The Rotary Club of Pasadena Grants Committee seek grant applications from 501(c)(3) organizations serving Pasadena homeless through food and nutrition, employment or training programs as well as community engagement programs in arts and culture. All qualifying non-profit organizations must serve clients within the boundaries of the City of Pasadena.

The Rotary Club of Pasadena Foundation (501c3) provides the funds for the grants. The Foundation is funded primarily by contributions from the members of the Pasadena Rotary Club.

The grants guidelines and application are on-line at under Forms & Docs.

Deadline for submission is 5 p.m. on February 10th in the P.O. Box for Pasadena Rotary at 556 S. Fair Oaks, Ste. 101, #379, Pasadena, CA 91105.

Serving as co-chairs are Cathy Simms and Scott Vandrick, and all applicants will have site visits from late February to March 20th. Winning grantors will be notified to attend the awards ceremony at the Pasadena Rotary Club luncheon on April 26, 2017.

About Rotary Club

Rotary is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide to provide humanitarian service and help to build goodwill and peace in the world. It is comprised of 1.2 million members working in more than 33,000 clubs in 200 countries and geographic regions.

About Pasadena Rotary Club

The Pasadena Rotary Club has over 200 members that meet weekly at the University Club Pasadena with amazing, dedicated members contributing to the well-being and growth of the community, region, and world. Some of its programs include: Happy Feet; Adopt-A-School; Done In A Day; Toy Drive; RYLA -Teen Leadership; Giving from the Closet; Shop With A Cop; Read Across America; Toy Drive; Four Way Speech Contest; Dan Stover Music Competition; Project Corazon; Bikes for Xmas; and Teachers of Excellence. For more information on Rotary Club of Pasadena visit or (626) 440-0908.