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The Patterson Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-07-22

At A Glance

The Patterson Foundation

2 N. Tamiami Trail, Ste. 206

Sarasota, FL United States 34236-5574

Telephone: (941) 952-1413


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-06-30)

Assets: $234,214,009

Total giving: $5,516,540





Additional Contact Information

E-mail for Carol Lipp:; For all appointment scheduling and inquiries: Nancy Henry, Off. Mgr., e-mail:


Established in 1997 in FL. - Following the passing of Dorothy Patterson, the assets she bequeathed to the foundation made it one of the largest in the state of Florida

Purpose and Activities

The foundation believes that through communications, technology, and financial innovations, improvements may be achieved that transcend any single issue, entity, or geographic area. The foundation provides resources to facilitate, expedite, and share methods, techniques, and tools, joining with others in creating New Realities. Current initiatives focus on aging, diabetes, arthritis, and educational opportunities in the community.

Fields of Interest

  • Arthritis
  • Diabetes
  • Foundations
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • Philanthropy
  • Senior services
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Seniors
  • Students
  • Victims and oppressed people
  • Victims of disaster

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-06-30

Assets: $234,214,009 (market value)

Expenditures: $8,878,930

Total giving: $5,516,540

Qualifying distributions: $10,036,661