Evie McNiff

Education Advocate, Founder and Board Chair Emeritus, Children's Scholarship Fund Philadelphia

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Evie McNiff is the founder and board president emirata of the Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia. Since she founded CSFP in 2001, it has awarded more than 30,000 K-8th scholarships to under-served children.

Evie is also a founder and board member of Elevate215, formerly the Philadelphia School Partnership, which has spent the last decade improving student outcomes across all school sectors—public, public charter and private.

Evie serves on the board of the Philadelphia Foundation and is a former board member of Philadelphia School Advocacy Partners, Philadelphia Youth Sports Collaborative, and the national board of Children’s Scholarship Fund. She was a former advisor on the Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal, and previously worked at the New York Council on the Environment and the Nature Conservancy.

Evie holds a B.A. from Yale University. She is married, has three children and lives outside of Philadelphia.