• 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.
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.
November 11, 2014

National Military Leaders to be Featured in Veterans Legacy Summit

Representatives of Joining Forces and the Chief of Staff of the Army will visit Sarasota following Veterans Day.
October 24, 2014

The Patterson Foundation Contributes Appreciation Award to Season of Sharing Fiscal Stewards

The gift gives direct support to local agencies administering the campaign’s funds to those in need.
October 15, 2014

The Patterson Foundation to Host Veterans Legacy Summit Nov. 14–15

Registration is now open for this conference for leaders supporting veterans and military families.
September 09, 2014

The Patterson Foundation Commits Gift to NetHope Ebola Response Effort

The gift will enhance the communications capabilities of humanitarian groups involved in outbreak relief.
August 04, 2014

The Patterson Foundation to Kick Off New Initiative with Speech by National Public Innovation Leader

Rich Harwood, founder and president of The Harwood Institute for Public Innovation, to give presentation Aug. 12 in Lakewood Ranch.
July 02, 2014

Homelessness Agencies Selected to Participate in Organizational Development Initiative

Recoding Organizational DNA will give the groups a platform to enhance their operational capacities.
June 28, 2014

Patriot Plaza Unveiled in Community Dedication Ceremony

The region’s newest pride point is open and available to host public events honoring veterans and military families.
April 21, 2014

The Patterson Foundation Increases Support for Center for Disaster Philanthropy

$50,000 gift affirms the foundation’s ongoing commitment to CDP’s operations.

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