The Steve Patterson Award celebrates and promotes the selfless service of people within the world of sports whose passionate efforts make a difference in the lives around them. Each year we anticipate a spirited competition. Winners will join this already impressive list of past champions.

The Patterson Award honors the legacy of Steve Patterson. After Steve’s death from cancer at 56, RWJF created this first-of-its-kind award in 2005.

The Patterson Award honors the legacy of Steve Patterson. After Steve’s death from cancer at 56, RWJF created this first-of-its-kind award in 2005.

The Patterson Award honors the legacy of Steve Patterson. After Steve’s death from cancer at 56, RWJF created this first-of-its-kind award in 2005.

The Foundation is the legacy of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games. It has reached about 3 million youngsters, fostering the growth of youth sports by providing grants to more than 1,100 organizations.

The Foundation is the legacy of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games. It has reached about 3 million youngsters, fostering the growth of youth sports by providing grants to more than 1,100 organizations.

The Foundation is the legacy of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games. It has reached about 3 million youngsters, fostering the growth of youth sports by providing grants to more than 1,100 organizations.

The 49ers have continually displayed their commitment to creating measurable results through transformational grants and impact programs, donating nearly $20 million over the past 20 years.

The 49ers have continually displayed their commitment to creating measurable results through transformational grants and impact programs, donating nearly $20 million over the past 20 years.

The 49ers have continually displayed their commitment to creating measurable results through transformational grants and impact programs, donating nearly $20 million over the past 20 years.

Since 2002, Tony Hawk Foundation has implemented youth development and leadership training, resulting in the creation of 537 public skateparks in all 50 state, collectively serving more than 4.6 million young people annually.

Since 2002, Tony Hawk Foundation has implemented youth development and leadership training, resulting in the creation of 537 public skateparks in all 50 state, collectively serving more than 4.6 million young people annually.

Since 2002, Tony Hawk Foundation has implemented youth development and leadership training, resulting in the creation of 537 public skateparks in all 50 state, collectively serving more than 4.6 million young people annually.