PCF Announces Yes, 2017 Virginia Fund Grantees for the Holiday Season

The Pasadena Community Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of 2017’s Yes, Virginia Fund Grants! Established in 1994, the Yes, Virginia Fund has raised money to support children at the holidays in the Pasadena area, and has awarded nearly $300,000 to local non-profits in Pasadena that host holiday parties and purchase gifts for needy children….

PCF Supports Door of Hope with Grant for Minivan

Founded in 1985, Door of Hope strives to equip families and children experiencing homelessness to rebuild their lives. Unlike most homeless service organizations where families are separated, the Door of Hope program keeps the family unit together as they work towards their end goal of achieving permanent housing. Transportation is a key service that Door…

PCF Helps Pasadena Museum of History Put the Freeze on Endangered Photo Negatives

When founded, Pasadena Museum of History’s original mission was to collect, preserve, and exhibit materials that documented the founding and early history of the city. This mission to document Pasadena remains unchanged today, and one of PMH’s critical areas of work is photograph and negative preservation. The historic negatives collection contains irreplaceable early views of…

Grantee Spotlight: College Readiness Program Grows with Help from PCF

Partnership for Success! is a summer enrichment program designed to help underserved Pasadena public school students realize their academic goals, learn the skills they need to reach college, and then thrive there. Students selected for the program in 4th grade attend for nine consecutive summers, creating a transformative educational experience. PCF has supported PfS! with…