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.

• Thank you to all who came out to celebrate our schools at PEF's 2015 Spring Event, Wednesday, May 20.

• 2015 Summer Enrichment Program registration is now closed.





2015 Spring Event
Celebrating our Schools

Thank you to all who came out to celebrate and support our schools at the 2015 Spring Event.


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

Summer Enrichment Program

June 15th - July 16th

Our students are learning to cook, explore a new languages, program robots, design with 3D printers, and so much more.
PEF's Summer Enrichment Program is your summertime solution!

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Battle of the Bands is Back

Calling all Teen Musicians. Pre-register now and reserve your spot for this year's Rock 4 PEF Battle of the Bands.


You did it!

You helped us meet the 2014 Year-end Community Challenge!

Thank you to all who donated to the PEF Annual Appeal. Your support helps us continue to provide support to our PUSD schools. Meeting this year's challenge match also means that we received $50,000 more for the programs of the PEF and an additional $50,000 to the schools of the PUSD.

PEF Board members and staff have been delivering checks to all our PUSD schools. Look for us at your local school

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My Masterpieces

What does a Kindergarten student do in the My Masterpieces Program?

It's Butterfly time at Kidspace Children's Museum!

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Did you know that PEF helped get 3D printers in every PUSD school? We did!

If you missed the March KPCC Family Forum on our PUSD•3D Printers program you can watch it online.

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My Masterpieces

Full Circle at the Gamble House


Meet our 2014-15 class of Jr. Docents at the Gamble House. All of these PUSD high school students toured the Gamble House with the My Masterpieces Program as third graders and now have a chance to share their knowledge about this historic Pasadena landmark with a new group of 3rd graders.


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.