Opportunities Collaborative for Special Needs Students, Inc.

Western New York Opportunities Collaborative

“The Western New York Opportunities Collaborative (WNYOC), incorporated in December 2018, is a newly formed organization established to bring together educators, including those from charter, independent, and parochial schools, to ensure all children with disabilities in Western New York have access to high-quality educational opportunities.”

CATEGORY: Strengthening Partner Capacity
LOCATION: Tonawanda, NY
AMOUNT: $75,000 over One Year

Perpetual Motion

Have you heard the Tower Foundation’s origin story?  It has now been freshly told by Cassandra Gainer in the recent issue of Traffic East, a Western New York journal celebrating entrepreneurial and creative energy.  Gainer interviewed daughters Mollie Byrnes and Cynthia Doyle in telling the story of Peter and Elizabeth Tower’s life together and how they came … Continued