United Way of Greater Portland (UWGP) is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals “UWGP RFP” seeking to fund programs, initiatives, or collaborations in Greater Portland (Cumberland County with the exception of Brunswick and Harpswell) that begin to make measurable progress on one or more of Thrive2027’s three community-wide goals. Thrive2027, our community’s new collective vision for how to make our region even stronger for everyone who calls it home, are three ten-year goals created by and for the community. Applications are due on March 17, 2017.
At its third annual Community Night on October 23, United Way of Greater Portland’s Brick & Beam Society announced $75,000 of investments in two initiatives that provide STEM programming for children in Portland, South Portland, and Westbrook, and align with the Greater Portland community’s Thrive2027 Goals.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us for a night of connection and celebration as we announce the recipients of the 2018 Impact Investments. Celebrate past and present recipients, and the members of the Brick & Beam Society whose contributions have made this possible.
At its inaugural annual meeting on February 13th, United Way of Greater Portland’s Brick & Beam Society announced $51,400 of investments in community programs working to ensure that every child has quality early learning experiences beginning at birth and advance Thrive2027.
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.
On May 23rd, members of United Way of Greater Portland’s Tocqueville Society and Brick and Beam Society gathered at the Maine Historical Society. Elaine Rosen (Chair of the Board of Assurant, Inc., Chair of the Board of The Kresge Foundation, former President of Unum, and former United Way of Greater Portland Campaign Chair) shared powerful words on the importance of philanthropy, mentorship, and developing community leaders.