Community Catalyst

The Power of Prevention: Addressing Youth Addiction

“This grant serves as a partial match for a grant awarded by The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation to promote SBIRT (screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment) expansion in Massachusetts.”

CATEGORY: Community Change
LOCATION: Boston, MA
AMOUNT: $72,000 over Three Years
YEAR AWARDED: 2017
WEBSITE: http://www.communitycatalyst.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