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Brickton Annual Fund 2021-2022 – 35th Anniversary!

As our school community grows into its 35th year, we are proud to continue serving so many families who choose Brickton Montessori School to cultivate their child’s independence, curiosity and love of learning. Our goal at Brickton is to provide students with exceptional learning opportunities. The Annual Fund makes essential academic programs and activities possible within the day-to-day operation of the school.

If you prefer to donate by check or credit card using a paper form, please click Pledge Form. To make an immediate donation via PayPal, please continue on this page.

Brickton Montessori School 35th Anniversary Annual Fund

  • Website Donations are via PayPal. (You will be re-directed to Paypal when you click the Submit button at the bottom of this page).
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For paper forms, please mail to or drop off at:
Brickton Montessori School
8622 West Catalpa Ave.
Chicago, IL 60656

  • Call (773) 714-0646 with any questions.
  • Brickton Montessori School is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.
  • Gifts are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

The Annual Fund recognizes several giving levels, but know that every gift, regardless of size, is valued because it makes a statement about the community’s shared vision and commitment. Your Annual Fund contributions support:

Anniversary Level
$3,500+ Help build our capital toward the future growth of Brickton Montessori School.

Visionary Level
$2,000 – $3,499 Tuition assistance to support a diverse school community committed to quality education for all.

Middle School student teaches ASL with technologyAdvocate Level
$1,000 – $1,999 Professional development opportunities and educational technology to ensure students and faculty have the tools they need for learning and teaching for our faculty to stay abreast of the latest information in educational best practices.


Global Citizen Level
$1 – $999 Sports and playground equipment to provide opportunities for physical growth outside the classroom and Montessori Materials for the classrooms. Each material in a Montessori classroom invites activity and allows the child to explore as the materials interrelate and build upon each other.

Thank you in advance for your generosity. Our faculty and Board of Directors also demonstrate their commitment with a goal of 100% participation. We hope our families and friends will join us in the commitment. All donations are appreciated.

The Annual Benefit Sponsors

The Big Leap Benefit is Brickton’s biggest fundraising event. Each year the benefit’s proceeds support our mission to provide an outstanding Montessori education to the next generation of leaders. Our diverse student population draws from throughout the northwest Chicago community. Your involvement will help us to serve even more families, connect learning beyond the classroom, and to support best practices through teacher development.

SATURDAY, MAY 14, 2022

6:30 pm – 10:30 pm Carlucci’s
6111 North River Road, Rosemont

2022 Big Leap FAQs

2022 Donor Letter

2022 Family Letter

2022 Sponsorship Letter and Levels

The Annual Benefit – Big Leaf Sponsors






Gifting That Gives Back – Gift Card Program

Find gifts for everyone on your holiday list while raising funds for our school with the Gift Card Program. Shop gift cards from top brands, including Visa, Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts, Amazon, Jewel & Mariano’s. Whether you buy the gift cards to give as presents to family and friends, or to use them to buy your gifts — Brickton earns with every gift card purchased.

Participating vendor order forms can be picked up in the main office or downloaded below. Mark what cards you want to order, include your payment and return the order in the main office.

To plan for holiday delivery, gift card orders are due by December 8th. Delivery will be December 16th.

Script Participating Vendors