$561,000 in PCF Capital Grant Funding Heading to Local Nonprofits

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Pasadena Community Foundation proudly announces that 24 Pasadena-area nonprofit organizations have received funding from the Capital Grants Program, the foundation’s largest annual grant investment. This year, the grant awards total more than one-half million dollars in support of facility improvements and equipment purchases at local organizations. Two $50K Capital Campaign Grants Will Yield Long-term Benefits…

Pasadena Community Foundation Launches Arts & Culture Grant Program

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Pasadena Community Foundation (PCF) announces the launch of its Arts & Culture Grant Program, which will provide funding to arts and culture nonprofit organizations that serve patrons from the greater Pasadena area. These organizations are regaining their footing following disruptive and prolonged pandemic closures. They are also learning that audiences have new expectations for theater…

PCF Receives Landmark $10 Million Gift from the Petersen Foundation

Pasadena Community Foundation (PCF) recently received a landmark $10 million gift from the Petersen Foundation – the single largest gift in PCF’s history – and transition age foster youth in the greater Pasadena and LA region will be the beneficiaries. The Petersen Foundation gift establishes the Margie & Robert E. Petersen Scholarship Endowment for Transition…

Pasadena Community Foundation Honored with “Others” Award

Pasadena Community Foundation Honored with Salvation Army's 2021 Others Award

The Salvation Army of Pasadena recently honored Pasadena Community Foundation (PCF) with its 55th Annual “Others” Award. As one of the highest national civic awards that can be given by The Salvation Army, the “Others” Award honors an individual or organization that exemplifies an extraordinary spirit of service to others and to The Salvation Army….

Microgrant Program Supports Small Business Owners

Fifty-nine small business owners in Pasadena recently learned they have been selected to receive funding through the City of Pasadena 2021 Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant program. Pasadena Community Foundation was selected to administer the entire program following its success in overseeing a similar partnership with the city last summer. The grants will assist some…