CHILDREN’S SCHOLARSHIP FUND ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO THE ORGANIZATION’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Jan 13, 2023

CSFP will have a new Board Chair and Vice-Chair PHILADELPHIA – Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia has selected a new Chair and Vice-Chair for the organization’s Board of Directors. Margaret Dinneny (Chief People Officer, Wawa) will serve as CSFP’s new Board Chair and Jeremy Ben-Zev (Market President, Truist Bank) will serve as the new Vice-Chair. CSFP’s…

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Events

THOUSANDS OF STUDENTS RECEIVED K-8TH GRADE SCHOLARSHIPS THROUGH CHILDREN’S SCHOLARSHIP FUND PHILADELPHIA

Dec 15, 2022

Philadelphia families were surprised with the exciting news during the non-profit’s annual Lottery Day celebration at Philadelphia Insurance Companies PHILADELPHIA – This week, Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia (CSFP) surprised thousands of families across the City with the news that their children will receive scholarships for the 2023-2024 school year. Volunteers and staff from CSFP and…

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CHILDREN’S SCHOLARSHIP FUND PHILADELPHIA PRESIDENT AND CEO APPOINTED TO SHAPIRO-DAVIS TRANSITION ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Dec 7, 2022

Keisha Jordan to serve on the Education/Workforce Transition Advisory Committee PHILADELPHIA – Keisha Jordan, President and CEO of Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia (CSFP) has been invited to join the Education/Workforce Transition Advisory Committee for Governor-Elect Josh Shapiro and Lieutenant Governor-Elect Austin Davis. The committee is tasked with advising the incoming Administration on critical education issues…

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News and Notes

A Historic First: Both Parties Agree that Parental Choice in Education is Fundamental Pivotal Moment for Parental Choice in Education in Pennsylvania

Nov 1, 2022

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Josh Shapiro’s recently announced support for parental choice in education, together with Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano’s previously announced support of education funding following the child, is a historic first for Pennsylvania. Just this month, Shapiro told a gathering of supporters that, if elected, he would support the Lifeline Scholarships program pending…

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Breaking Barriers

K-8TH GRADE SCHOLARSHIPS NOW AVAILABLE THROUGH CHILDREN’S SCHOLARSHIP FUND PHILADELPHIA FOR 2023-2024 SCHOOL YEAR

Sep 28, 2022

For the first time, the scholarships will support every student through 8th grade Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia (CSFP) opened its 2023 – 2024 application season with several major changes that will benefit Philadelphia families. New this year, the program includes a minimum scholarship award which will increase the dollar amount provided to most families, updated…

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News and Notes

A nonprofit must have community seats on its board. Here’s how

Sep 8, 2022

If you’d like to add community members to your board, here’s a playbook from one nonprofit that just did it. Here’s a radical idea for nonprofit leaders that shouldn’t be so radical: Elect members of the community you serve to your Board of Directors. For all the expertise we expect out of nonprofit boards, like…

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News and Notes

2022-2023 PA BUDGET EXPANDS FUNDING FOR SCHOLARSHIPS FOR PHILLY KIDS

Jul 14, 2022

On Friday, July 8, 2022, Governor Wolf signed PA’s 2022-2023 fiscal budget, which includes a $125 million increase to the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC), Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC), and similar programs—the biggest ever in the initiative’s history. This includes:   An $88 million increase for EITC K-12 Scholarships (from $175 million to $263 million)…

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Events

CHILDREN’S SCHOLARSHIP FUND PHILADELPHIA’S 2022 LEGACY GALA CELEBRATED 20 YEARS OF HOPE, OPPORTUNITY, AND SUCCESS

Jun 16, 2022

PHILADELPHIA – Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia (CSFP), an organization providing scholarships for children from under-resourced Philadelphia families to attend K-8th grade tuition-based schools, celebrated its 20th anniversary on Monday at the 2022 Legacy Gala. The event took place at the Mann Center for Performing Arts and honored two decades of hope, opportunity, and success through…

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Press

CSFP surprises Philadelphia families with early news of scholarships

Dec 8, 2021

On Monday, December 6, Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia surprised two Philly families with the news that they have been selected in our random lottery to receive scholarships for next school year. We are thrilled to welcome students Noah, Chloe, Navy and Nash, as well as their families, into our program. This was a sneak peak…

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News and Notes

CSFP Will Award More Scholarships Than Ever for the 2022-2023 School Year

Sep 15, 2021

2,500 K-8TH GRADE SCHOLARSHIPS NOW AVAILABLE THROUGH CHILDREN’S SCHOLARSHIP FUND PHILADELPHIA FOR 2022 – 2023 SCHOOL YEAR Applications are open through March 1 with a priority deadline of November 15 PHILADELPHIA- Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia (CSFP) announced the opening of its 2022 – 2023 application season during a virtual celebration on Tuesday, September 14. This…

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