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Changing Lives

Propel Schools Foundation Last Updated: 4/14/2021 1:54 PM

 Brendan Surma,"I support Propel to help provide our scholars and families with a caring and committed team, a personalized learning environment, and memorable educational experiences. These initiatives often exceed public funding, which requires steadfast financial support to ensure positive, transformational results for the communities in which we live and work".

- Brendan Surma, Propel Schools Foundation Board President

Your contributions to the Propel Schools Foundation
support critical Propel initiatives, including:


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nursing pathway scholars

This program provides academic support and enrichment opportunities in the arts and sciences and more. Learn more HERE.

The program ensures scholar access to content-rich engaging opportunities extending beyond the classroom. Learn more HERE.


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propel partners in wellness

See how we're applying action to our belief that all scholars can and will read proficiently by second grade. Learn more HERE.

Learn more about our partnership with UPMC Western Behavioral Health at Mon Yough and our Community Wellness efforts. Learn more HERE.



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Help current and future scholars continue education beyond Propel Schools

Learn more about our scholarship programs