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.

Summer Enrichment Program registration begins Feb. 6  See schedule of classes here >>

PUSD Employees: You can now donate directly to PEF via your paycheck. More here >>




Double Your Impact!
Community Challenge Match

All first-time, renewed, and increased gifts will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $100,000 thanks to a generous gift from Molly Munger and Steve English.

Matching funds from the challenge will be distributed equally to each PUSD school.

Make your donation or pledge by February 7 >>

New Madison Community Garden

Thank you Pasadena Community Gardens Conservancy for helping PEF create a new school community garden at Madison Elementary.

The outdoor classroom will grow fruits, vegetables, and herbs and the orchard will provide fresh fruit to the community.

More here >>

Legacy Society

Did you know that PEF has a Planned Giving Program?


Find out more here >>

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

Summer Enrichment Program

Registration Starts Feb. 6

Join us for the 13th year of the PEF Summer Enrichment Program.
Class schedules available now!

Enrollment period: February 6-May 27.
Classes fill fast!

More here >>

You Make a Difference

Thank you to all who support the Pasadena Educational Foundation.


Your impact can be seen on every PUSD campus. We are deeply grateful to you.

Here is what we accomplished together this year!

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?

Find out more here >>



PEF Teacher Grants

The 2015-16 PEF Teacher Grant recipients have been selected. Awardees were acknowleded at a reception on December 1.


More here>>

Principal for a Day

Principal for a Day was Friday, November 6

See photos from the day and
find out who was at your local school >>

PEF Teacher Grants

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


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


Looking for financial transaction, teacher grant, annual fund, or other forms?

Find them here >>