community engagement.

Applications are now open for our 2023 Partnership Program.

In 2023, we’re seeking four non-profit/grassroots organizations to join us as quarterly community partners. With each partner, we’ll develop an in-depth and multifaceted partnership over three months, leveraging Lamplighter’s marketing resources, financial resources, brewing capacity, and staff involvement to support the causes most critical to our community. 

We’re looking for partnerships that support the following four initiatives in the Cambridge and Greater-Boston community:

  1. Affordable Housing, Housing Equity, and Homelessness
  2. Economic Justice and Income Inequality
  3. Climate Change and Environmental Justice
  4. Racial Justice

Apply to be a 2023 Community Partner through the form below, or click this link to open the application in a new window. Applications are due by September 30, 2022.

We are committed to supporting our community.

From our local neighborhood, to the cultural and social communities of our staff and customers, we mobilize our time, energy, funds, and platform in pursuit of a more equitable city. We’re committed to social justice in all its forms, and are so proud to work with partner organizations who are building a Boston that works for everyone. We believe that effective change requires communal work, and we empower our team members to serve and support partner organizations alongside company-wide and product-based initiatives.

Are you a non-profit or grassroots organization seeking a donation outside of our quarterly partnership program? We’d love to start the conversation. We space donations, monetary donations, event partnerships, beer donations, and more. Fill out this form and we’ll be in touch.

Our current partnership.

This September, we are thrilled to be partnering with BUILD Boston, an entrepreneurship program designed to help high school students develop the skills and connections needed to achieve economic power and freedom regardless of race, economic status, or neighborhood.

BUILD Boston’s mission is to ignite the power of youth in under-resourced communities to build career success, entrepreneurial mindsets, and opportunity. Their program supports students in starting a business in high school, and building social capital by adding adults to their professional network before graduation.

Are you in the business world and want to work with youth in our community? BUILD is looking for business team mentors for the 2022-2023 school year. A business team mentor is a professional mentor who is responsible for meeting with a youth business team twice a month to provide support and motivation. To apply or for more information visit

Visit us in September to try Elevator Pitch, a New England style IPA with Orange Zest we brewed in partnership with BUILD Boston. $1 per pour and 4-pack sold in our taprooms will be donated to BUILD Boston. We also have Elevator Pitch can art poster prints available via our online store – $10 per print purchased will be donated to BUILD Boston. And in the spirit of intergenerational mentorship, grab your tickets for Boomers & Zoomers Trivia Night at our CX taproom on Thursday, Sept. 29! 100% of proceeds from the event will go to BUILD Boston.

Scroll down for a complete list of former partner organizations!

Collaborate with us.

Lamplighter collaborations most often involve either one-time donations/events or more involved partnerships. Read on to learn how to participate in one or both of these programs. We’re excited to learn how we can support you!

To request a one-time donation for beer, merchandise, or event space (virtual or in person), please fill out this form. We review applications on a rolling basis, expect to hear back from us within two weeks. For further inquiries and questions, reach out to us at [email protected].

To inquire about a partnership with Lamplighter, please also email [email protected] to set up an initial phone call. We’re especially excited to partner with organizations fighting for justice for BIPOC, queer/trans folks, women, and immigrants to the US, as well as organizations leading the fight against environmental racism and climate change. If this is you, please don’t hesitate to reach out—we’re currently beginning conversations for 2023 partnerships.


Former partnerships.