FIRE is spreading! FIRE Foundation is pleased to partner with the following affiliate organizations who share our mission to provide children with special needs the opportunity for an inclusive Catholic education.

FIRE Foundation of Northeast Iowa, founded in 2016, supports inclusive Catholic education in the Archdiocese of Dubuque. FIRE of NE Iowa makes grants to partner schools to ensure resources are available to help students with special needs learn, grow and thrive. In addition, this affiliate lends support to educators for professional development on inclusive education topics.

 

Website: www.firefoundationneiowa.org
Facebook: @firefoundationneiowa
Twitter: @FIREneiowa
Email Address: [email protected]
Instagram: n/a

Start Date:  2016

Contact:          Erin and Bruce Schmitz, founders

[email protected]

319.529.1109

 

FIRE Foundation of New Hampshire, founded in 2018, supports inclusive Catholic education in New Hampshire.  FIRE of New Hampshire makes grants to partner schools to ensure resources are available to help students with special needs learn, grow and thrive. In addition, this affiliate lends support to educators for professional development on inclusive education topics.

 

Website: www.firefoundationnh.com
Facebook: @FireFoundationNH
Twitter:  No
Email Address: [email protected]
Instagram: No

Start Date:  2018

Contact:          Christine Duffley

[email protected]

603.234.1060

 

FIRE Foundation of Dallas was founded in 2019 and is ramping up to support Inclusive Catholication education in the Diocese of Dallas. A new website is scheduled to launch in early 2020.  The organization is working to create conversations that lead to increased understanding about the benefits of inclusion for all learners. They’re just getting started so stay tuned!

 

Website: www.firefoundationdallas.org
Facebook: FIRE Foundation of Dallas
Twitter:  No
Email Address: [email protected]
Instagram:  No

Start Date:  2018

Contact: Carrie Ro

[email protected]

 

FIRE Foundation of Greater Chicago was launched in 2019 and is partnering with St. James School in Arlington Heights, Illinois, to support their inclusive education learning enviornment. We look foward to welcoming additional schools into the FIRE Family soon.

 

Website: www.firefoundationchicago.org
Facebook: @firefoundationofgreaterchicago
Twitter: No
Email Address: [email protected]
Instagram: N/A

Start Date:  2019

Contact:         Lelia Harrig or Darlene Duggan

[email protected]

847-780-6423

FIRE Foundation of Central Illinois was founded in 2019 and is ramping up to support Inclusive Catholication education in the Diocese of Central Illinois. A new website is scheduled to launch in 2020.  The organization is working to create conversations that lead to increased understanding about the benefits of inclusion for all learners. They’re just getting started so stay tuned!

Website: not yet
Facebook: @centralillinoisFIREaffilate
Twitter: No
Email Address:  [email protected]
Instagram: No

Start Date:  2019


FIRE Foundation of Northwest Indiana was founded in 2019 and is ramping up to support Inclusive Catholication education in the Diocese of Gary. A new website is scheduled to launch in 2020.  The organization is working to create conversations that lead to increased understanding about the benefits of inclusion for all learners. They’re just getting started so stay tuned!

Website: www.firefoundationnorthwestindiana.org
Facebook: @firefoundationnorthwestindiana
Twitter: No
Email Address: [email protected]
Instagram: No

Bylaws Completed: Yes 

Start Date:  2019