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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Content from this campaign

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
Students Benefit From a Better Learning Environment
Back to school time for many students often means new clothes and supplies. For the students and staff of the Monessen School District – a small, urban public school district south of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – returning to school also means upgraded classrooms and facilities with new desks, chairs and bookcases. The Monessen School District serves nearly 850 students within its three...
Sep 5, 2017 7:05 AM ET
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Best Practices
By Donnice Peterson and Logan Jones-Merrill This article is an excerpt from a Diversity Best Practices member research report. Our research reports are usually accessible only to Diversity Best Practices’ member companies. PNC Financial Services Group...
Aug 18, 2017 11:00 AM ET