Request for Proposals: Brick & Beam Society

Request for Proposals: Brick & Beam Society

The Brick & Beam Society, an individual giving group of United Way Greater Portland, takes a broad view of the community, bringing leaders together and building momentum for action. They also leverage United Way of Greater Portland’s rich history, resources, knowledge and relationships to get results. Brick & Beam is aligned with Thrive 2027’s Community-Wide Goals and United Way of Greater Portland. For more information about Brick & Beam, please visit:

Description of Opportunity: Brick & Beam supports projects that are high-impact, sustainable and replicable and approaches that are innovative, holistic and collaborative.  Brick & Beam seeks proposals that target early childhood learning and/or STEM programming, and support high need populations birth through 8th grade.

Amount: Between $25,000 and $50,000

Funding Period: One year, starting on award of grant funding, unless otherwise noted

Deadline for Submission: August 9, 2019

Submission Information:

  • Fill out a copy of the Investment Application
  • Send to: Brick & Beam Society, UWGP, One Canal Plaza, Suite 300, P.O. Box 15200, Portland, ME 04112-5200 or:
  • Sent a PDF version of the application emailed to All application materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. on August 9.
  • If you have questions, please call or email Jennifer Burns at or 207-347-2309.

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