Director of Grants and Scholarships
Patricia Martin is the Director of Grants and Scholarships of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County.
Originally from Chicago, Patricia moved to Sarasota from Beech Grove, IN in 1999 where she was a branch manager - continuing her employment with a large industrial chemical supplier. In her corporate role, she was involved in administration and finance, accounts receivable, and sales and purchasing. Patricia attended the University of Indianapolis with a focus on Business Management and Administration.
Patricia joined the Foundation in 2005 as the Executive Assistant to the President/CEO and the Vice President of Philanthropic Services. She has held her current position since 2010. Patricia manages all aspects of the Foundation’s grant making and scholarships.
Her personal interests are geared toward interior design, art, glass and jewelry making. She co-owned and operated a retail jewelry and gift store.