Patrick P. Lee Foundation

Our Mission: To provide funding to those organizations having a positive impact in the areas of medical care & research, education, human & community services and behavioral health.

Grant Schedule 2014

January - Behavioral Health
LOI deadline Nov. 25

April - Education
LOI deadline - Feb. 14

July - Closed Board Meeting

October - Human Services
LOI deadline - Aug. 15

Foundation Spotlight

YWCA of Western New York Awarded Grant

YWCA of Western New York Awarded Grant

The Patrick P. Lee Foundation has awarded a $20,000 grant to the YWCA of Western New York for its domestic violence program.

Under the program, women victims of domestic violence and their children are provided with temporary housing and other assistance to help them establish permanent homes and become self-sufficient.

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Patrick P. Lee Foundation gives schizophrenia research at UB $600,000

Patrick P. Lee Foundation gives schizophrenia research at UB $600,000

A $600,000 gift from the Patrick P. Lee Foundation is funding a University at Buffalo scientist’s promising research on the cause of schizophrenia.

It is the foundation’s largest grant to UB.

Schizophrenia, a disease that affects about 2 million Americans, most often strikes men and women from adolescence through adulthood, but its origins may lie in genetic missteps years earlier, when those it afflicts are still in the womb.

This is one implication of new findings from the laboratory of Michal Stachowiak, professor in the UB Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

The Lee Foundation grant will fund four-year fellowships for three doctors or doctor trainees to investigate a new approach to schi

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The Patrick P. Lee Foundation Supports Hillside Work - Scholarship Connection

The Patrick P. Lee Foundation Supports Hillside Work - Scholarship Connection

MARK O’DONNELL, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE PATRICK P. LEE FOUNDATION, ANNOUNCES $25,000 DONATION

BUFFALO, N.Y. (August 8, 2013) ? Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection (HW-SC) is pleased to announce that The Patrick P. Lee Foundation has made a donation of $25,000 to support the program’s expansion in the Buffalo City School District. HW-SC is a nationally recognized 26-year-old youth development program that helps at-risk youth stay in school and successfully graduate with the skills and confidence they need to become college and career-ready. The new funding will allow HW-SC to enroll up to eight additional students in the program at Bennett High School.

"We are grateful for the support of The Patrick P. Lee Foundation and the opportunity to expand Hill

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