Give the Gift of Enrichment 

Gifts of Time and Talent

Our programs can always benefit from more hands, ideas and smiles. Parent and youth volunteers can assist with specific sessions or classes, help with events, and more. If you are interested in volunteering, contact Kelly at

Gifts of Financial Support

Your support gives more students access to after-school enrichment experiences, as well as supports development of additional enrichment offerings for all of our learners.

One Time and Sustaining Gifts

A credit card gift is recognized at full cash value on the date that our we process the charge and it is accepted at the bank. Breakwater accepts MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express. To donate securely online click a "Donate" button below or contact the Breakwater Development Office at 207.772.8689.

The Breakwater sustained giving program allows you to divide your gift to Breakwater into manageable installments through convenient automatic deductions from your credit or debit card. Recurring payments are a great way to maximize your giving! Click the "Donate Now" button and designate monthly deductions on our online giving form or contact the Breakwater Development Office at 207.772.8689.

Please note: The Enrichment Center is supported through the Breakwater Fund. Please designate Breakwater Fund on the form linkedbelow.

Check or Money Order

Send a check or money order made payable to Breakwater Learning:

Breakwater Enrichment Center
856 Brighton Avenue
Portland, ME 04102

Gifts of Appreciated Securities and Planned Giving

Gifts of securities such as stocks, mutual fund shares or other appreciated assets can be a great tax-efficient method for making a gift to Breakwater. In most instances, you can take a tax deduction for the full market value of the gift and avoid capital gains tax. For more information please email the Breakwater Development Office by email or call 207.772.8689.

Planned gifts come in many forms, from bequests to charitable trusts. Some options provide income to you and your family; others may have significant tax benefits; and all of them ensure healthy future support for Breakwater. To learn more, please email the Breakwater Development Office or call 207.772.8689.

Matching gifts

You may be able to double, or even triple, your gift's impact on Breakwater. More than 1,000 companies offer some level of corporate matching for their employees' philanthropic interests. Breakwater happily recognizes you for the full amount of your own gift plus any resulting corporate match. Contact your company's personnel or human resources office to find out if your employer, or your spouse's employer, has a matching gift program. Then, please contact the Breakwater Development Office by email or call 207.772.8689.

Corporate Sponsorship

Corporate sponsorship support is a payment by a business to further our Mission, activities, programs, or a special event. We will recognized your business' contribution with an appropriate acknowledgment. To learn more about opportunities, please contact the Breakwater Development Office by email or call 207.772.8689.