Board & Sponsors

New Haven Promise is a scholarship and support program created to promote college education as an aspiration for all New Haven public school students; assist graduating students from New Haven to pursue education after high school; and enhance the growth, stability, and economic development of the City of New Haven.

The mission of New Haven Promise is to improve city schools and support economic development in New Haven by growing a competitive workforce and increasing homeownership.

New Haven Promise is supported by Yale UniversityThe Community Foundation for Greater New HavenYale-New Haven Hospital and Wells Fargo.

Board of Directors

  • Yale University President Peter Salovey, Ex-Officio Director, Board Chair
  • City of New Haven Mayor Toni N. Harp, Ex-Officio Director
  • The Community Foundation President & CEO William W. Ginsberg, Ex-Officio Director
  • Yale New Haven Health President & CEO Marna Borgstrom, Director
  • Southern Connecticut State University President Dr. Joe Bertolino, Director
  • Gateway Community College President Dr. Paul Broadie, Director
  • Quinnipiac University President Dr. Judy Olian, Director
  • New Haven Promise President Patricia Melton, Ex-Officio Director