Impact – Patriot Foundation

THERE IS A PRICE FOR FREEDOM

Since 2001, there have been tens of thousands of casualties from the Global War on Terrorism. Countless families have been touched by loss in some way – either through the death of their loved one or from a profoundly altered future due to wounds, injury, or illness.

These are events that shatter a family. Spouses become primary caregivers to wounded warriors, primary parents to their children, and oftentimes the sole breadwinner.

While our government provides some support for these service members and their families, they can’t offer compensation for the loss of opportunities.

In 2003, Patriot Foundation was formed to support military families through scholarships to post-secondary institutions, not only for gold star families. There are fewer resources out there for the families of military that are wounded, injured, or ill from their time in service.

At the end of the day, our focus is helping the people who remain after these transformational events. Taking Care of Those Left Behind isn’t just our mantra it is the passion of every donor and volunteer.

Hear what Patriot Foundation means to its recipients.

We are a primarily VOLUNTEER run organization!

PARTNER IMPACT

Throughout the years we have partnered with proven nonprofits that work directly with the populations we aid, so we know the funds we raise are going to those who need it most. 

82ND Fallen Trooper Family Fund

Airborne Scholarship Association

Special Forces Foundation

Special Forces Warrior Fund

Screaming Eagles Foundation

Joint Special Operations Association

Mountain Post Spouses Club

Nightstalker Foundation

North Carolina Elks Charitable Trust

WOLF Warrior Outdoor Leadership

Special Forces Scholarship Fund

LOCATIONS SERVED

FT. LIBERTY, NC

Fort Liberty is home of the Army’s Airborne and Special Operations Forces.  It serves as America’s Power Project Platform and rapidly deploys ready forces anywhere in the world by air, land or sea to shape, deter, fight, and win.  It is affectionately referred to as, “The Center of the Military Universe.”  Major units include the XVIII Airborne Corps, the 82nd Airborne Division, United States Army Special Operations Command, 1st Special Forces Command, Joint Special Operations Command, United States Army Forces Command, United States Army Reserve Command, and United States Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School.

FT. CAMPBELL, KY

Fort Campbell and the 101st Airborne Division is the only air assault division of the United States Army.  The “Screaming Eagles” is recognized for its unmatched Air Assault capability to execute any combat or contingency mission anywhere in the world with lethality and precision.  Fort Campbell is also home to the 5th Special Forces Group (ABN), 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (ABN), 52nd Ordnance Group (EOD), and The Sabalauski Air Assault School.

FT. CARSON, CO

Fort Carson is home of the 4th Infantry Division and 10th Special Forces Group.  Fort Carson builds and maintains combat-ready expeditionary forces necessary to fight and win in complex environments as members of a Joint, Interagency, Intergovernmental, and Multinational (JIIM) team or as a Mission Command Element (MCE); capable of fielding mechanized, infantry, aviation and special operations forces anywhere in the world.


Branches We Serve


HERE’S HOW YOU CAN HELP.

When you donate to Patriot Foundation you’re not only showing your support for our service members and their families, you’re helping them reclaim opportunities lost to consequences from the battlefields and training grounds.

Ready to show members of our armed forces they’re not forgotten, while making a difference in a life touched by loss?

BY THE NUMBERS

Almost

7000
Service Members killed since 9/11

College Graduates earn

$ 2300000
more over their lifetime

Over

2000000
Service members wounded, injured or seriously ill while serving our nation​

Over

scholarships since 2003​

Over

M
in educational scholarships given​

Approximately

%
of all job openings require a degree​

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