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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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Board member highlight: Betsy Porth

Apr 15, 2019

Long-term organizational friend and supporter Betsy Porth has been a fixture on CSFP’s Board for a number of years. She states that CSFP holds a special place in her heart, and this is reflected in her dedication to our mission. We recently spoke with Betsy about what inspires her work on behalf of Philadelphia children…

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Fourteenth Annual Visit to the Academy of Natural Sciences Brings CSFP Community Together

Mar 22, 2019

On March 16, CSFP families flocked to the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University to see exhibits on dinosaurs, butterflies, natural history, and even Mythic Creatures, as part of our annual visit. Families and volunteers spent the day exploring, questioning, and learning new things together. The importance of immersive learning experiences like those offered…

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CBS Philly Describes the Excitement of March 2019 Lottery Day

Mar 14, 2019

CSFP notified winners of our recent K-8th grade scholarship lottery at a celebration last night. CBS Philly joined us to take part in the excitement.

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New Scholarship Recipients Notified at March 2019 Lottery Day on Action News

Mar 14, 2019

As CSFP Parent Ambassadors, supporters, and volunteers called the families of children recently-selected from our random scholarship lottery, the 6abc team came out to capture the joy and excitement of new scholarships.

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NBC10 Covers CSFP’s Lottery Day

Mar 14, 2019

There is nothing more exciting that telling a family that they have been selected to receive a CSFP scholarship through our random lottery. NBC10 joined CSFP at FS Investments to cover our Lottery Day celebration, when the CSFP community gathers to make the calls that tell families this good news.

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Staff Highlight: Meet CSFP’s SVP of Scholarship and Program Operations, Julie Raiken!

Feb 22, 2019

CSFP’s dedicated staff strives to make quality education financially accessible to children in Philadelphia. Meet one of the people behind the scholarships: SVP of Scholarship and Program Operations, Julie Raiken. Julie has been with CSFP since 2004 and has helped thousands of children access schools that they love. We sat down with Julie to hear…

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CSFP’s Second Annual PreK Forum Brings Panel of Local Experts Together

Feb 19, 2019

CSFP’s PreK initiative focuses on sharing information about quality early childhood education with Philadelphia parents and our partner schools. As part of our PreK initiative, CSFP provides opportunities for our partner schools to learn from area experts in early childhood education. We hosted our second PreK Forum this February.  CSFP assembled a panel of experts…

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Board Member Highlight: Pat Burke

Jan 22, 2019

CSFP is fortunate to partner with a large community who believe in our mission and the power of education to transform lives. One of those people is our Board Chair, Pat Burke. Pat joined the CSFP Board several years ago. Growing up in a large family that struggled financially, Pat chose education as his path…

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The Philadelphia Foundation Awards Leadership Development Grant to CSFP

Dec 21, 2018

We are delighted to announce that The Malinda R. Farrow Fund of the The Philadelphia Foundation (TPF) awarded a generous $20,000 leadership development grant to Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia (CSFP) in November 2018! This competitive grant was awarded in recognition of CSFP’s ongoing efforts to assess and enhance the diverse skills and backgrounds that are best suited to serve CSFP’s mission….

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