The Uookaa Foundation

The Uookaa Foundation was established by Fred Wesley and Alison Snow in memory of their son Walker Wesley, who died suddenly on March 7, 2021 at age 31. “Uookaa,” pronounced “Wah-kah,” is Walker’s creative spelling of a nickname he acquired from a young child living down the street who had difficulty pronouncing the L and…

The Hummingbird Endowment for the Arts

Jennifer Lauren Miller Higley shaped her short life by caring for causes greater than herself and fully experiencing the brilliance of human expression. Whether that meant championing social equality and women’s rights, visiting museums and exhibitions weekly, teaching the art of ikebana, or sharing her love of film, music, and art with her friends and family,…

Barbara Campbell Endowment for the Arts

  The family of Barbara Campbell established the Barbara Campbell Endowment for the Arts following Barbara’s death in January, 2021. The endowment honors Barbara’s love of the arts and supports Pasadena Community Foundation’s grantmaking in the areas of arts and culture. Barbara was born in Alhambra, California, and graduated from Alhambra High School. She went…

Carl W. & Lynn Cooper Education Endowment

The Carl & Lynn Cooper Endowment supports Pasadena Community Foundation’s grantmaking in the area of education. This is a Fund for Pasadena, which benefits local organizations working to sustain and uplift our community. Both Lynn and Carl Cooper were born and raised in the Los Angeles area. Lynn studied art in Vienna, Austria and returned…

Edward Hosharian Foundation Fund

The Edward Hosharian Foundation Fund supports the charitable activities of the Edward Hosharian Foundation, which provides scholarships to students studying music at the college level.