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:         firefoundationneiowa.org

Facebook:       FIRE Foundation of Northeast Iowa

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:         firefoundationnh.com

Facebook:       FIRE Foundation of New Hampshire

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!

 

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:         firefoundationchicago.org

Facebook:       FIRE Foundation of Chicago

Contact:         Lelia Harrig or Darlene Duggan

[email protected]

847-780-6423

Coming Soon: 

FIRE Foundation of Central Illinois

FIRE Foundation of Northwest Indiana