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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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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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