Inaugural Bonnie Baha Memorial Scholarship Awarded to Ansje-Johanna Perris

Scholarship Program Funds Graduate Education of Women Pursuing Careers in Finance PASADENA, CA, June 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – The Pasadena Community Foundation (PCF) is pleased to announce that Ansje-Johanna Perris, CPA (pictured above), has been selected as the first-ever recipient of a Bonnie Baha Memorial Scholarship. Ms. Perris, a 24-year-old Los Angeles resident and senior…

Pasadena Community Foundation Announces $1 Million in Grants

Pasadena Community Foundation (PCF) honored their 2018 grantees at the annual Local Heroes breakfast while announcing $1 million in grants. See the list by clicking here! PCF Board Chair, Fran Scoble welcomed over 240 civic and community leaders including representatives from over 50 non-profits at this annual celebration of local philanthropy. (Pictured above: Kelly White, Villa Esperanza…

PCF Helps Carnegie Observatories Make the Stars Portable

The scientists and astronomers at Carnegie Observatories, based here in Pasadena, wanted to find a way to bring the wonders of the night sky to the public, no matter the weather or time of year. Their idea for a solution? Acquire a portable, inflatable planetarium and state-of-the-art digital projector. In 2017, Carnegie Observatory applied for…

PCF Announces Yes, 2017 Virginia Fund Grantees for the Holiday Season

The Pasadena Community Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of 2017’s Yes, Virginia Fund Grants! Established in 1994, the Yes, Virginia Fund has raised money to support children at the holidays in the Pasadena area, and has awarded nearly $300,000 to local non-profits in Pasadena that host holiday parties and purchase gifts for needy children….