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.

Our 2015-16 Teacher Grants have been selected. Find out more here >>

Principal for a Day was Friday, November 6, 2015. Find out who was at your school here >>




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.


Rock 4 PEF Benefit Concert
Supporting Music In Our Schools

Thank everyone for coming out!

An acoustic performance by Art Alexakis from Everclear.
Taylor Mathews, Jacob Davich, and the winners of the Battle of the Bands - Grey Goo and Not Exactly Monday.

See pics from the concert >>

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

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 >>

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

And the winners were Grey Goo and Not Exactly Monday!
Thank you all for attending.


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

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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

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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