Target the greatest needs: Unrestricted Named Endowments support Pasadena Community Foundation’s grantmaking programs in the area of greatest need.
Endow your Passion: Restricted Named Endowments support Pasadena Community Foundation’s grantmaking programs in the areas of impact you choose (Arts & Culture, Community & Economic Development, Environment & Animal Welfare, Health & Safety, Human Services, Youth & Education).
The “forever gifts” established by Pasadena Community Foundation’s Endowment Builders provide vital support to local nonprofits. They enable PCF to make versatile grants to long-standing agencies and new organizations, as well as meet urgent needs when they arise, such as COVID-19 relief funding.
Three Easy Steps to Become a PCF Endowment Builder:
1. Pick your passion
Designate your investment to one or more of PCF’s areas of interest: Arts & Culture, Community & Economic Development, Environment & Animal Welfare, Health & Safety, Human Services, and Youth & Education. Or, create an unrestricted endowment to provide flexible support for PCF’s grantmaking.
2. Name your endowment
Memorialize a loved one who has passed, mark an important milestone, or create an endowment to “pay it forward.”
3. Make your gift
Establish your fund during your lifetime or through your estate plan. It takes just $10,000 to start an endowment with PCF (or two payments of $5,000 over two years).
In 2022 PCF’s Endowment Builders helped generate $2.2 million in grant funds, supporting:
With its longstanding community involvement and leadership, PCF can help you align your values, life experiences, and interests to benefit the causes closest to your heart.
Contact: Liz Algermissen, Director of Development (626) 796-2097 x105 or email@example.com
PCF is a 501c3 public charity Tax ID# 20-0253310