PNC: Commitment to Early Childhood Education

PNC: Commitment to Early Childhood Education

We're focusing on early learning to help children succeed. Research has shown that the first five years of a child's life is critical to long-term achievement. We believe that an investment in pre-K students makes good economic sense and plants the seeds for the dynamic workforce of tomorrow. To that end, we provide innovative opportunities that assist families, educators and community partners to enhance children's learning and development, particularly in underserved communities.

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PNC Foundation Named a 2018 Silver Halo Award Winner in Education Category for Grow Up Great/DonorsChoose.Org Initiative
PITTSBURGH, May 30, 2018 – The PNC Foundation has been named the 2018 Silver Halo Award winner in the Education category for its Grow Up Great/ initiative. The Halo Awards are North America’s highest honor for corporate social initiatives and cause marketing and are presented by Engage for Good (formerly Cause Marketing Forum). This is the sixteenth year that...
May 30, 2018 11:05 AM ET
Carnegie Science Center’s Little Learner Clubhouse, Powered by PNC Grow Up Great, Provides Space to Explore STEM Skills
Aspiring scientists age 6 and under have a new exhibit space to explore at Carnegie Science Center. Little Learner Clubhouse, powered by PNC Grow Up Great®, is a nature-inspired hub for free-play and hands-on activities that opened to the public on Saturday, March 3, 2018. The colorful space features a host of interactive elements designed to foster...
Mar 8, 2018 1:05 PM ET
Empowering Kids to Learn About Money
With pen and paper in hand, 10-year-old Brycen Carter eagerly awaits customers to approach him during lunch hour. Perched atop a stage in his school cafeteria, Carter sits behind a table draped with a PNC- branded tablecloth alongside two fellow fifth graders from Eastside Elementary in Anderson, Ind. Every month, a handful of students like him are trained to volunteer as tellers for...
Feb 12, 2018 3:00 PM ET
30 Million Reasons to Focus on Vocabulary
In 2014, PNC announced a multi-city, $10 million initiative designed to promote families’ awareness of the positive impact that talking to their children has on their vocabularies. Just as important, the initiative focuses on providing parents with the skills they need to do this effectively. The vocabulary program is part of PNC Grow Up Great®, a bilingual $350 million, multi-year...
Jan 9, 2018 1:05 PM ET
New Pre-K Alliance Enhances Early Learning
For years, Christine Hines-McGee, a Pittsburgh Public Schools pre-K teacher, reached into her own pocket to purchase needed classroom supplies. The materials help enhance the learning experiences of her preschool students and provide development opportunities they might not have had otherwise. This past spring, the PNC Foundation joined with to assist teachers like Ms....
Oct 17, 2017 8:15 AM ET