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The Patterson Foundation’s values guide our approach
to philanthropy, demonstrating our collaborative philosophy and tenets of change.
They work with others to strengthen their impact by:
Understanding that resources and expertise beyond the gift provide value
Being accessible and engaged with others
Striving to learn as we collaborate and share successes and challenges
They believe meaningful change requires commitment and persistence and encourage this by:
Embracing new ideas that address a constantly changing world
Undertaking philanthropic work in ways others are not doing, cannot do, or will not do
Demonstrating integrity blended with joyful stewardship
They invest for lasting impact by:
Realizing real change requires depth of resources
Focusing on shared aspirations while leveraging resources