Funding Opportunity: Brick & Beam Society, FY22 Investments

Brick & Beam Society, a giving circle of United Way of Greater Portland, is pleased to announce that it is now accepting funding applications for its FY22 Community Investments.

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

Brick & Beam supports projects that are high-impact, sustainable and replicable and approaches that are innovative, holistic, collaborativeand advance racial equity. All proposals must align with Thrive2027 priorities.

Brick & Beam Society seeks proposals that:  

  • target early childhood learning and/or STEM programming
  • and support high need populations birth through 8th grade.  

Proposed programs should be designed to be adaptive to changing conditions, given continued uncertainty around the impact of the pandemic.   

Visit United Way of Greater Portland’s website here, to read about the partners funded through this grant last year. 

Amount: Between $25,000 and $50,000
Funding Period: One year, starting on award of grant funding, unless otherwise noted. 
Deadline for Submission: August 13, 2021 

The application and further information about funding priorities, Thrive2027 alignment, and the application process can be found on the here

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Interested applicants are encouraged to reach out to United Way staff to discuss any questions of alignment: