Latest News

June 7, 2017:

Leader Dogs for the Blind Receives $30,000 in Grant Funding
The grant will help Leader Dogs redesign their Guide Dog Mobility Instructor (GDMI) apprentice program and improve the training they provide to clients...(Read More)

May 16, 2017:

Patterson Foundation Awards $100,000 to Hope Dental Clinic in St. Paul
The grant will help Hope Dental Clinic, formerly part of Union Gospel Mission Twin Cities, design and build-out a new location on the east side of St. Paul...(Read More)

February 8, 2017:

Total Giving Exceeds $1 million in 2016
Annual giving surpassed $1 million for the first time in the Patterson Foundation's history...(Read More)

February 6, 2017:

December Grants Include Major Partnership with Operation Grace MN
Patterson Foundation awarded $277,000 to 14 nonprofits in December, including $120,000 to Operation Grace MN...(Read More)

October 26, 2016:

September Awards Total Nearly $160,000 to Advance Access to Dental Care
Patterson Foundation awarded grants to eight nonprofits focused on providing dental care to disadvantaged communities across the country...(Read More)

July 18, 2016:

$35,000 Patterson Foundation Grant to America's VetDogs
America's VetDogs was able to make modifications to its training facility due in part to a grant from the Patterson Foundation...(Read More)

July 18, 2016:

Patterson Foundation Helps Austin Dog Alliance Build New Facility
Austin Dog Alliance, which places therapy dogs with veterans and individuals suffering from post-traumatic stress, opened their new kennel and education facility in May...(Read More)

May 19, 2016:

Longtime Partner Union Gospel Mission Included in March Grant Awards
The Patterson Foundation awarded grants to six nonprofits totaling more than $43,000 including Union Gospel Mission...(Read More)

February 12, 2016:

Celebrating $500,000 in Support for Missions of Mercy and ADCF to Provide Dental Care to the Underserved
In 2015, the Patterson Foundation reached a milestone by surpassing $500,000 in support for America's Dentists Care Foundation and Missions of Mercy...(Read More)

February 12, 2016:

Patterson Foundation Elects New Board President and Revises Mission
In December 2015, the Foundation elected Dave Misiak as its new president and approved new mission, vision and values statements...(Read More)

February 12, 2016:

Patterson Foundation Awards Nearly $1 Million in 2015
In December 2015, the Foundation approved nearly $195,000 in grants to nonprofit organizations, raising its annual total giving to more than $980,000...(Read More)

October 8, 2015:

Patterson Foundation Grants $60,000 to America's Dentists Care Foundation
Patterson Foundation grant helps fund "Mini MOM" trailer, bringing more dental care to underserved communities...(Read More)

September 3, 2015:

Patterson Foundation Awards $25,000 Grant to KSDS Assistance Dogs, Inc.
Patterson Foundation grant helps expand facilities for KSDS students training with canine partners...(Read More)

February 10, 2015:

Patterson Foundation, Patterson Dental Help Operation Grace MN Expand Access to Dental Care
Patterson Foundation grant of more than $53,000 helps provide dental care to those in need...(Read More)

January 2015:
Enhancing Quality of Life for Individuals and Communities
Grant to Cook Children's Save a Smile helps provide dental care to children in need...(Read More)

October 30, 2014:
Patterson Foundation Awards $30,000 to America's VetDogs
Patterson Foundation grant helps veterans with mobility issues attend training with their assistance dogs...(Read More)

April 28, 2014:
Patterson Foundation and Patterson Dental Join to Support New Prince of Peace Dental Clinic
Patterson Foundation and Patterson Dental help Prince of Peace Dental Clinic open its doors to disadvantaged people...(Read More)