“We are building, nurturing, and expanding a healthy community”

Community Foundation Week gives the staff and stakeholders of Pasadena Community Foundation the opportunity to reflect on the increasingly important role that community foundations play in strengthening localities nationwide and helping residents thrive. What has PCF’s role looked like here in Pasadena? PCF’s substantial grantmaking program supports local nonprofit agencies in addressing social issues like…

Grantee Spotlight: Pasadena BioScience Collaborative

Serving as the only nonprofit biotechnology research lab in the greater Pasadena area, Pasadena BioScience Collaborative is a non-profit organization focused on educational and training opportunities for potential future employees in the sector. Its incubator facilities feature shared equipment and office space designed to support small start-up companies and develop a highly skilled workforce in…

PCF Capital Grant Supports AbilityFirst Manufacturing Program

Pasadena Community Foundation recently announced the recipients for its 2021 Capital Grants Program, totaling $659,000 to 29 local nonprofit organizations. Over the course of the next few months, we are happy to showcase a few of the 29 organizations and the important work they’re doing to support Pasadena’s residents. AbilityFirst: Strengthening Its Job Training Program…

2021 Capital Grant Program Awards $659,000 to 29 Local Nonprofits

Pasadena Community Foundation announces the recipients of its 2021 Capital Grants Program, which awarded an impressive $659,000 to 29 local nonprofit organizations. This year, as part of this grant program, PCF was especially proud to include three larger Capital Campaign Grants of $50,000 each, created to support large-scale, transformational projects that will impact capacity, quality,…

Pasadena Community Foundation Receives 2021 PUSD Superintendent’s Award

Pasadena Community Foundation is honored to learn that it has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Superintendent’s Award from Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD), an annual award that recognizes organizations or individuals that go above and beyond the normal expectations in supporting PUSD’s students and schools. The award holds special meaning this year,…