Why Give?

Donate to support the needs of PCC students

The reason to give is simple:  to create change.  Our donors give students a pathway to success. 

From scholarships covering a wide range from studies to athletics, to funds to support innovation and instruction and creativity amongst faculty, to campus building improvement, your generous donation will help ensure academic excellence while expanding the educational opportunities for our students. 

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Shape the minds of our nation’s future leaders.

Choose Your Cause

Small or large, your donation will help make a meaningful contribution to our students and our college. Designate your funds to a specific cause, or leave it to the annual fund which will support all causes and our mission.

Annual Fund

A gift to the annual fund allows the Foundation to meet the needs of our most pressing initiatives.

Student Scholarships

Help our PCC students pursue their education, while celebrating their achievements.

Donate to a Specific Fund

We Will Change Their World

Ways to Give

Give Now

To make an immediate gift, simply complete our secure online giving form. It’s easy, safe and convenient.

Donate Online

To make a gift over the phone using your credit card, contact Dolores Ybarra at (626) 585-7349.

If mailing a gift, please make your check payable to the PCC Foundation and send it to: 

PCC Foundation 
1570 E. Colorado Blvd. CDC204,

Pasadena, CA 91106

Stock and Securities

A gift of stock or securities can enable you to make a gift to Pasadena City College without drawing from your cash reserves. For more information about gifts of stock and securities, please contact Liliane Ribeiro at (626) 585-7113 or lribeiro1@pasadena.edu .

The President's Cirlce

Join the President's Circle to receive special communication from the president and invitations to stakeholder events.

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Planned Giving

With a planned gift such as bequest intentions in a will or trust, charitable gift annuities or beneficiary designations in life insurance policies, you can build a legacy for the College while enjoying a variety of tax benefits. For more information about planned gifts, visit https://pasadena.mylegacygift.org/ or call Liliane Ribeiro at (626) 585-7113 or lribeiro1@pasadena.edu .

Foundation & Corporate Gifts

Foundation and corporate gifts are instrumental in sustaining quality programs and services as well as student scholarships and internship opportunities at PCC. For more information about foundation and corporate gifts, please contact Liliane Ribeiro at (626) 585-7113 or lribeiro1@pasadena.edu .

In-Kind Gifts

In-kind gifts are donations of personal property, such as equipment, artwork, materials or company products. With an in-kind gift, you can enhance PCC’s facilities and environment and help strengthen college programs. For more information about in-kind gifts, please contact Liliane Ribeiro at (626) 585-7113 or lribeiro1@pasadena.edu .

Your Support Matters

Meet Scholarship Winner, Lesly Andrade

Lesly Andrade is a PCC alumnus and former student worker of the PCC Foundation. She is a three time scholarship recipient and is currently working on a bachelor degree at San Francisco State University.

Read Lesly's Full Story

Foundation Scholarship Recipient Lesly Andrade