A Key to Housing Security & College Success

PCF Helps Fund Affordable Housing Project for PCC Students In spring of 2022, Pasadena Community Foundation joined several community partners to create housing for students at Pasadena City College (PCC) who are transitioning out of foster care and experiencing housing insecurity or homelessness. PCF contributed a $200,000 grant toward the project as part of Affordable…

Community Turns out for 23rd Annual Local Heroes Celebration

On Thursday, November 10, Pasadena Community Foundation’s annual Local Heroes Breakfast brought together more than 200 guests at the University Club in celebration of the Foundation’s 2022 grant recipients and the leadership of Pasadena-area nonprofit organizations. The event showcased PCF’s $1.6 million in grant and scholarship awards to 60 local nonprofit organizations and 75 individual…

Harambee Ministries Makes Space to Build Community

For forty years, Harambee Ministries has worked tirelessly to foster community engagement and neighborhood connections in and around northwest Pasadena, where it is embedded as a trusted resource and gathering space for nearby residents. In October, the organization was selected as one of 24 local agencies to receive a PCF Capital Grant. PCF’s funding will…

PCF Friends & Fellows Make an Impact for Good

Here for Good 2022 Friends & Fellows Campaign

As 2022 draws to a close, Pasadena Community Foundation celebrates 69 years of grantmaking impact – that’s seven decades of unwavering support in the greater Pasadena area. PCF’s Friends and Fellows donors are a critical component of our good work and longevity. For local nonprofit organizations, 2022 was one of determination, adaptation, and resilience following…

24 Nonprofits Awarded $511,000 in PCF Capital Grant Funding

Woman entering a Pasadena Humane public safety truck

More than a half-million dollars in PCF Capital Grant funding is on its way to 24 Pasadena-area nonprofit organizations to support their facility improvement projects and equipment purchases.  PCF’s annual Capital Grant Program  supports the infrastructure that nonprofit organizations need to carry out their mission, including equipment purchases, construction, and renovation. PCF is especially proud…