Recent Events

  • playhouses-young-audiences-series
    • October 18, 2019

    Playhouse’s Young Audiences Series

    The Sierra Madre Community Foundation has awarded a $1,600 grant to the Sierra Madre Playhouse to support its 6th Annual Theater for Young Audiences Series. The funds will help underwrite costs of its March 2019 production of E.B. White\'s Stuart Little. The Playhouse’s Theater for Young Audiences...

  • cert-upgrades-comms-vehicle
    • February 13, 2018

    CERT Upgrades Comms Vehicle

    Thanks in part to a grant from the Sierra Madre Community Foundation, the city’s Community Emergency Response Team will outfit its newly purchased communications vehicle. The van, originally a KABC news vehicle, and more recently a communications center for amateur rocket launches, will become part of Sierra Madre’s comprehensive...

  • huck-finn-fishing-derby-and-campout
    • March 30, 2018

    Huck Finn Fishing Derby and Campout

    Thanks in part to donations by the Sierra Madre Community Foundation, local youth ages 3-15 again took part in the long standing Sierra Madre tradition of camping outdoors and fishing with family and friends. This tradition which began more than 40 years ago offers local youth and their...

  • sierra-madre-public-library-bookmark-contest
    • April 15, 2017

    Sierra Madre Public Library Bookmark Contest

    Thanks to financial support from the Sierra Madre Community Foundation, more than 200 local students in grades K-8 participated in Sierra Madre Public Library\'s Bookmark Contest. This year\'s theme was Why is Sierra Madre Super? Winners from each grade received certificates and cash prizes along with a...

  • community-groups-collaborate-on-new-volleyball-court
    • July 30, 2012

    Community Groups Collaborate on New Volleyball Court

    As part of the organization’s continuing interest in supporting civic improvement projects throughout the city, the Foundation was pleased to provide a grant to the all-volunteer Sierra Madre 2012 Fourth of July Committee to fund their efforts to renovate the beach volleyball court at Sierra Vista Park! The...

  • beloved-community-volunteer-builds-legacy-with-smcf
    • July 29, 2012

    Beloved Community Volunteer Builds Legacy with SMCF

    Carrying on his tradition of support and commitment to Sierra Madre even after his passing, former SMCF Chair Eph Konigsberg left a bequest to the Sierra Madre Community Foundation to create a special fund in his name to support the professional development of the part-time employees at the Sierra...

  • fairy-tales-come-to-life-at-playhouse-with-smcf-grant
    • July 29, 2012

    Fairy Tales Come to Life at Playhouse with SMCF Grant

    The Sierra Madre Community Foundation made a first time grant of $3,800 to the Sierra Madre Playhouse in the Spring of 2012 to support the successful Fairy Tale Theatre program. The Playhouse, a treasure in the Sierra Madre arts scene, created the Fairy Tale Theatre program several years ago,...

  • foundation-makes-major-investment-in-library
    • July 29, 2012

    Foundation Makes Major Investment in Library

    The Sierra Madre Community Foundation was proud to join the Sierra Madre Rotary and other community groups and individuals in supporting the renovations of the Children’s Room at the Sierra Madre Public Library. The Foundation made a $15,000 grant to the efforts in early 2012, and was proud to...

  • smcf-fosters-childrens-imaginations
    • July 12, 2029

    SMCF Fosters Children’s Imaginations

    For Spring 2012, the Sierra Madre Community Foundation was happy to be able to join other community philanthropists in funding the ImaginArt program at Creative Arts Group. ImaginArt is an art program offered at CAG that challenges the creativity and imagination of first through fifth grade students from Sierra Madre...