Pasadena TOR Foundation

PASADENA, Calif. (May 27, 2021) – The Pasadena Tournament of Roses Foundation is proud to announce its 2021 grant awards, totaling more than $230,000, to 27 organizations in the San Gabriel Valley. These grants will support new and ongoing programs benefiting children, teens, adults and seniors.

The Association and the Tournament of Roses Foundation are focused on positively impacting the Pasadena community with charitable giving, volunteerism, and community involvement.

Since its inception, the Tournament of Roses Foundation has funded more than $3 million in charitable contributions on behalf of the Tournament of Roses Association. A goal of the Foundation is to invest in people through sustainable programs. This year, one $35,000 grant and one $15,000 grant were awarded to:

$35,000 grant – The Fund For Partnership For Success!

A long-standing collaboration of private and public schools in Pasadena. The organization provides a fully-funded summer enrichment program designed to help public school students realize their academic goals and gain the skills needed for a brighter future.

$15,000 grant – STEAM:CODERS, a project of Community Partners

Provides access to instruction, learning resources, exposure to higher education, career opportunities and essential technology. The program aims to bridge the “digital divide” and enhance educational achievement among underserved and underrepresented K-12 students of color in Pasadena.

The other 25 community initiatives received grants in the categories of Performing and Visual Arts, Sports and Recreation, and Education (Early Childhood Education, Literacy and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).

A complete list of the 2021 Tournament of Roses Foundation grant recipients is available HERE, along with brief descriptions. The list is also available at