Industry Watch — Patterson Foundation contributes $158,350 in grants
The Patterson Foundation, a grant-making organization funded primarily by current and former employees of Patterson Companies, Inc., announced in September 2016 the funding of eight grants totaling $158,350 for nonprofits focused on spreading access to dental care.
The grant recipients include such organizations as Operation Grace MN, which received $60,000 for a mobile dental clinic it will use for underserved people in the Twin Cities metro area. Also, America’s Dentists Care Foundation got $58,000 to purchase transportation supplies to be used for Mission of Mercy clinics across the nation.
The Patterson Foundation awarded more grants in December 2016.