• 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.
November 11, 2015

The Patterson Foundation Honors Veterans with Book Gift

The gift is designed to build upon partnerships and awareness created during the Legacy of Valor campaign
October 19, 2015

The Patterson Foundation Matches $1.2 Million in Donations Supporting Learning Experiences for Area Students

Through local nonprofits, the EdExploreSRQ Endowment will expand these hands-on learning opportunities for children in our community
October 08, 2015

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

The match will benefit organizations participating in Margin & Mission Ignition, an initiative of The Patterson Foundation focused on boosting mission impact through earned-income strategies.
September 23, 2015

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

This gift marks more than $500,000 invested by the foundation since 2013, will support innovative connections for childhood literacy nationwide
August 03, 2015

National Aging Mastery Program® Coming to Bradenton-Sarasota Region

With support from The Patterson Foundation, three area agencies will offer the National Council on Aging’s wellness program for older adults.
July 13, 2015

Area Nonprofits Selected to Participate in Entrepreneurial Initiative

Organizations will develop and implement earned-income plans through Margin & Mission Ignition, an initiative of The Patterson Foundation.
May 25, 2015

The Patterson Foundation Commits $70,000 to NetHope's Nepal Earthquake Response Effort

Since 2011 The Patterson Foundation has donated more than $840,000 to NetHope efforts.
May 05, 2015

Sarasota County Joins Global Network of Age-Friendly Communities

Age-Friendly Sarasota will develop a more livable environment for all ages.
April 26, 2015

Manatee, Sarasota Counties Join Forces Through the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading

This marks the beginning of a communitywide vision to improve reading, overall success of Suncoast children.
April 14, 2015

The Patterson Foundation Commits Gift to NetHope's Vanuatu Disaster Response Effort

The gift enabled NetHope to send a team to Vanuatu to begin coordinating communications infrastructure recovery efforts.
January 21, 2015

Entrepreneurial Nonprofit Initiative Kicks Off with Interactive Session

The Patterson Foundation launches effort to enhance long-term nonprofit impact.
January 14, 2015

Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Leader Featured at Sarasota Breakfast

The public is invited to meet Ralph Smith during The Patterson Foundation’s “Breakfast with a Visionary.”
January 08, 2015

Season of Sharing Surpasses Million-Dollar Milestone During the Holidays

Community generosity to trigger additional incentives from The Patterson Foundation.
December 15, 2014

Surge in Season of Sharing Donations Triggers $100,000 Contribution from The Patterson Foundation

Additional $100,000 contributions will be given for every $500,000 raised.
November 24, 2014

The Patterson Foundation’s Season of Sharing Commitment Fosters Community Generosity

Donations will coincide with key milestones during the 2014–2015 campaign.

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