Press Release posted 5/31/12 – Pasadena Tournament of Roses®Foundation President Jacqueline Howard distributed grant checks totaling $100,000 to 27 civic, educational and cultural organizations in the San Gabriel Valley at the Tournament of Roses Foundation Grant Award Reception held May 23 at Tournament House. Seven of the 27 organizations funded are first-time grant recipients. These organizations are A Noise Within, A Step Ahead, College Access Plan, Mentoring & Partnership for Youth Development, Monrovia Association of Fine Arts, Neighborhood Urban Family Center and Sierra Madre Playhouse.
Established in 1983, the Tournament of Roses Foundation is a non-profit corporation that manages charitable contributions on behalf of the Tournament of Roses. The Foundation assists charities in the Pasadena area by funding sports and recreation, visual and performing arts, and volunteer motivation and leadership development. These grants, ranging from $1,400 to $10,000 will help support new and ongoing programs benefiting children, teens, adults and seniors.
The Playhouse grant relates to American Sign Language Translators.