Pasadena Community Foundation 2019 Capital Grantees

PCF’s Capital Grant Program supports the infrastructure that nonprofit organizations need to carry out their mission, including equipment purchases, construction, and renovation. PCF made 31 Capital Grants in 2019 – totaling more than $515,000 – for projects ranging from accessible seating for a local theater company to a traveling planetarium for elementary schools. The complete list of 2019 PCF Capital grantees includes:

Arts & Culture

A Noise Within: $24,730.00
Altadena Library Foundation: $15,000.00
Armory Center for the Arts: $10,000.00
Boston Court Pasadena: $18,015.14
Pasadena Community Orchestra: $3,543.41
Pasadena Conservatory of Music: $22,900.00
Pasadena Playhouse State Theater of California: $25,000.00
Pasadena Symphony Association: $20,000.00
SAPPA: $2,500.00


Carnegie Observatories (of the Carnegie Institution for Science): $14,328.00
Institute for the Redesign of Learning: $14,085.00
Kidspace Children’s Museum: $20,000.00
The Marianne Frostig Center for Educational Therapy: $19,125.00
Pasadena City College Foundation: $19,533.36
Pasadena Education Network: $3,229.00


Arlington Garden in Pasadena: $5,000.00


Cancer Support Community Pasadena: $4,528.95
Young & Healthy: $21,577.47

Human Services

Convalescent Aid Society (CAS): $25,000.00
Door of Hope: $25,000.00
Foothill Family Service: $25,000.00
Foothill Unity Center: $25,000.00
Grandview Foundation: $21,990.55
City of Pasadena, MASH (Municipal Assistance, Solutions, and Hiring): $25,000.00
San Gabriel Valley Habitat for Humanity: $25,000.00
Union Station Homeless Services: $20,000.00
Walter Hoving Home: $17,650.00


Adelante Youth Alliance: $15,446.42
Boys & Girls Clubs of Pasadena: $9,250.00
The First Tee of Pasadena: $5,500.37
STEAM:CODERS: $12,599.82