Lectures

Patterson Foundation to Host Public Innovation Leader Rich Harwood

Harwood will appear at a series of free speaking events.

10/23/2019 Photography by Staff

Philanthropy

Patterson Foundation Provides $250,000 for Hurricane Recovery Efforts

The gift will strengthen the Center for Disaster Philanthropy’s support for medium- and long-term recovery efforts in regions affected by Hurricane Dorian.

09/18/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Patterson Foundation Gives More Than $190,000 in Matching Grants

The Patterson Foundation recently matched more than $190,000 in contributions toward the entrepreneurial endeavors of five nonprofits.

03/25/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Patterson Foundation Names Recipient of One-Year Fellowship

The Patterson Foundation recently selected Hannah Saeger Karnei as the first emerging nonprofit leader to participate in its Fellows Initiative.

03/05/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

New Fellowship Created to Help Future Nonprofit Leaders

The Patterson Foundation is launching a new Fellows Initiative with the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.

11/15/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Patterson Foundation Donates $500,000 Toward Hurricane Recovery Efforts

Half will go to help those in regions affected by Hurricane Florence; the other half will help those in regions affected by Hurricane Michael.

10/23/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Literacy Campaign Leader Selected for Statewide Education Program

Beth Duda, the director of the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading for The Patterson Foundation, was recently selected for Leadership Florida Education Class IV.

10/16/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Giving Challenge Raises More Than $11.7 Million

The money was raised in 24 hours to support 636 organizations located in or serving Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte and DeSoto counties.

05/02/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Foundation to Support Nonprofits' Startup Plans

The Patterson Foundation is helping the Humane Society of Manatee County, the Peace River Wildlife Center, the Prospect Riding Center and Satchel’s Last Resort.

11/16/2017 By staff

Nonprofits

First Age-Friendly Festival Aims to Highlight Lifelong Well-Being

Attendees can enjoy 125-plus exhibits and entertainment and educational opportunities.

10/25/2017 By staff

Irma

Community Foundation Establishes Hurricane Irma Relief Fund

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has established a disaster relief fund that will help those whose lives have been upended by Hurricane Irma.

09/12/2017 By staff

Giving

Four Nonprofits to Participate in Growth Plan Initiative

Four nonprofits will participate in The Patterson Foundation’s next Margin & Mission Ignition initiative.

08/10/2017 By staff

Seniors

Local Initiatives Featured at Aging in America Conference

Representatives from The Patterson Foundation and its partners are in Chicago this week, presenting information about local aging initiatives to more than 3,000 experts convening for the 2017 Aging in America Conference.

03/20/2017 By staff

Giving

Giving Challenge Nets $13.4 Million for Area Nonprofits

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County’s 2016 Giving Challenge, held Tuesday and Wednesday, raised more than $5.6 million through 63,567 gifts, with an added $7.5 million in matching funding from The Patterson Foundation.

09/21/2016 Research by staff

Giving

Five Nonprofits Picked for Earned-Income Initiative

Five entrepreneurial nonprofits from Manatee, Sarasota and Charlotte counties were recently selected to participate in an 18-month Patterson Foundation initiative.

08/23/2016 Research by staff

Development

Patterson Foundation Commits $300,000 to Bayfront Planning Group

The Patterson Foundation announced Tuesday that it will provide up to $300,000 in funding and consulting support for the formation and work of the new Sarasota Bayfront Planning Organization.

07/20/2016 Research by staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Funding for Wi-Fi spots at Greek refugee camps and financial literacy programs, plus hundreds of scholarships.

06/16/2016 Research by staff

Article

Charities Gain New Income Selling Products and Services

Seattle-based No Margin No Mission encourages charities to create products and services to make money; four Sarasota nonprofits took on the challenge.

08/26/2014 By Hannah Wallace