Donation Options

With your gift to PCF, you become one of the many generous philanthropists who have invested in the strength of our community and the health and well-being of our neighbors.

If you would like to make a gift to a specific charitable fund, use the Search Funds tool.

Or, create a new fund, including a Donor Advised Fund or an Endowment.

Give a Gift to Friends & Fellows

PCF Friends & Fellows help realize the Foundation’s mission to improve and enrich the lives of people in the Pasadena area.

Friends & Fellows are a unique group of generous donors who provide critical support for PCF’s work, including responsive grantmaking, endowment building, and donor services and operating support.

Make a donation to Friends & Fellows.

Donate to an Existing Fund

PCF manages more than 400 named funds established by individuals, families, companies, and organizations to benefit specific causes or organizations. You can search for an existing charitable fund by name or area of interest and make your gift online. Search Funds.

Donate a Car

PCF has partnered with CARS (Charitable Adult Rides & Services) to make donating your car easy. Proceeds can benefit any PCF fund, including Friends & Fellows, a DAF, Endowments, or a Scholarship.

Donate here or call (855) 500-7433 to talk to a donor support representative.

Making Gifts

Most gifts can be made online right here on our website. Your transaction is secure, and you will receive an immediate tax acknowledgment letter.

To make a gift of stocks, bonds, mutual funds or other appreciated assets to PCF or any specific fund, please contact Jennifer Clark, Gift & Operations Associate, at (626) 796-2097, ext. 3 or

If you would like to make a gift by check, please make checks payable to Pasadena Community Foundation. If you are making a gift to a specific fund, please put the fund name in the memo line.

Mail to:

Pasadena Community Foundation
301 East Colorado Blvd., Suite 810
Pasadena, CA 91101

All gifts are tax deductible to the extent allowable by law. PCF’s Tax ID Number is 20-0253310.

For questions regarding donations, acknowledgement letters, or other issues related to your charitable gift, please contact Jennifer Clark, Gift & Operations Associate, at (626) 796-2097, ext. 3 or