• Press Releases

    Press Releases

    For media inquiries, contact MagnifyGood, The Patterson Foundation’s strategic communications partner, at (941) 953-9191.

For media inquiries, contact MagnifyGood, The Patterson Foundation’s strategic communications partner, at (941) 953-9191.
January 10, 2019

Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Honors Attendance Poster Contest Winners

Students created posters to emphasize the importance of going to school every day
January 03, 2019

More Than $1 Million Raised for Season of Sharing

The milestone sparked an additional $100,000 contribution from The Patterson Foundation
December 18, 2018

Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Launches Community Book Circles with Author Event

Award-winning author Joy Thomas Moore will discuss “The Power of Presence” with community members exploring the book
December 11, 2018

Community Triggers $100,000 Season of Sharing Contribution From The Patterson Foundation

The Patterson Foundation will make additional $100,000 contributions for every $500,000 raised by the community
November 20, 2018

The Patterson Foundation to Match Nonprofit Earned-Income Plan Investments

The match will benefit organizations participating in Margin & Mission Ignition, an initiative of The Patterson Foundation focused on boosting nonprofit mission impact through earned-income strategies
November 15, 2018

The Patterson Foundation and Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy Begin New Collaboration

Graduates are eligible to apply for career-building experience through the end of the year
November 13, 2018

The Patterson Foundation Strengthens Season of Sharing Through New Commitment

$100,000 contributions will be made in response to key milestones reached by community giving during the campaign
October 23, 2018

The Patterson Foundation Contributes Half a Million Dollars to the Center for Disaster Philanthropy's Hurricane Recovery Fund

The contribution will support medium- and long-term recovery efforts in the regions affected by Hurricanes Florence and Michael
October 16, 2018

The Patterson Foundation Contributes $250,000 to Campaign for Grade-Level Reading

Since 2013, the foundation has invested over $1.25 million to strengthen the campaign’s early literacy efforts spanning more than 390 communities nationwide
October 10, 2018

Director of Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Selected for Leadership Florida Education Program

The program’s central goal is to make Florida’s public education number one
September 18, 2018

Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Welcomes Charlotte County

Charlotte joins Sarasota and Manatee counties in the regional effort to promote reading proficiency for children
September 14, 2018

City Commission Approves The Bay Master Plan to Move Forward with Phase 1

Design of Phase 1A of the master plan begins immediately
September 07, 2018

3rd Annual EdExploreSRQ ED-stravaganza Showcases Active Learning Experiences Available to Local Schools

Everything from theatrical performances about bullying to science experiments using liquid nitrogen to produce ice cream were on display recently, as nearly 200 area teachers took time out from their weekend to attend EdExploreSRQ’s third annual ED-stravaganza
August 22, 2018

Sarasota County Schools’ EdExploreSRQ ED-stravaganza Coming to Suncoast Technical College Saturday, August 25, 2018

Discover the power of experiential learning for students grades K–12 at the EdExploreSRQ ED-stravaganza 2018
August 02, 2018

Organizations Join New Iteration of Entrepreneurial Nonprofit Initiative

Nonprofits will work through a 30-month process to develop and implement earned-income plans in The Patterson Foundation’s Margin & Mission Ignition initiative

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