Healthy Community Alliance

Catchafire Pilot

“The Foundation invited ten organizations from across our four focus areas and funding catchment area to participate in a pilot of an online capacity building platform, Catchafire. This platform matches nonprofit organizations to skilled professionals interested in volunteering their time to help with capacity building needs. This cohort of organizations will help to inform the Foundation on the usefulness and applicability of Catchafire in meeting their capacity building needs.”

CATEGORY: Strengthening Partner Capacity
LOCATION: Gowanda, NY
AMOUNT: $2,000 over One Year
YEAR AWARDED: 2018


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