Brick & Beam Society makes community impact investments that support STEM and literacy enrichment opportunities for children in Greater Portland. By giving the kids in our community a better chance to succeed as adults, we are building a better tomorrow for all of us.
Membership in Brick & Beam Society offers a meaningful way for forge strong relationships, take action, and leave a mark. Members invest their time, skills, and finances to make a measurable difference in our community and decide as members where to make impact investments.
The annual membership contribution is $1,000.
A step-up option is available that starts with an initial contribution of $500, with a commitment to getting to $1,000 within three years. Step-up participants will be recognized as members starting in year one.
What Members Get:
Opportunities to connect with other Brick & Beam Society members and the community through social gatherings, events, and volunteering opportunities.
A leadership platform to make investment decisions.
Invitations to participate in personal and professional enrichment workshops; intimate conversations with C-level executives, community and thought leaders.
Recognition in United Way of Greater Portland’s Leaders’ Circle.
By making a contribution to Brick & Beam Society, you join 150+ donors to advance equity in STEM education through grade 8 and support educational opportunities for children in the Greater Portland area.
Here are just a few examples of what your investment can do:
$10 per week provides 51 foreign language children’s books for parents to read to their children at home
$15 per week supports 5 students with 3 months of STEM afterschool enrichment that integrates art forms to problem solve
$20 per week provides programming to prevent summer learning loss (summer slide) for 2 elementary school students