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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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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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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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CSFP Distributes over $1 Million in Tuition Aid to K-8th Grade Students in Need

Mar 3, 2021

CHILDREN’S SCHOLARSHIP FUND PHILADELPHIA DISTRIBUTES OVER $1 MILLION IN TUITION AID TO K-8TH GRADE STUDENTS IN NEED The education nonprofit’s COVID-19 Emergency Tuition Fund distributed more than 1,500 grants 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, today announced…

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CSFP Volunteers Surprise Philly Families with News of Scholarships for 2021-2022

Dec 21, 2020

PHILADELPHIA – Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia (CSFP) hosted its annual Lottery Day celebration on Tuesday, surprising hundreds of Philadelphia families with the news that their children were selected to receive four-year, partial K-8th grade scholarships. For the first time, Lottery Day was hosted virtually and included remarks from Keisha Jordan, CSFP Executive Director; Patrick Burke,…

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Endless Pools Donation to CSFP Announced at Norwood-Fontbonne Academy

Oct 28, 2020

$12,500 DONATION FROM ENDLESS POOLS WILL FUND NEW K-8TH GRADE SCHOLARSHIPS THROUGH CHILDREN’S SCHOLARSHIP FUND PHILADELPHIA PHILADELPHIA- Endless Pools, an Aston-based aquatic fitness innovator for over three decades, today announced a donation of $12,500 to Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia (CSFP) to support K-8 scholarships for students from Philadelphia to attend tuition-based schools in the area….

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CSFP’s K-8th Grade Scholarship Application Now Open for 2021-2022

Sep 29, 2020

Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia (CSFP) announced the opening of its 2021-2022 application season during a virtual celebration on Tuesday, September 22. Applications for 2,000 need-based, four-year K-8th grade scholarships for Philadelphia families will be open through March 1 with a priority deadline of November 15 and are available at www.csfphiladelphia.org.  CSFP hosted a virtual Spotlight Celebration and Application Kickoff program to honor its 8th grade graduates from the Class of 2020, highlight student awardees,…

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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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