Partnerships

Penn Hills is actively pursuing partnerships with businesses and organizations in the Penn Hills community, greater Pittsburgh area and throughout the country. As we seek to teach our students about entrepreneurship and engage them in the exciting and dynamic MicroSociety activities, we recognize the value that can be generated by connecting them with real life people from the business, nonprofit and public sectors.Please contact us if you believe you or your organization can make a difference in our school. We would love to hear from you.

Types of Partners

We recognize that partners are different and can contribute in different ways. That’s why we’ve established a number of different ways you can participate with us as a partner.

  • Sponsors: Provide funding to support the ventures and advance the mission of the program and school.
  • Mentors: Offer guidance and support to business owners and employees as they develop and grow their ventures.
  • Contributors: Provide supplies, materials and other in-kind resources for the ventures and the school.
  • Volunteers: Participate in person at the school as a volunteer in MicroSociety and other aspects of school life.

Sponsorship Levels


We invite everyone to consider becoming a sponsor of PHCSE and the MicroSociety program.

Community Sponsor

Community sponsors are invited to contribute 5 hours of volunteer time or contribute $20 or more. Contributed funds will go towards providing supplies for the various ventures at the school.

Community Sponsor Recognition
Community Sponsors will be recognized through the placement of a plaque with your business name and logo within our school. You will receive a personal thank you along with email updates on how your contribution is benefiting our students.

Bronze Sponsor

Bronze sponsors are invited to contribute $250. Contributed funds will go towards providing supplies for the various ventures at the school.

Bronze Sponsor Recognition
Bronze Sponsors will receive the recognition of a community sponsor with the following additions:

  • Recognition will be given as a Bronze Sponsor on the Penn Hills website with the name and logo of your company.

Silver Sponsor

Silver sponsors are invited to contribute $500. Funds will go towards providing field trips or other related experiences for our MicroSociety.

Silver Sponsor Recognition
Silver Sponsors will receive the recognition of a Community Sponsor with the following additions:

  • Recognition will be given as a Silver Sponsor on the Penn Hills website with the name and logo of your company.

Gold Sponsor

Gold Sponsors are invited to contribute $1,000 to support the purchase of age-appropriate reading materials for the Entrepreneurship Library. The school is establishing a library to promote reading and academic achievement.

Gold Sponsor Recognition
Gold Sponsors will receive the recognition of a Community Sponsor with the following additions:

  • Recognition will be given as a Gold Sponsor on the Penn Hills website with the name and logo of your company.
  • A label with your company name will be placed in each book that you donate.
  • Company name printed in small type on our school t-shirts

Platinum Sponsor

Platinum Sponsors are invited to support the school by contributing $2,500 to support technology. This will purchase iPads and other teacher and student technology for both classrooms and ventures.

Platinum Sponsor Recognition
Platinum Sponsors will receive the recognition of a Community sponsor with the following additions:

  • Recognition will be given as a Platinum Sponsor on the Penn Hills website with the name and logo of your company.
  • Your company name and logo will also be presented prominently at all parents and student function in presentation materials.
  • Recognition will be given in our weekly school wide newsletter.
  • Company name printed in large type on our school t-shirts

Diamond Sponsor

Diamond Sponsors are invited to support the school by contributing $5,000 or more towards the PHCSE and MicroSociety program. Contributions will go towards supporting equipment needs (like SmartBoards) in the classrooms and other student learning areas.

Diamond Sponsor Recognition
Diamond Sponsors will receive the recognition of a Gold Sponsor with the following additions:

  • Recognition will also be given as a Diamond Sponsor on the Penn Hills website with a bio and link to your company website.
  • Your company name and logo will also be presented prominently at all parents and student function in presentation materials.
  • Company name and logo printed on our school t-shirts



 

Additional information is available for download:

501(c)(3) determination letter