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CSFP Announces New Executive Director

Mar 2, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 2, 2020 Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia Welcomes New Executive Director PHILADELPHIA – Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia (CSFP), a program providing financial access for children from under-resourced Philadelphia families to attend K-8th grade tuition-based schools, has appointed Keisha Jordan as its new Executive Director. In this role, Jordan will be responsible for…

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NBC10 and 6ABC Highlight AmerisourceBergen Gift to CSFP

Feb 24, 2020

PHILADELPHIA- AmerisourceBergen announced a donation of $30,000 to Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia (CSFP) to support 15 new scholarships for low-income students in Philadelphia. The gift will allow CSFP to award K-8th grade scholarships for children to attend tuition-based schools in the area. The global healthcare solutions company has been a CSFP donor and partner for…

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CSFP Moves into 2020 With a Clear Vision for the Future

Jan 2, 2020

CSFP just finished an exciting strategic planning process that will ensure more impact for children and families in the future. Read more about CSFP’s Strategic Plan that sets forth a shared five-year vision for future impact with three-year planning initiatives, goals and implementation road map. 

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CBS3 CSFP Lottery Winners 2019

Dec 5, 2019

CBS3 helps share the exciting news of a four-year scholarship with CSFP’s 2019 priority lottery winners. 

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Malvern Bank collects 500+ books to donate to local students at CSFP-hosted School Fair

Nov 15, 2019

PAOLI — Malvern Bank, National Association collected more than 500 books in support of Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia (CSFP) and GreatPhillySchools’ 2019 Philly K-8 School Fair. This donation was made possible through the generous support of the bank’s customers, employees, and community members. “I am thrilled that the community came together to provide their once-favorite…

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WCAU News Segment: K-8th Grade Scholarships Available for 2020 School Year Through CSFP

Nov 8, 2019

K-8th grade scholarships are still available for the 2020 school year through Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia (CSFP). CSFP provides four-year, need-based, partial scholarships to quality tuition-based schools. Families who qualify are entered into a random lottery, and CSFP will distribute 2,000 new scholarships this year. CSFP COO Nicole Tell joins Parent Ambassador Lateefah Lucky to…

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NBC10 and 6ABC Highlight Maguire Foundation Gift to CSFP

Sep 25, 2019

The Maguire Foundation announced a gift for $2.5 million to Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia (CSFP) that launches CSFP’s new Maguire Early Access Scholarship Program to support scholarships for under-resourced pre-K – 1st grade students at 34 participating schools in Philadelphia. The gift makes possible CSFP’s first ever scholarships to pre-K students, establishing an early pipeline…

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$2.5 million gift from the Maguire Foundation will fund 2,000 new Pre-K – 1st grade scholarships through CSFP

Sep 24, 2019

PHILADELPHIA- The Maguire Foundation today announced a gift for $2.5 million to Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia (CSFP) that launches CSFP’s new Maguire Early Access Scholarship Program to support scholarships for under-resourced pre-K – 1st grade students at 34 participating schools in Philadelphia. The gift makes possible CSFP’s first ever scholarships to pre-K students, establishing an…

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2,000 new K-8th grade scholarships now available for 2020-21 school year

Sep 24, 2019

Above: Mayor Jim Kenney poses with a family at the CSFP Application Launch. Photo credit – AMP Studios PHILADELPHIA- Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia (CSFP) released applications to its random lottery for need-based, K-8th grade scholarships for Philadelphia children on September 14. The organization opened applications at simultaneous events at six neighborhood recreation centers, libraries, and…

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CBS3 and 6ABC Highlight CSFP’s 2019 Student Award Ceremony

Jun 28, 2019

Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia welcomed new scholarship recipients and their families at our annual Student Award Ceremony on June 18th.  Sponsored by Stradley Ronon, PHLY, The Phillies, The Liacouras Center, A.C. Moore, and Independence Blue Cross, the event also honored CSFP current students and alumni. CSFP Board member, Shelley Boyce, received CSFP’s Citizen of the…

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