The Patton Foundation preserves the legacy of the Patton family and its historical role in world events including, but not limited to, charitable and educational purposes as a means of building peaceful interaction through cooperative efforts across borders and political platforms, fostering dialogue, reconciliation and development of young leaders through the arts, science, and cultural exchange promoting inclusive understanding throughout the world between persons of differing cultures and heritage, providing support and assistance to members of the military community including active duty, veterans, military families, and wounded warriors.