PCF Supports Scholars as They Adapt to Online Learning

In 2019, PCF launched the PCF Scholars program to support local students (Pasadena Unified School District graduates) pursuing their college education at Pasadena City College (PCC). Last fall, the first group of PCF Scholars enrolled at PCC to begin their education. These eight students, representing all six PUSD high schools, come from low-income backgrounds, and…

PCF COVID-19 Response News & Resources

PCF has created a new page on our website for all information related to our COVID-19 Response, including donations to the Response Fund, emergency grant guidelines, and how our grants are making an immediate impact. Click here to read more.  Emergency Grantmaking Continues This week, PCF launched Phase Two of our grant response plan; an…

First PCF Rapid COVID-19 Response Grants Distributed This Week

Following the launch of its COVID-19 Response Fund on March 17, 2020, Pasadena Community Foundation announced today that it will proceed with a three-phase, rapid grantmaking strategy, beginning with immediate financial support for local organizations distributing food to vulnerable populations. In the past week, PCF staff conducted in-depth interviews with more than 20 civic leaders,…

PCF Announces COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund for Pasadena

PASADENA, CA – March 16, 2020 – Pasadena Community Foundation announced today that it has launched an emergency COVID-19 Response Fund and made an initial commitment of $100,000 to provide local relief. The fund will provide flexible resources to Pasadena-based organizations as they respond to the impact of the virus and quarantines, and allow donors…

Have You Considered a Charitable Gift of Real Estate?

Pasadena Community Foundation can help! PCF accepts gifts of real estate, which can provide significant tax benefits, fund charitable gift annuities for lifetime income, and, most importantly, create transformative philanthropy. “PCF was with us through every step of the CGA process. Together with our realtor, Michael Bell, the team at PCF was knowledgeable, thorough, and…