Rotary Club Awards Nonprofits Grants at Luncheon

Photo courtesy Rotary Club Representatives from area nonprofits recently received grants from the Rotary Club of Pasadena.
Photo courtesy Rotary Club
Representatives from area nonprofits recently received grants from the Rotary Club of Pasadena.

The Rotary Club of Pasadena distributed grants this year totaling $43,627 at a recent Grants Award Luncheon held at the University Club Pasadena.
The Rotary Club of Pasadena Foundation primarily receives donations from the members of the Pasadena Rotary Club. Each year, the Rotary Club of Pasadena Foundation distributes funds to nonprofit organizations serving the Pasadena community through the club’s Grants Committee. The Grants Committee’s 13 members seek applicants, review grant applications, conduct site visits, select grant recipients, gain approval from the Rotary Club of Pasadena Foundation and award grants at a luncheon honoring the recipients.
Since 2004 and including this year, this foundation has issued more than 340 grants totaling about $600,000 to more than 130 organizations. This year, the grants were awarded to 20 organizations providing direct impact to Pasadena residents or the homeless served in Pasadena.
This year’s grant recipients are: Boys & Girls Club of Pasadena, Eastern Sierra Symphony, Elizabeth House, Five Acres, Flintridge Center, Foothill Unity Center, Friends In Deed, Hillsides, Kidspace Children’s Museum, Leadership Pasadena, Los Angeles Children’s Chorus, Pasadena Conservatory of Music, Pasadena Dance Theatre, Pasadena Master Chorale, Pasadena Playhouse, Pasadena Senior Center, Pasadena Symphony and POPS, Pasadena Child Development Associates, the Salvation Army and Union Station Homeless Services.

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