PCF Capital Grant Supports AbilityFirst Manufacturing Program

Pasadena Community Foundation recently announced the recipients for its 2021 Capital Grants Program, totaling $659,000 to 29 local nonprofit organizations. Over the course of the next few months, we are happy to showcase a few of the 29 organizations and the important work they’re doing to support Pasadena’s residents. AbilityFirst: Strengthening Its Job Training Program…

2021 Capital Grant Program Awards $659,000 to 29 Local Nonprofits

Pasadena Community Foundation announces the recipients of its 2021 Capital Grants Program, which awarded an impressive $659,000 to 29 local nonprofit organizations. This year, as part of this grant program, PCF was especially proud to include three larger Capital Campaign Grants of $50,000 each, created to support large-scale, transformational projects that will impact capacity, quality,…

Pasadena Community Foundation Receives 2021 PUSD Superintendent’s Award

Pasadena Community Foundation is honored to learn that it has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Superintendent’s Award from Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD), an annual award that recognizes organizations or individuals that go above and beyond the normal expectations in supporting PUSD’s students and schools. The award holds special meaning this year,…

Back to School for PCF Scholars

PCF Scholars start the new year with Pasadena Community Foundation support

Summer is over, and just like proud parents, Pasadena Community Foundation (PCF) is cheering our PCF Scholars as they begin their schoolyear at Pasadena City College (PCC). PCF Scholars is an innovative education grant program launched in 2019 by PCF in response to national data that shows dropout rates are very high at community colleges,…

Community Inspires Side Street Projects’ Mission and Art

Each arts organization has a story of the unique struggles they have endured during the last 18 months, just as they have stories of unexpected and positive opportunities that emerged. Pasadena’s Side Street Projects is no exception. A community-centered, artist-led organization, Side Street Projects received two PCF grants recently: the Performing & Visual Arts Recovery…