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Leading by example

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

Head Start

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

Girls Incorporated

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.

Community Service Projects