Patrick P. Lee Foundation

The Lee Foundation is a private family foundation dedicated to having immediate
and measurable impact in two key areas - Mental Health & Education.

Foundation Spotlight

University at Buffalo WNY Medical Scholarship

University at Buffalo WNY Medical Scholarship
The Lee Foundation supports scholarships at University at Buffalo Medical School for students who are planning to train in psychiatry and are committed to practicing in Western New York.   On March 22, 2016, Lee Foundation Executive Director, Jane Mogavero, was on hand for the University at Buffalo’s beam-signing and topping out ceremony for the new Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences building.  The ceremony culminated with the building’s final beam being hoisted on top of the eighty-story structure.  &Read the Full Story

Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training

Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training
The Lee Foundation was proud to fund Crisis Services so they could offer Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training to local law enforcement.  CIT is a model for community policing that brings together law enforcement, mental health providers and individuals with mental illness and their families to improve responses to people in crisis. This program is a successful collaboration between the mental health community and the police departments that is  producing better outcomes for individuals with mental illness.     To learn moRead the Full Story

Lee Board meets Erie Community College Scholarship Recipients

Lee Board meets Erie Community College Scholarship Recipients
Members of the Lee Foundation Board met with Jack Quinn, President of Erie County Community College, and recipients of the Lee Foundation Scholarship at Erie County Community College. Read the Full Story