CBS News reports on the impact of the innovative scholarship program.


The Saginaw Promise is designed to serve as a catalyst for economic development by retaining and attracting families and business to the region.  The Promise is a post-secondary scholarship for all qualifying students who reside and attend school within the boundaries of the Saginaw school district.

OUR MISSION: The Saginaw Promise will transform and infuse the community as an economic stimulus initiative while cultivating higher education for children through a scholarship program.



Invest in Saginaw Youth
Every dollar helps and is TAX DEDUCTABLE!  Funding for the Saginaw Promise scholarship is raised through public and private donations. Saginaw Promise Partners include Sodexo, Chemical Bank, Citizens Bank, St. Mary's of Michigan,Team One Credit Union, Nexteer Automotive, the Saginaw Public School District, the Libraries of Saginaw, the Saginaw Schools Foundation and many more who share a vision for a better Saginaw.  The Saginaw Promise accepts secure online donations. It's fast and easy and your personal information will remain private.  Go to
1.  Click on the "How to donate" button.
2.  Select the "Saginaw Promise Zone Fund"

Donations may also be mailed to
The Saginaw Promise c/o The Saginaw Community Foundation, 1 Tuscola Street, Suite 100, Saginaw MI 48607. For more information call (989) 755-0545.


The Saginaw Public School District has a strategic plan to prepare students for college and beyond. Read the plan.

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