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.

2017 Grants Awarded

Approved October 4th

America's Dentists Care Foundation (Wichita, KS)
Funding to purchase a trailer for the transport of dental equipment to Mission of Mercy clinics across the country

America's VetDogs (Smithtown, NY)
Funding for vehicle improvements to transport puppies to and from Prison Puppy Programs where future service dogs are cared for and trained by inmate handlers

Centre Volunteers in Medicine (State College, PA)
Construction costs for the addition of a dental delivery system to improve the free clinic's efficiency and capacity to serve individuals in need

HealthLink Dental Clinic (Southampton, PA)
Support for volunteer dental professionals who staff the clinic

Matthew 25, Inc. (Fort Wayne, IN)
Support for volunteer dentists providing care to low-income, uninsured patients

Mercy Medical Clinic and Foundation (Lyons, GA)
Support for volunteer dental professionals who staff the free clinic

OccuPaws Guide Dog Association (Madison, WI)
Funding for kennel improvements to increase the program's capacity to provide guide dogs to individuals with visual impairments

Approved June 21st

Ada Jenkins Center (Davidson, NC)
Support for the mobile dental clinic providing care to low-income children and adults

Conejo Free Clinic (Thousand Oaks, CA)
Construction costs to build a new dental clinic that will provide care to hundreds of underserved patients per year

Free Clinic of Southwest Washington (Vancouver, WA)
Support for volunteer dental professionals who staff the clinic

Gary Burnstein Community Health Clinic (Pontiac, MI)
Support for volunteer dentists providing care to the underserved

Heart and Soul Free Clinic (Westfield, IN)
For salary expenses for a dental assistant to work with volunteer dentists and IT upgrades to help the clinic increase capacity

Mission Outpost Dental Clinic (Burnsville, MN)
To recruit volunteer dental professionals to staff the low-cost dental clinic

The Children's Dental Center of Greater LA (Inglewood, CA)
Strategic grant to help the clinic provide care to thousands of children who lack access to dental care

Trinity Free Clinic (Carmel, IN)
Support for volunteer dental professionals providing care to those in need

Approved April 4th

Access Health, Inc. (Muskegon, MI)
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)
Support for volunteer dental professionals providing free care to those in need

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

Good Samaritan Care Clinic (Mountain View, MO)
To provide meals and travel expenses for volunteer dental students serving at the clinic

KidSMILES Pediatric Dental Clinic (Columbus, OH)
Support for volunteer dentists serving children from low-income families

Leader Dogs for the Blind (Rochester Hills, MI)
To expand the organization's capacity to train Guide Dog Mobility Instructors and place guide dogs with clients

Hope Dental Clinic (St. Paul, MN)
For the build-out of a 3,000 square foot dental clinic to serve thousands of underserved patients per year in the twin cities community

2016 Grants Awarded

2015 Grants Awarded

2014 Grants Awarded

2013 Grants Awarded