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Lottery Day at Lincoln Financial Field

Thursday, December 13, 2018

6-8 p.m.

Lincoln Financial Field
1 Lincoln Financial Field Way
Philadelphia, PA 19148

The happiest day of the year!

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News and Notes

Philly K-8 School Fair Focuses on Access to Different Schools

Oct 31, 2018

This past Saturday, CSFP and our partners at GreatPhillySchools (GPS) teamed up to host the Philly K-8 School Fair. We brought together 1,300 children and family members, 93 diverse schools, and community partners for a day of sharing information at Girard College.   We developed the Philly K-8 School Fair back in 2016 to increase…

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CSFP and PHMC Provide Keystone STARS Training for Parent Ambassadors

Oct 22, 2018

CSFP’s Parent Ambassador (PA) program focuses on building community. As PAs work with school administrators, CSFP families at their schools, and their own personal networks to increase awareness and understanding of our program, they build valuable connections across the Greater Philadelphia community. And a substantial portion of that community is parents with pre-K aged children….

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Partner School Meeting Brings CSFP School Community Together

Oct 22, 2018

Each year, CSFP brings administrators from our network of 170 partner schools together for a Partner School Meeting to network, share best practices, and review CSFP partner school guidelines. This year’s meeting also featured guest speakers on topics relevant to K-8th grade education: Great Philly Schools (GPS) representatives spoke about their rating system, and representatives…

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Press

CSFP on iHeartMedia

Oct 14, 2018

Lorraine Ballard Morrill of iHeartMedia featured CSFP ED Heather Frattone on a recent episode of “Philadelphia Community.” Listen to the interview to learn more about our scholarship process and how families can apply. 

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Jill Horner and Heather Frattone: Philly K-8 School Fair and CSFP Scholarships

Oct 1, 2018

On Comcast Newsmakers, host Jill Horner and CSFP ED Heather Frattone discusssed two opportunities available for Philadelphia families with K-8th grade children. The Philly K-8 School Fair, on October 27, will host over 100 diverse public district, public charter, and private schools at Girard College. The event is designed to help families across the city learn…

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Press

2,000 New K-8th Grade Scholarships Now Available

Sep 28, 2018

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun covers CSFP’s Citywide Application Launch in this article. In total, CSFP will award 2,000 new scholarships for the 2019-2020 school year.  

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CSFP Scholarships in The Courier Express

Sep 28, 2018

CSFP scholarships provide access for children across Philadelphia to safe, quality K-8th grade schools. The Courier Express shares how families can apply to our random lottery for a chance to win a scholarship for the 2019-2020 school year. 

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Citywide Application Launch: Six Different Locations, One Simple Mission

Sep 27, 2018

CSFP officially opened applications to our random scholarship lottery for the 2019-2020 school year on September 22, 2018. The CSFP team and Parent Ambassadors (PAs) traveled to six different recreation centers across the city to meet with Philadelphia families and help them apply to the lottery for 2,000 new scholarships. Hundreds of families joined us…

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Heather Weiss Frattone and PA Selena Brown Discuss 2018 App Launch on NBC10

Sep 11, 2018

Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia (CSFP) Executive Director Heather Weiss Frattone and Parent Ambassador Selena Brown spread the word about CSFP’s scholarships and Citywide Application Launch on NBC10 Philadelphia. Host Rosemary Connors chatted with Selena about the supportive family environment at her daughter’s school, St. Martin de Porres, and asked Heather to highlight important details of this year’s Application Launch.

For more information about our September 22nd Citywide Application Launch, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/311947046227670/

Applications for School Year 2019-2020 scholarships are open from September 22, 2018 through March 1, 2019; our priority deadline is November 15, 2018.  Apply here: https://www.csfphiladelphia.org/scholarships/apply/

 

 

 

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