PCF’s Year in Review – February 5, 2019

Pasadena Community Foundation (PCF) Finance Committee chair Sandra Ell welcomed C.J. Dennis, Senior Investment Consultant at Vanguard Institutional Advisory Services, to address 50 guests who are fund holders of the Foundation to an annual portfolio investment review. According to PCF CEO Jennifer DeVoll, “PCF’s core mission is to build hometown legacies which means we want…

PCF Sponsors Seminar on Effective Board Leadership

Renown Non-Profit Thought Leader Speaks to Pasadena Executive Roundtable Pasadena, CA — Nov 9, 2018 — Jan Masaoka, Chief Executive Officer of the California Association of Nonprofits gave a thought-provoking and unconventional view of how to understand and lead effective boards today to 95 non-profit leaders at a special meeting of the Pasadena Executive Roundtable last week….

Impact Pasadena Interviews PCF President & CEO Jennifer DeVoll

Impact Pasadena host Hoyt Hilsman (pictured above) interviews Pasadena Community Foundation President & CEO Jennifer DeVoll about the organization’s impact on the community. PCF, established in 1953 by Louis A. Webb, distributes grants to local nonprofits across multiple areas of interest such as arts and culture, education, environment, health, human services, and youth. In addition,…

2018 Legacy Luncheon: PCF Honors Those Who Build Hometown Legacies

On September 18, the Pasadena Community Foundation honored 130 guests which included Legacy Society members, Endowment Builders, and Professional Advisors at its Legacy Luncheon.  Guest speaker John J. Kennedy, Pasadena City Councilmember and Vice Mayor, spoke about creating an endowment to honor his parents. He shared stories about his parents and how they emphasized education…

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…