Pasadena Community Foundation Funds

Bob & Maureen Carlson Endowment

Maureen & Bob Carlson pictured at a 2019 PCF event

The Bob & Maureen* Carlson Endowment provides unrestricted support for the Pasadena Community Foundation’s grantmaking. This is a Fund for Pasadena, which benefits local organizations working to sustain and uplift our community.

Bob and Maureen Carlson raised their four children in Pasadena, and their grandchildren have also grown up in the community, so three generations of Carlsons have enjoyed what Pasadena offers. The couple established this endowment in 2010 to ensure that future generations continue to enjoy the richness of the community and to help those who are disadvantaged.

*Maureen Carlson passed away in June 2022

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 enriches the arts community, protects our environment, provides health care and critical social services, and bolsters public education in Pasadena. Endowments are permanent legacies for our community; these funds will continue to grow and provide philanthropic support forever. Learn more about creating an endowment at PCF.

Created February 2010


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