Inaugural Bonnie Baha Memorial Scholarship Awarded to Ansje-Johanna Perris

Scholarship Program Funds Graduate Education of Women Pursuing Careers in Finance PASADENA, CA, June 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – The Pasadena Community Foundation (PCF) is pleased to announce that Ansje-Johanna Perris, CPA (pictured above), has been selected as the first-ever recipient of a Bonnie Baha Memorial Scholarship. Ms. Perris, a 24-year-old Los Angeles resident and senior…

Pasadena Community Foundation Announces $1 Million in Grants

Pasadena Community Foundation (PCF) honored their 2018 grantees at the annual Local Heroes breakfast while announcing $1 million in grants. See the list by clicking here! PCF Board Chair, Fran Scoble welcomed over 240 civic and community leaders including representatives from over 50 non-profits at this annual celebration of local philanthropy. (Pictured above: Kelly White, Villa Esperanza…

Pasadena Community Gardens Conservancy Awards $42,000 Grant for School Gardens Serving Vulnerable Children

JUNE 8, 2018 – Pasadena Community Gardens Conservancy today announced a $42,000 grant to the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) to underwrite the 2018-19 salary of a full-time School Gardens Manager for the 16 educational food gardens located at PUSD school campuses. These award-winning gardens help to improve family health and nutrition, enhance science education,…

A Professional’s Take on Donor Advised Funds

Looking at PCF’s impact through a professional lens, Don Hall (pictured), Owner and Chief Investment Officer of Hall Capital Management, believes the donor advised fund (DAF) options at PCF offer his clients a way to maximize charitable impact, while minimizing income taxes. If a donor has abnormally high taxable income or capital gain in a…