Throughout the year, Liftoff WNY issues our ‘Network News’ to share recent work, highlight regional early childhood initiatives, and promote opportunities for action.

  • Liftoff Names Rachel Bonsignore as its First Director

    Liftoff, a strategic alliance of 29 funders supporting early childhood initiatives across Western New York and Monroe County has named Rachel Bonsignore as its first director. Liftoff, a collaborative effort launched in 2018, has a mission to promote and enhance high quality early childhood development for children up to age five by integrating practice, policy, research, and resources to ensure they reach their fullest potential.

  • Liftoff supports “Aligning Action Networks in Western New York”

    Anna Muoio, from the Deloitte Monitor Institute, facilitated a workshop for Liftoff members to support axes of collaboration and leveraging networks for social impact. A draft action plan was developed. More details with opportunities for engagement will be shared in the coming months.

  • Early Childhood Advocacy Group Hosts Program on Medicaid

  • Foundations and Groups Unite to Make Early Childhood Education a Higher Priority