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    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.
February 21, 2017

The Patterson Foundation Boosts Center for Disaster Philanthropy’s Global Refugee Crisis Fund with Additional $250,000 Contribution

The Foundation has given $550,000 to the CDP Global Refugee Crisis Fund since 2015
January 18, 2017

One Million Dollars for Season of Sharing Sparks Additional $100,000 from The Patterson Foundation

This latest milestone sparked a second $100,000 contribution from The Patterson Foundation.
December 20, 2016

The Patterson Foundation Provides $100,000 Gift to Season of Sharing

The community will trigger additional $100,000 contributions with every $500,000 raised
December 13, 2016

The Patterson Foundation Strengthens Region’s Nonprofits Through Record-Breaking Giving Challenge

The 2016 Giving Challenge’s impact exceeded that of all previous iterations
November 21, 2016

The Patterson Foundation Strengthens Giving During Season of Sharing

Community generosity will trigger $100,000 contributions throughout the campaign
November 07, 2016

The Patterson Foundation to Provide Match to Jumpstart Nonprofit Earned-Income Plans

The match will benefit organizations participating in Margin & Mission Ignition, an initiative of The Patterson Foundation focused on strengthening nonprofit mission impact through earned-income strategies
October 24, 2016

The Patterson Foundation Tops $250,000 in Funding for National Council on Aging Initiatives

Since 2011, the foundation has invested in NCOA’s Self-Managed Care Alliance and Aging Mastery Program®
October 05, 2016

Florida Leaders Convene in Sarasota for Age-Friendly Symposium

This first-of-its-kind gathering for Florida built community connections while providing learning and sharing opportunities.
October 04, 2016

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

Since 2010, the Foundation has invested $750,000 to strengthen the Campaign’s early literacy efforts spanning 285 communities.
August 17, 2016

New Nonprofits to Participate in Entrepreneurial Initiative Expansion

Organizations will develop and implement earned-income plans through Margin & Mission Ignition 2016, an initiative of The Patterson Foundation
July 24, 2016

Patriot Plaza at Sarasota National Cemetery Honored in Florida Architecture Competition

Online voters recognized the ceremonial amphitheater at Sarasota National Cemetery as one of Florida's premier building designs
July 19, 2016

The Patterson Foundation Commits Up To $300,000 to Strengthen Bayfront Planning Effort

Catalytic funding, consulting support to benefit formation of Sarasota Bayfront Planning Organization
June 13, 2016

The Patterson Foundation Contributes $193,000 in Catalyst Funding as Partner NetHope Establishes Wi-Fi Hotspots for Refugees in Greece

With support from tech partners Cisco and Facebook, NetHope will add Wi-Fi hotspots to 28 refugee camps
April 07, 2016

The Patterson Foundation, Herald-Tribune Media Group Launch SPIRE CoLab

Partnership between journalism and philanthropy focuses on producing compelling media that inspire communities to take action on relevant social issues
April 04, 2016

Endowment Match Goal Reached, To Benefit Students in Need

The Patterson Foundation contributes $163,301 in matching funds bringing endowment to support area students to more than $332,000

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