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.”

CATEGORY: Strengthening Partner Capacity
LOCATION: New York, NY (supporting Tower geographic focus areas)
AMOUNT: $115,000 Over One Year
YEAR AWARDED: 2019


LDA Builds Parents’ Confidence in Advocacy Skills

2018 marked the end of a three-year grant to the Learning Disabilities Association of Western New York (“LDA”) for its Equitable Education Advocacy Program, which helps parents build their capacity to advocate for a child with a learning disability. Parents are often not sure what kinds of accommodations can help their child succeed in school, … Continued