Waite Family Endowment

The Waite Family Endowment is an Endowment Builder fund that provides unrestricted support for PCF’s local grantmaking programs with an emphasis on Human Services. 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,…

Wayne & Judith Carter Endowment

Elderly couple in a garden

The Wayne & Judith Carter Endowment supports PCF’s grantmaking in the area of Human Services.  Wayne Carter and Judith Thrush Carter were both born in San Francisco, three years apart and in separate hospitals. Both grew up in Los Altos. Although they first met in high school, it was not until they were students at…

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…

A Rainy Day Endowment Fund

A Rainy Day Fund is a Field of Interest Endowment fund established by Christine Sisley. The fund supports PCF’s local grants in the areas of animal welfare, services for veterans of the United States military, and programs and services for people with physical disabilities due to injury or illness. The fund’s name was inspired by…

Peter & Jeannie Vaughn Endowment for Human Services

This named endowment supports Pasadena Community Foundation’s grantmaking in the area of human services. 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…