Pasadena Heritage Debuts a Beautifully Refurbished Blinn House

On Sunday, May 22, Pasadena Heritage threw open wide the doors to the Edmund Blinn House and welcomed guests inside to see the transformation of the organization’s new headquarters. The celebration came after months of rehabilitation and restoration of the property. Pasadena Community Foundation was proud to have leant a hand in the process, awarding…

College Women’s Club Awards Scholarships to 14 Local Women

A festive backyard ice cream social on a recent warm Sunday afternoon was the setting for the College Women’s Club (CWC) Spring Scholars Ceremony. The event honored 14 local young women who are the 2022 recipients of fellowships and scholarships awarded by CWC in partnership with Pasadena Community Foundation. The scholarships ensure continued assistance to…

Partners for the Birds: Pasadena Audubon Society Receives PCF Wildlife Welfare Grant

Pasadena Community Foundation supports Pasadena Audubon Society and wildlife nonprofits

In 2021, PCF’s Animal Welfare Initiative debuted to support local domestic and wildlife populations and habitat conservation. The funding comes from the Garfield Gilbert Family Endowment for Animals. Pasadena Audubon Society (PAS) is PCF’s 2022 Wildlife Welfare grant recipient, and the organization will use the funding to support its broad range of educational programming for…

Two Veterans Receive Welcome Home Scholarship

The Welcome Home Fund recently announced its first two scholarship recipients at Pasadena City College (PCC). John Pipia and Betty Ma established the fund with Pasadena Community Foundation in 2021 in support of full-time student veterans at PCC. The students must demonstrate serious academic ambition and progress, as well as a plan to transfer to…

PCF Grant Brings Springtime Blossoms to Victory Park

Victory Park in northeast Pasadena is showcasing beautiful springtime colors this month, thanks to the recent replanting of 25 cherry trees. In late 2021, Pasadena Community Foundation awarded a capital grant to Pasadena Beautiful Foundation to fund the project, which focused on replacing “Pink Cloud” cherry trees, many of which were lost in the last…