Through fundraising and advocacy,

FIRE lights the way for children with special needs to share in the opportunities that Catholic schools provide.

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Our Mission

To provide children with special needs the opportunity for an inclusive Catholic education in their home parish schools.

FIRE Foundation wins Support Kansas City's “Excellence In Nonprofit Leadership” Award

Support Kansas City Announces “Excellence In Nonprofit Leadership” Award Winners

Mission, KS (May 15, 2018) — Support Kansas City, a nonprofit that provides business and development support services to Greater Kansas City nonprofits, has announced the winners of its prestigious Excellence in Nonprofit Leadership Awards. The 2018 awards were granted to the FIRE Foundation for an agency with a budget of $1 million or less, MOCSA for agency with a budget greater than $1 million, and Harvesters for agency with a budget greater than $10 million. Read Full Media Release

Check out our 2017 FIRE Video HERE. Please enjoy our story of a little boy headed off to Kindergarten with his brothers. This is the gift of inclusive education that our Founders wanted all kids in the Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese to have.