Donor Advised Forms

For detailed information on how your Pasadena Community Foundation Donor Advised Fund works, please download the Donor Advised Fund Handbook.

Individuals and families who have established Donor Advised Funds with the Pasadena Community Foundation must annually fill out and return a Donor Advised Grant Recommendation Form, in order to make their wishes regarding disbursements known.

When you have completed the form, you may fax it to PCF at (626) 583-4738 or mail it to the following address:

Pasadena Community Foundation
301 East Colorado Boulevard, Suite 810
Pasadena, California 91101

You also have the option to email us with your recommendation. Please provide the following information for each organization included in your recommendation(s):

  • Organization Name
  • Organization Address
  • Amount of Grant (minimum $100)
  • Purpose (general support, unless indicated otherwise)
  • Special Instructions or Attention (if any)
  • It is essential that you include (by cutting and pasting or by retyping) the following text (you can also use the email link below and the language will be automatically inserted):

“As provided in the terms of the Donor Advised Fund established with the Pasadena Community Foundation, I recommend that the listed grant(s) be paid from my fund. This is a recommendation only, and not a direction. I certify that the listed recommendation does not represent any payment of any legally binding pledge or other financial obligation, nor does the undersigned or any family member expect any personal benefit (such as meals and non-tax deductible memberships and dues) from this charitable distribution.”

Please use this link to email your recommendations: pcfstaff@pasadenacf.org.