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…

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…

Garfield Gilbert Family Endowment

The Garfield Gilbert Family Endowment was created from a bequest from the estate of Doris Gilbert Sloan. This field of interest endowment fund supports Pasadena Community Foundation’s local grantmaking in the areas of animal welfare and education.

Janet Wood Endowment for Education

This named endowment supports Pasadena Community Foundation’s grantmaking in the areas of education. This is a Fund for Pasadena, which will make grants to local organizations working to sustain and uplift our community. The Power of Endowment Endowments are the cornerstone of PCF’s mission to build hometown legacies. The corpus of each endowed fund is…

Pasadena Educational Foundation Endowment

The mission of Pasadena Educational Foundation (PEF) is to support, enhance and supplement the programs, initiatives and priorities of the Pasadena Unified School District. PEF’s vision is for every PUSD student to receive an excellent education so that each may reach his or her full potential and become a joyful and fully engaged member of…