2018 Legacy Luncheon: PCF Honors Those Who Build Hometown Legacies

On September 18, the Pasadena Community Foundation honored 130 guests which included Legacy Society members, Endowment Builders, and Professional Advisors at its Legacy Luncheon.  Guest speaker John J. Kennedy, Pasadena City Councilmember and Vice Mayor, spoke about creating an endowment to honor his parents. He shared stories about his parents and how they emphasized education…

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,…