Join Pasadena Community Foundation in creating vital support for the local causes you care about.
PCF makes annual grants to Pasadena-area nonprofits in six Areas of Impact.
Arts & Culture
Support for museums, arts education, historic preservation, cultural programs, and performing, visual & literary arts to create a vibrant community and a shared sense of pride and identity.
Community & Economic Development
Launched in 2021 to foster a healthy and thriving community with funding directed toward job training for individuals, disaster relief, and public libraries as resources and gathering spaces for residents.
Environment & Animal Welfare
Launched in 2021 in support of organizations focused on caring for domestic and wildlife animals and those that improve, restore or protect urban forests and parks, the Arroyo Seco, and surrounding foothills.
Health & Safety
Supports institutions and organizations focused on medical research, disease prevention and assistance, promotion of health initiatives and regimens, end-of-life care, and much more.
Funds programs focused on food insecurity and homelessness and provides support for special populations, including seniors, adults in recovery, and those with learning differences and developmental or intellectual disabilities.
Youth & Education
Helps expand opportunities for students within the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD), supports a broad range of college scholarships, and fosters the well-being of young people in the greater Pasadena area.
Since 1953, Pasadena Community Foundation has provided a steady source of funding for local nonprofits and has helped these organizations build a community where everyone can thrive.
administered in COVID-19 Small Business Relief Grants to help beloved local businesses during the pandemic
32 PUSD graduates
pursuing higher education at Pasadena City College receive financial aid and wrap-around services via the PCF Scholars Program
amount PCF contributed toward mobile community vaccine clinics in partnership with Huntington Hospital, Pasadena Public Health, and others
awarded since 2019 by PCF’s Affordable Housing Initiative toward projects that have created 100 residential units/beds
Established in 1953, the Pasadena Community Foundation is a tax-exempt public charity created by and for the people of Pasadena.