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….

Inaugural Bonnie Baha Memorial Scholarship Awarded to Ansje-Johanna Perris

Scholarship Program Funds Graduate Education of Women Pursuing Careers in Finance PASADENA, CA, June 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – The Pasadena Community Foundation (PCF) is pleased to announce that Ansje-Johanna Perris, CPA (pictured above), has been selected as the first-ever recipient of a Bonnie Baha Memorial Scholarship. Ms. Perris, a 24-year-old Los Angeles resident and senior…

Pasadena Community Gardens Conservancy Awards $42,000 Grant for School Gardens Serving Vulnerable Children

JUNE 8, 2018 – Pasadena Community Gardens Conservancy today announced a $42,000 grant to the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) to underwrite the 2018-19 salary of a full-time School Gardens Manager for the 16 educational food gardens located at PUSD school campuses. These award-winning gardens help to improve family health and nutrition, enhance science education,…