PCF Announces New Grants to Fight Homelessness

PCF announced today that it will make grants totaling more than $500,000 to address the crisis of homelessness in Pasadena and its surrounding communities. San Gabriel Valley Habitat for Humanity and the Salvation Army will receive grants to build new permanent supportive housing in Pasadena for people experiencing homelessness. PCF worked closely with the City…

Pasadena COVID-19 Disaster Small Business Relief Fund

June 26, 2020 – The Pasadena COVID-19 Disaster Small Business Relief Fund is a collaboration between the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce, Pasadena Community Foundation, and the City of Pasadena to provide grants of $10,000 to storefront retail businesses to assist in recovering from the economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis. PCF launched the online application…

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…

Bonnie Baha Memorial Scholarship Awarded to Crystal Guerrero

The second annual Bonnie Baha Memorial Scholarship, a fund of PCF, has been awarded to Crystal Guerrero (pictured above), a Los Angeles resident pursuing a Master of Science in Finance at the Gordon S. Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. The Bonnie Baha Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually to women pursuing…