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.

PEF Teacher Grant applications are now available more here >>

Teen bands, sign up now for Rock 4 PEF Battle of the Bands here >>

School starts Monday, August 15.




Thank you Edison International

Edison awarded PEF two scholarships of $2,500 each for two outstanding Muir HIgh Schools Seniors through the Edison Scholars program.

Meet our scholarship recipients >>

Celebrating Our Schools

May 11, 2016

Thank you for joining with PEF and your fellow community members to ignite the spark of innovation in our schools at our annual event.
Special Guest Speaker
Steve Izakowitz
President, Virgin Galactic

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You Make an Impact

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!

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

Summer Enrichment Program

Thank you to all our amazing students, teachers, and supporters for another wonderful summer program!

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Muir High School
Dodgers Baseball Field Dedication

Thank you to all who attended the dedication of the newly renovated Muir High School Baseball Field and to the Los Angeles Dodgers and all our amazing partners on this project!

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.

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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

The 2016-17 PEF Teacher Grant applications will be available on August 10.


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Principal for a Day

Principal for a Day

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?

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