Catchafire Foundation

Tower Foundation Catchafire Platform Launch

“This project is to launch a Tower Foundation Catchafire platform. A cohort of 100 organizations will be invited to utilize a Catchafire membership during the one-year grant period. This cohort will mostly be made up of active Tower Foundation grant partners. We also expect to invite some past grant partners as well as a handful of applicants that have not yet been successful at getting a grant award, but that are well-aligned with our focus areas.” (funds used in Erie and Niagara Counities or Barnstable, Essex, Nantucket, and Dukes Counities)

CATEGORY: Strengthening Partner Capacity
LOCATION: Western New York and Eastern Massachusetts
AMOUNT: $115,000 Over One Year
YEAR AWARDED: 2019
WEBSITE: https://www.catchafire.org/


Gigi’s Playhouse: Providing a Welcoming Community Space for Individuals Living with Down Syndrome in Western New York

A former beauty school in Buffalo is now a lively gathering place for people with Down syndrome and their families. The spacious, welcoming site is GiGi’s Playhouse Buffalo, a local organization connected to the GiGi’s Playhouse national network of 51 Down syndrome Achievement Centers. Renovations to the space were complete and Executive Director Emily Mondschein … Continued