In addition to leading his successful business endeavors, Pat Neal is also a major philanthropist. Over the past decade, he and his company have contributed more than 7 million dollars in support of local community organizations.
Pat Neal believes that the strength of a company comes from its collective ability to contribute to the greater good.
At Neal Communities, this means giving back time and resources to community causes, programs and organizations that contribute to our quality lifestyle, help educate residents and support historic and environmental preservation.
Over the years, Pat Neal has championed academic, athletic, cultural, environmental and philanthropic programs that give back to arts, community, non-profit and educational organizations. Charities and causes receiving in-kind or financial support include:
American Red Cross
Association for the Study of African-American Life and History
Boy Scouts of America
Bradenton Opera Guild
Child Protection Center
Florida Independent College Fund
Florida West Coast Symphony
Foundation for Dreams
Humane Society of Manatee County
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Keep Manatee Beautiful
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
Meals on Wheels
Mote Marine Laboratory
New College of Florida
Palmetto Youth Center
Fruitville Public Library Future Builders of America
Habitat for Humanity
State College of Florida
The Great Outdoors Conservancy
Women's Resource Center of Manatee County
Pat Neal is committed to building communities, not just constructing homes. That means he is involved on many levels and invests in the people that make this a great place to live and raise a family. Pat Neal has always believed that “The people who live in a Neal Community expect and deserve our support.”
This means that the company and the people who work here are dedicated personally and professionally to the ongoing success of neighborhoods, their schools and the services that help make life here wonderful.