The Tournament of Roses Foundation is proud to support our local community!

About the Foundation

Though its fame is worldwide, the Tournament of Roses Association remains committed to its hometown. In 1983, the non-profit Tournament of Roses Foundation was created to receive and manage contributions from the Association, its members, friends, and supporters, and the general public. In turn, the Foundation annually makes grants to other non-profit organizations in the Pasadena area, funding sports and recreation activities, visual and performing arts, and volunteer motivation and leadership development projects and programs. These broad categories allow the Foundation to contribute to the civic, cultural and educational advancement of its local communities. To date, the Tournament of Roses Foundation has given close to $3 million to more than 180 organizations.

Foundation Board of Directors

2015-2016 Foundation Board

Back row (standing, L to R): Mitchell S. Ing, Libby Evans Wright, Shannon Boalt, Richard W. Jackson, Karen R. Palmersheim, Laura V. Farber and Robert B. Miller 

Front row (seated, L to R): Norma Garcia Kachigian, Katherine Martinez Kleine, Nancy Neal Davis and Jerri Price-Gaines 

Not Pictured: Maxine E. Harris and Charles Martinson 



President: Katherine Martinez Kleine

Vice President: Nancy Neal Davis

Treasurer: Maxine E. Harris

Secretary: Norma Garcia Kachigian

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Adelante Youth Alliance
Alhambra Educational Foundation
American Composers Forum of Los Angeles
Babe Ruth League of Pasadena
Boys & Girls Club of the Foothills
California Ladyhawks
Club 21, Learning & Resource Center, Inc.
Door of Hope
Elizabeth House
Foothill Creative Arts Group
Friends In Deed
Friends of the Levitt Pavilion Pasadena
Girls on the Run of Los Angeles County
Harambee Ministries
Impact Basketball, Inc.
Jackson PTA
Life Skills FORE Pasadena Youth, Inc. dba The First Tee of Pasadena
Lineage Dance Company
Los Angeles County Community Development Foundation
Mark Keppel High School Drama Boosters
Marshall Fundamental PTSA
Marshall Music Boosters Inc.
Mentoring and Partnership For Youth Development
Mothers' Club Family Learning Center
Oakwood Brass - Outreach Project
OBA, Inc.
Parson's Nose Theater
Pasadena Arts Council
Pasadena City College Foundation
Pasadena Education Network
Pasadena Educational Foundation
Pasadena High School Instrumental Music Club
Pasadena Jr. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
Pasadena Museum of History
Pasadena Panthers Inc.
Pasadena Senior Center
Red Hen Press
Side Street Projects
South Pasadena Educational Foundation
The John Muir High School Alumni Association
The Theatre @ Boston Court