Support Brickton

Brickton Annual Fund 2020-2021

Donation form below. Thank you!


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.

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:

Tuition Assistance photo of Brickton Back-to-School Group
Tuition Assistance

Major Donor
$2,500+ Tuition assistance to support a diverse school community committed to quality education for all


Educational Technology
Educational Technology

Leadership Donor
$1,000 – $2,499 Educational technology to ensure students and faculty have the tools they need for learning and teaching


Professional Development
Professional Development

Community Giver
$500 – $999 Professional development opportunities for our faculty to stay abreast of the latest information in educational best practices
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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


 Enrichment Programs
Enrichment Programs

Daily Giver
$365 – $499 Field trips, Enrichment programming, such as arts, music, Spanish, physical education, attending live professional fine arts performances, and educational and experiential field trips


Giver
$1 – $364 Sports and playground equipment to provide opportunities for physical growth outside the classroom


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.

Annual Fund Donation Form

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Effortless Fundraisers (Throughout the school year)

Gift cards – Order gift cards from the form below and, depending on the vendor, Brickton receives a % from your purchase and a % goes towards your last months tuition payment for the school year. Family Order Form

Amazon Smile – visit smile.amazon.com and select Brickton as your charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases.

Box Tops for Education – NO MORE CLIPPING!  Download the app, follow the directions and start earning Brickton credit.

Montessori Services – The Small Hands catalog is a favorite classroom material supplier. Each year they run a holiday promotion. The collective order results in levels of opportunity to order new classroom materials and activities. Catalogs are located by the main office entrance.

Book fairs – Virtual Anderson Book Fair is scheduled for November 23 – December  11. Books will be delivered to school on December 16. Our book fairs help build your family’s reading library, and your classroom’s as well. Each fair gives a portion of the profit back to Brickton. Scholastic Book Fair will (hopefully) be in the spring.

Oberweis coupon – The Oberweis Ice Cream Store in Park Ridge, annually provides a day to Brickton for families to enjoy a treat and give a portion of the profit back to Brickton. Usually takes place in May.

Brickton 5K Walk/Run – Each year Brickton hosts a 5K Walk/Run at the end of the school year. TBD

We are very proud of our community of giving at Brickton Montessori School. Parents, Alumni, Alumni Parents, Faculty, Staff, Board Members, Friends of Brickton, and Foundations help support the school with generous financial donations. It is important that we raise money to help pay the operating costs of the school as well as to fund projects like our recent installation of classroom air purifiers and a long history of tuition assistance. Thanks to the help and support of donors and volunteers, Brickton is thriving. 

The Annual Benefit: The Big Leap

The Big Leap 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.

Please look for details for a future Big Leap Annual Benefit.