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BRICK & BEAM SOCIETY RELEASES COMMUNITY INVESTMENT APPLICATION

Brick & Beam Society releases Community Investment Application

The Brick & Beam Society, an affinity group of United Way Greater Portland, released its 2017 Community Investment Application today. They are seeking applications from qualified organizations addressing a community need in Greater Portland in the area of early childhood education and childhood poverty.

DESCRIPTION OF OPPORTUNITY:

Brick & Beam seeks to support projects that are high-impact, sustainable and replicable and approaches that are innovative, holistic and collaborative.  The proposal should clearly articulate how the proposed project aligns with these core principles of Brick & Beam and addresses a community need in Greater Portland in the area of early childhood education and childhood poverty. This opportunity also requires alignment with Thrive2027 Goal 1.

Amount: Between $25,000 and $50,000
Funding Period: One year, starting on award of grant funding, unless otherwise noted
Deadline for Submission: August 14, 2017

Application and more details available on Brick & Beam’s website.



Last year’s applications resulted in a $50,000 grant to the Congolese Community of Maine (CoCo Maine) for their Dual Generation Program for Early Childhood Education, which will offer English language classes, family literacy initiatives, parenting activities, and outreach to parents and children ages 2-5.