PNC Grow Up Great®

has helped young kids blossom through its commitment to early learning. 


Enhancing early education for young kids starts with planting the right seeds today.  


Alliance with

Supporting Pre-K Requests Through $5 Million Grant

The PNC Foundation and have joined together to
help preschool teachers obtain more classroom resources through's education funding platform.

Our work with reflects our commitment to helping children get a strong start in life. This program will directly improve pre-K teachers’ ability to help more students reach their full potential and, through their successes, will strengthen the communities we serve.

Bill Demchak, PNC Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer


Employee Volunteering



Volunteer time counts in more ways than one for PNC employees.

PNC encourages employee involvement in PNC Grow Up Great through a progressive policy that permits up to 40 hours a year of paid time off for volunteerism.

Since Grow Up Great’s 2004 inception, more than 66,000 PNC employees have volunteered and approximately 822,000 volunteer hours have been logged at early childhood education centers.

Learn more about the impact of PNC employee volunteering »

More than $150 Million in Grants

4.1 million children have been served by grant-funded programs and mobile educational tours. 

PNC Grow Up Great has established innovative school readiness programs that emphasize vocabulary as preschoolers learn math, science, the arts and financial education.

Learn more about our initiative »

Our Great Partners



Our Advisory Council and nonprofit partners help contribute to our success.

Our work is guided by some of the nation's most highly respected early childhood experts and nonprofit organizations.

Learn more about the people and partners behind our work »

Lesson Center

Bringing the arts and sciences alive in the classroom.

Designed for teachers to use flexibly with existing curricula, we collaborated with our grant partners to develop resources and lessons to enhance hands-on learning for young children.

Learn more about our free, printable lesson plans »