000.00
Pasadena Bioscience Collaborative – $20,143.00
Planned Parenthood of Pasadena & SGV – $25,000.00
Professional Child Development Associates – $15,505.00
Red Hen Press – $10,000.00
Ronald McDonald House Pasadena – $4,500.00
Rose Bowl Aquatics Center – $25,000.00
Villa Esperanza – $25,000.00

The Robert J. Fefferman Initiative

Math Academy – $57,000

Giesen Trust

Armory Center for the Arts – $7,200
ArtCenter College of Design – $7,200
Pasadena Educational Foundation – $7,200
Side Street Projects – $7,200
Wisdom Arts Laboratory – $7,200

Pasadena Community Gardens Conservancy

Support for a Master Gardener for PUSD – $42,000

Pasadena Public Library Foundation

Central Library Façade Restoration – $137,000

Women at Work

Women Veterans Program at Pasadena City College – $2,000

Yes, Virginia Fund

(2018 grants. 2019 Yes, Virginia Grants will be awarded in November)

Boys & Girls Club of Pasadena – $3,000
ChapCare – $3,000
Door of Hope – $1,750
Elizabeth House – $1,750
Families Forward Learning Center – $1,500
Flintridge Center – $1,000
Friends Outside in LA County – $1,000
Harambee Ministries – $500
Impact House – $2,000
Pasadena Altadena Community Endowment Fund – LINKS Mentoring – $1,000
Professional Child Development Associates – $1,500
Treasure Little Children – $2,500