CONTACT: April Hood, Pasadena Tournament of Roses Foundation
(626) 449-4100

Board Extends Assistance to Local San Gabriel Valley Agencies
Deadline for Submission: Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 before 5:00 p.m.

WHO: The Tournament of Roses® Foundation is a non-profit public benefit corporation established in 1983 to receive and manage charitable contributions on behalf of the Tournament of Roses Association, its supporters and the general public.

WHAT: The Tournament of Roses Foundation is now accepting applications from 501(c)(3) non-profit agencies/organizations based in and serving one or more of the following communities: Alhambra, Altadena, Arcadia, La Cañada, Monrovia, Pasadena, San Gabriel, San Marino, Sierra Madre and South Pasadena.

Grants will be considered in the following categories: performing and visual arts; sports and recreation; and volunteer motivation and leadership development.

WHERE: The Foundation has gone “green” and moved to a completely online grants system. To submit an application, visit the Foundation's "Online Data Manager." Enter "apply" for both the "username" and "password." The website will direct you to a welcome page with instructions on how to begin the application process. NOTE: Returning applicants will need to use their previously approved username and password.

Applicants can find the official online grant cycle guidelines, a list of special stipulations and their requirements and a detailed list of frequently asked questions about the grants program on the Foundation Grant page.

WHEN: Applications accepted Nov. 1, 2012 through Jan. 31, 2013 before 5:00 p.m. Upon review of the initial applications received, the Foundation will select the 2013 grant finalists (notification around the week of Mar. 4, 2013). Finalists will then have two weeks to submit all the required background materials to the Foundation (by about Mar. 18, 2013). The Foundation’s Board of Directors will make final grant selections at the annual spring meeting. Applicants will be notified of their funding status, via e-mail, in April 2013.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: To date, the Foundation has invested over $2.3 million in more than 150 worthy Pasadena-area organizations. In 2012, grant awards totaled $100,000 and ranged from $1,400 to $10,000 per organization. The average grant award was $3,704.

Connect With Us


By Category