Jolly Urner Endowment

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The Jolly Urner Endowment supports PCF’s grantmaking in the area of Youth & Education with a specific emphasis on underprivileged children. Dorothy “Jolly” Urner was born in 1934 and raised in Hagerstown, Maryland, to Martin Jonas Urner and Dorothy Jolliffe. Jolly graduated from Sweet Briar College in Virginia and earned a Master’s degree in Education…

Richard & Nancy Esbenshade Endowment

The Richard and Nancy Esbenshade Endowment is a PCF Endowment Builder Fund that supports organizations focusing on youth & education in the Pasadena area. Richard and Nancy Esbenshade were married 63 years and spent more than 50 years together in Pasadena before Richard’s death in September 2021 at the age of 92. An Ashland, Ohio…

Julie & Scott Nesbit Family Endowment

The Julie & Scott Nesbit Family Endowment supports multiple fields of interests, including Youth & Education, Health & Safety, and Human Services in the greater Pasadena area. Julie and Scott Nesbit are both native Californians. Scott is retired from a career in real estate and Julie is currently an Executive Vice President at Whittier Trust…

Muriel & George F. Newell Endowment for Education

This named endowment supports Pasadena Community Foundation’s grantmaking in the area 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…

Fitzberg Endowment

The Fitzberg Endowment supports the Foundation’s grant making in the area of Education. The Power of Endowment Endowments are the cornerstone of PCF’s mission to build hometown legacies. The corpus of each endowed fund is invested with PCF’s portfolio for long-term growth. Each year, the endowments generate the funds that support PCF’s local grantmaking, which…