The Impact of
PNC Grow Up Great

Inspiring Brighter Futures
for Kids Since 2004

For 20 years, PNC Grow Up Great has helped children from birth to age 5 discover their love of learning. By supporting and delivering engaging programs, experiences and resources, we’re helping to create a world of opportunities for the next generation and beyond.


Multiyear bilingual early childhood education initiative


Grants to nonprofits to advance high-quality early childhood education


Children supported through grants and educational programs

Local Impact

While PNC Grow Up Great is a coast-to-coast initiative, our goal is to build stronger communities. That’s why the true impact of our initiative is felt on a local level.

Making a Difference for Our Youngest Neighbors

View an overview of our program, partners and resources to learn how we’re taking a holistic approach to supporting early childhood education and giving our youngest neighbors a great start.

News & Updates

The latest from PNC Grow Up Great

Announcing New Advisory Council Member Kathy Glazer

Kathy Glazer, President of the Virginia Early Childhood Foundation, has joined the PNC Grow Up Great Advisory Council.

Announcing New Advisory Council Member Rob DeHaas

Rob DeHaas, Ed.D. the vice provost for Dallas College, has joined the PNC Grow Up Great Advisory Council.

PNC Grow Up Great Advisory Council Strengthened Through Two New Additions

Wendy Lewis Jackson, Michèle M. Mazzocco join group of highly regarded experts guiding PNC’s long-established early childhood education initiative.

The Value of Early Childhood Educators

PNC Grow Up Great believes in the value of early education teachers. In fact, we consider them heroes because of the positive impact they make in the lives of young children. 

Inspiring Brighter Futures

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

Powering Children’s Potential

Watch this discussion to hear about the needs of real workers from real families, why what's good for employees can also be good for business, and what family-friendly policies look like in practice.

PNC Ranks Among ‘The 20 Most Generous Companies’

Fortune magazine is recognizing PNC for its contributions and commitment to our communities by including it in the 2016 list of The 20 Most Generous Companies. 

‘A Great Big Cheer’ for Children – and PNC Employees

15K hours volunteered, 10K Can Do Cans assembled and nearly $2M in preschool teacher requests funded — and that’s just the start of what made April 2023 a really Great Month.

Peg + Cat + Scott Dixon

PNC Bank No. 9 car driver read to pre-K kids at Grow Up Great partner center in Northeast PA.

Sharing Gratitude for Early Childhood Educators

PNC is passionate about showing our appreciation for early childhood educators and the positive role they play in developing young minds. Here are some ways that we've expressed our gratitude.