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Feb 25, 2016, 06:00 ET The Pittsburgh Promise Announces "A Night of A Million Possibilities" Featuring an Exclusive Concert by Jazz Great Wynton Marsalis

On Thursday, November 10, 2016, the Keepers of The Promise will treat Pittsburghers to "A Night of a Million Possibilities," an exclusive gala...


Jun 19, 2014, 06:00 ET Innovative Trade Education Program for City School Students to Start Sept. 2014, Pittsburgh Promise and Pittsburgh Public Schools Take Steps to Prepare Workforce

The Pittsburgh Promise and Pittsburgh Public Schools are embarking on an innovative education opportunity through the introduction of a workforce...


Apr 22, 2013, 08:00 ET Community Leaders Plan to "Fulfill The Promise" Earlier than Expected; Major Gifts Announced by American Eagle Outfitters, Mylan and UPMC

Corporate and community leaders from the region convened today to announce Phase II of The Pittsburgh Promise fundraising campaign called, "Now...


Jun 14, 2012, 08:00 ET Pittsburgh Promise Announces $7.6 Million in New Funding at Gala Event

"Raising Pittsburgh's Promise" is the theme of this evening's Gala event that initiates the finale of a two-week celebration of historic milestones...


Dec 14, 2011, 01:01 ET PNC Foundation Invests in The Pittsburgh Promise Scholarship Fund

The Pittsburgh Promise today announced that it has received a grant from the PNC Foundation in the amount of $500,000 over a five-year period to...


Sep 12, 2011, 10:30 ET The Pittsburgh Promise Reports Gains in Number of Scholars, Funds Raised, Number of Donors, and Growing Influence on Students and Parents

The Pittsburgh Promise today issued its third annual report to the community, highlighting its impacts on the region's efforts to improve educational ...


May 04, 2011, 11:27 ET Bayer USA Foundation Invests in the Region's Future Workforce through The Pittsburgh Promise

The Bayer USA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Bayer Corporation, has announced its support for The Pittsburgh Promise through a $500,000 grant...


Feb 15, 2011, 11:02 ET The Pittsburgh Promise Board Approves Doubling Scholarships up to $40,000 for Four Years of Higher Education

The Board of Directors of The Pittsburgh Promise has approved doubling the potential amount of Promise scholarships from a possible maximum of...


Jul 01, 2010, 11:45 ET The Pittsburgh Promise Reports Important Progress in Influencing City Living, Educational Improvement Efforts, Student Retention and Community Support

In its second annual report to the community, The Pittsburgh Promise highlighted its direct and indirect impacts on urban public education, student...