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With your gift to the PCF you become one of the many generous philanthropists who have invested in the strength of our community and the health and well-being of our neighbors.

Thank you for your commitment to Pasadena and its people!

If you would like to make a gift to a specific charitable fund, please use the “Search Funds” tool in the upper right hand corner of our web page, or scroll down to “Donate to an Existing Fund.”

Click here for for more information about creating new funds, including Donor Advised Funds and Endowments.


The Pasadena Community Foundation COVID-19 Response Fund and Pasadena COVID-19 Disaster Small Business Relief Fund were launched in Spring 2020 to provide flexible resources to Pasadena-based organizations and businesses as they respond to the impact of the virus and quarantines, and allow donors to make charitable gifts that will benefit the community.

Click Here to learn more about PCF’s COVID-19 Response and make a gift to support relief grant programs.

Join the Friends & Fellows

Friends & Fellows are a unique group of generous donors who provide critical support for PCF’s work, including responsive grantmaking, endowment building, and donor services and operating support. Our Friends & Fellows help realize the Foundation’s mission to improve and enrich the lives of people in Pasadena.

Click Here to make your gift.

Donate to an Existing Fund

PCF manages more than 350 named funds established by individuals, families, companies, and organizations to benefit specific causes or organizations. You can search for an existing charitable fund by name or area of interest and make your gift online.

Click Here to search.

Making Gifts

Most gifts can be made online right here on our website. Your transaction is secure, and you will receive an immediate tax acknowledgment letter.

To make a gift of stocks, bonds, mutual funds or other appreciated assets to PCF or any specific fund, please contact Mariver Copeland, CFO, at (626) 796-2097, ext. 6 or

If you would like to make a gift by check, please make checks payable to Pasadena Community Foundation. If you are making a gift to a specific fund, please put the fund name in the memo line.

Mail to:

Pasadena Community Foundation
301 East Colorado Blvd., Suite 810
Pasadena, CA 91101

All gifts are tax deductible to the extent allowable by law. PCF’s Tax ID Number is 20-0253310.

For questions regarding donations, acknowledgement letters, or other issues related to your charitable gift, please contact Donor Relations Manager Lauren Le Ber at (626) 796-2097, ext. 3 or