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/


Helping Young People Achieve Their Goals: Center for Self-Advocacy

Transitioning to adulthood is a challenge for many young people. This challenge is further heightened for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) as they move from children to adult services. Studies show that individuals with ID are more likely to have poorer post school outcomes relative to their peers without disabilities. Recently, the Tower Foundation provided … Continued