The Pasadena Educational Foundation has been supporting public education since 1971.  Join us as we encourage greater involvement and support from the community.  Your support is more important than ever.

Calling all PUSD Teachers! PEF Teacher Grants Applications are now available. Deadline Extended 10/12. Apply Now.

Support Music Education in PUSD. Get your tickets to Rock 4 PEF!

Principal for a Day will be on Friday, November 6, 2015. Find more information here.




Rock 4 PEF Benefit Concert
Supporting Music In Our Schools

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Sunday, October 4, 2015
Farnsworth Park

An acoustic performance by Art Alexakis from Everclear.

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Thank you S. Mark Taper Foundation!

PEF is pleased to announce it has received a $75,000 grant from the S. Mark Taper Foundation.  These funds will support the five PUSD Healthy Start Family Centers.

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Legacy Society

Did you know that PEF has a Planned Giving Program?


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If you have already made a bequest or named PEF in your planned giving, please contact us so we may acknowledge you as part of the Legacy Society. You can also email Angela Parris at

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Parents / Students

Battle of the Bands
Sunday, September 20 2PM
Levitt Pavilion

Come out and cheer on our 13 youth bands as they compete for the chance to play at Rock 4 PEF.


My Masterpieces

Did you know that every Pasadena Unified School District 2nd grader takes a public art walking tour with PEF's My Masterpieces program?

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PEF Teacher Grants

Butterfly Wings, Mouse Paint, and Grammarosaurus
See some of our PEF Teacher Grants in Action!



PUSD Welcome Back Breakfast

PEF co-sponsored the PUSD Welcome Back Breakfast with the help of some of our fantastic community partners. We are most grateful for their support.

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PEF Teacher Grants

Calling All PUSD Teachers! Don't forget to apply for a teacher grant this year. Up to $1,000 to help take your creative project from idea to reality. Applications available after August 1, 2015.

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Teachers, check out our list of resources and opportunities here.

For the Financial Transaction form, please click here.

Teacher grant evaluation forms can be downloaded here.