Grant Recipients

The Patterson Foundation Board typically meets in March, June, September and December of each year to review grant applications. As grants are awarded during the year, they will be listed here. To review previous years, see the attachments below.

Mission of Mercy Clinic Sponsors

Illinois State Dental Society Foundation - $5,000

Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation - $5,000

Georgia Dental Association Foundation for Oral Health - $5,000

California Dental Association Foundation - $5,000

Seattle Center Foundation - $5,000

Rhode Island Oral Health Foundation - $2,500

Southern Maryland Mission of Mercy - $3,750

West Area Health Education Center (Cumberland, MD) - $1,500

North Dakota Dental Foundation - $5,000

Minnesota Dental Foundation - $5,000

Texas Dental Association Smiles Foundation - $1,500

Colorado Mission of Mercy - $3,750

United Way of Central Maryland - $3,750

September Board Meeting

Ada Jenkins Center (Davidson, NC)
$10,000
Support for dental professional volunteers providing free care to those in need

America's Dentists Care Foundation (Wichita, KS)
$40,000
Non-dental supply upgrades for trailers outfitted with mobile dental equipment to be used at Mission of Mercy clinics nationwide

Baxter Community Center (Grand Rapids, MI)
$5,000
Salary expenses for a staff dental hygienist to support the work of volunteer dentists

CESC Inc. (Tallahassee, FL)
$5,000
Support for volunteer dentists serving hundreds of homeless dental patients staying at CESC's emergency shelter

Conejo Free Clinic (Thousand Oaks, CA)
$5,000
Salary expenses for a staff dental assistant to support the work of volunteer dentists

Exalta Health (Grand Rapids, MI)
$10,000
Salary expenses for a staff dental assistant to support the work of volunteer dentists

Matthew 25, Inc. (Fort Wayne, IN)
$5,000
Support for dental professional volunteers providing free care to those in need

Mission Outpost Dental Clinic (Burnsville, MN)
$5,000
Support for dental professional volunteers providing care to uninsured, low-income patients

Service Dogs, Inc. (Dripping Springs, TX)
$30,000
Construction costs for a three-run isolation kennel to expand program capacity

June Board Meeting

Arlington Free Clinic (Arlington, VA)
$35,000
Construction costs for an expanded dental clinic space to serve low-income, uninsured adults

Dogs for Diabetics, Inc. (Concord, CA)
$7,500
Support for facility improvements to expand program capacity

Freedom Service Dogs, Inc. (Englewood, CO)
$23,680
Facility upgrades to increase handicap accessibility and improve outdoor kennel functionality

Good Samaritan Health Clinic of Pasco (New Port Richley, FL)
$3,200
Support for dental professional volunteers providing free care to those in need

Hope Dental Clinic (St. Paul, MN)
$60,000
Operational support for large-scale program serving thousands of underserved dental patients per year

Neighborhood Health Clinic (Naples, FL)
$35,000
Construction costs to add four dental suites to expand services to low-income, uninsured adults

Samaritan House Community Center (Rogers, AR)
$5,000
Salary expenses for a staff dental assistant to support the work of volunteer dentists

South Bay Children's Health Center (Redondo Beach, CA)
$9,520
Support for dental professional volunteers providing care to children from low-income families

Trinity Free Clinic (Carmel, IN)
$10,000
Salary expenses for staff dental assistants to support the work of volunteer dentists

Waukesha County Community Dental Clinic (Waukesha, WI)
$35,000
Construction costs for a new dental clinic site to double the organization's capacity to serve low-income children and adults

West Virginia Health Right, Inc. (Charleston, WV)
$10,000
Support for volunteer dental professionals providing free care to those in need

March Board Meeting

Access Health, Inc. (Muskegon, MI)
$2,500
Support for dental volunteers providing care to low-income and uninsured adults suffering from urgent dental needs

Body of Christ Community Clinic, Inc. (Belton, TX)
$5,000
Support for volunteer dental professionals providing free care to those in need

Community Volunteers in Medicine (West Chester, PA)
$10,000
To help provide free, comprehensive dental care to thousands of uninsured patients

Fauquier Free Clinic (Warrenton, VA)
$3,000
Salary expenses for a staff dental assistant to support the work of volunteer dentists

Guide Dogs for the Blind (San Rafael, CA)
$10,000
To expand the organization's capacity to train Guide Dog Mobility Instructors and place guide dogs with clients

KidSMILES Pediatric Dental Clinic (Columbus, OH)
$7,000
Support for volunteer dentists serving hundreds of children annually from low-income families

Love in Action of the Tri-Cities (Grand Haven, MI)
$4,700
Salary expenses for a staff dental hygienist to support the work of volunteer dentists

Oasis Free Clinics (Brunswick, ME)
$5,000
Salary expenses for a staff dental assistant to support the work of volunteer dentists

Remote Area Medical (Rockford, TN)
$5,000
Operational support for dental services to be provided at 2018 RAM mobile medical clinics serving patients in need across the U.S.

Tri-County Dental (Appleton, WI)
$10,000
Support for volunteer dental students providing care to thousands of underserved patients per year

2017 Grants Awarded

2016 Grants Awarded

2015 Grants Awarded

2014 Grants Awarded

2013 Grants Awarded