Students with Diabetes, which creates community and connections among young people with diabetes, recently received a $90,000 grant from global healthcare company Novo Nordisk. More
In 2010, The Patterson Foundation initially focused on honoring the Patterson family legacy through nine initiatives and helping people in crisis. This vital work continues. But as we’ve moved forward, the Foundation has evolved in important ways. That’s because changing reality isn’t a destination — it’s a journey.
Just as journeys can involve many modes of travel, New Realities can take numerous forms, including fresh approaches, original ideas and bold methods to leverage resources and inspire communities. Although New Realities can manifest themselves in various ways, they all have one thing in common: They result from connections made when people work together toward a common goal. At The Patterson Foundation, our work to achieve New Realities involves using Lenses to sharpen participants’ vision so that they see things not as they are, but as they could be.
The Patterson Foundation matched a $9,780 donation to the Bringing Science Home Endowment. More
Fifty-one Sarasota County teachers and teacher teams received good news as they welcomed their students back to the classroom this month. The Exploration funding proposals they submitted to the Education Foundation of Sarasota County in June will receive full funding, benefitting more than 7,900 students at 23 different schools. More
Sarasota County teachers have increased awareness of EdExploreSRQ, the online platform created in partnership with The Patterson Foundation that connects teachers and students to education experiences, according to a new report. More
We kicked off the Legacy of Valor campaign just two months ago, and today we're pleased to announce 13 new community partners will join us to honor veterans, inspire patriotism and pass freedom on to others. More
When I started Baristanet, one of the first hyperlocal news sites in the country, in 2004, I didn't realize I was starting a new industry. More