Promise Neighborhoods | A place and a set of strategies

Our vision is to ensure all children growing up in Promise Neighborhoods have access to great schools and strong family and community support systems that will prepare them to attain an excellent education and successfully transition to college and a career.

About Promise Neighborhoods

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Promise Neighborhoods is a place-based U.S. Department of Education program striving to turn poverty-concentrated neighborhoods into communities of opportunity. Learn more

Map the Grantees

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Want to know where grantees are located? Use the interactive map to learn more about grantees’ communities, strategies, and accomplishments.

Data Dashboard

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Curious about Promise Neighborhoods results? Grantees collect and report annual and biennial data aligned to results for students, families, and their communities. Dive into the data dashboard.

Top 10 Resources

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Want to access new and popular resources? The Promise Neighborhoods Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Team publishes a variety of resources related to place-based cradle-to-career initiatives, and results-based collective impact. Search Resources


Members of the Downtown Hayward Promise Neighborhood stand on a stage in Hayward, California as they launch their new Promise Neighborhood

What's the latest news from neighborhoods? Check out the most recent edition of the Neighborhood Compass Newsletter for more information on current work in Promise Neighborhoods and training and technical assistance offerings.

Impact Stories

Martha Nailer , SPARK manager, high-fives a student in a SPARK small group session. Photo Credits: Rickey Lawson, Communications Director, Delta Health Alliance

What impacts are experienced Promise Neighborhoods making in their communities? From overcoming challenges to creating innovative solutions, read these stories that highlight what can happen when communities come together with a shared vision for progress.