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CSFP at the DNC

Jul 27, 2016

CSFP is proud of our alumni. They go on to graduate high school at a 96% rate, attend college, and contribute to their communities. One such example is Raushaun Williams, who addressed a crowd of Pennsylvania lawmakers during a Democratic National Convention event hosted by CSFP partner, the American Federation for Children. Raushaun attended Our…

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State Budget Passes, Supports Increase in Tax Credits

Jul 20, 2016

Earlier this month, Pennsylvania lawmakers passed a state budget that increases support for education. The new state budget includes an additional $25 million in tax credits through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program. The EITC program is broadly supported and the increase was overwhelmingly passed both legislative houses. Since the inception of the PA…

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Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia helps 10,000 families

Jul 5, 2016

“…too often we turn our backs and become immune to what it really means to families that don’t have the economic means to do anything differently than send their kids to a failed neighborhood school.” Read the interview between Evan Grossman, Philadelphia-based education reporter for Watchdog.org, and Ina Lipman, Executive Director of CSFP, as they discuss the impact and program of Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia.

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Aid and Awards For Students

Jun 27, 2016

On June 23rd, CSFP celebrated the successful conclusion of their $50million Campaign for 10,000 Children by awarding 2,000 new scholarships to low-income K-8th grade students in Philadelphia. Joining CSFP at the Kimmel Center were more than 1,500 CSFP families, supporters, volunteers, and friends including special guests Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell and CEO of Wawa, Chris Gheysens. Santiago Vallejo, CSFP alumnus, spoke of his experience as a CSFP scholarship winner.

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CBS Philly Video: CSFP Celebrates Milestone with 10,000 Scholarships

Jun 27, 2016

Watch coverage from CSFP’s Annual Student Awards Ceremony as they mark the successful conclusion of their Campaign for 10,000 Children with the newest 2,000 scholarship award winners.

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6abc Video: CSFP Awards 2,000 Children with New Scholarships at Student Awards Ceremony

Jun 27, 2016

Watch as CSFP awards 2,000 Philadelphia students with scholarships to attend a tuition-based school. CSFP’s Student Awards Ceremony at the Kimmel Center on June 23rd, marked the successful conclusion to CSFP’s $50million Campaign for 10,000 Children.

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Annual Student Awards Ceremony Celebrates Campaign for 10,000 Children’s Successful Conclusion

Jun 27, 2016

In a heartwarming ceremony on June 23, Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia (CSFP) welcomed the 2,000 newest scholarship recipients to our program, and celebrated the accomplishments of our current and former students. Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell, CEO of Wawa Chris Gheysens, and many of CSFP’s committed donors, joined students onstage to share in the excitement….

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Uber, PSPCA bring puppies to businesses

May 21, 2016

Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia staff get a nice break to play with puppies from Uber and the PSPCA!

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CSFP on Around the Corner with Generocity

May 16, 2016

CSFP ED Ina Lipman sat down to talk with Generocity.org’s Community Director, Mo Manklang, about our scholarship program and the thousands of children we serve.

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Redirect Taxes to Invest in Our Community’s Future

May 5, 2016

Interested in making a difference in Philadelphia? CSFP Vice President, Development, Nicole G. Tell, Esq., breaks down the nitty gritty of two corporate tax credit programs: EITC and OSTC, in the Spring issue of The Philadelphia Lawyer. Learn how your business can make a highly-leveraged gift, and change the future of our city.

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