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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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Colonial Penn Life Insurance Partners with CSFP

Apr 22, 2016

On April 15, Colonial Penn Life Insurance, a subsidiary of CNO Financial Group, presented a check to CSFP that will provide funding for hundreds of Philadelphia children to attend tuition-based schools.

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Volunteers for Children’s Scholarship Fund Bring Great Joy

Apr 19, 2016

SofterWare employees got the enviable volunteer task of calling families during CSFP’s Lottery Day! Joe Stafford, Evan Doyle, Kathy Piunti and Eleanor Stasio helped called over 2,000 lucky recipients with the happy news: full school scholarships to K-8 students in financial need to a tuition-based school.

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Lottery Day in Action

Apr 19, 2016

CSFP’s annual Lottery Day celebration was last month, but the momentum is still gaining for our new scholarship families as they finalize their paperwork for our awards and settle on a school for their children. We hope you saw our coverage from last month on NBC10, and in the Philadelphia Tribune, which shows new families…

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Tax Credit Bank Opens Soon!

Apr 18, 2016

The Pennsylvania (PA) Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) has $150 million reserved for Educational Tax Credits for FY2016. CSFP recognizes that the state budget impasse this past year presented some unique difficulties for donors and organizations. Please know that CSFP has been working closely with partners in Harrisburg to ensure that the application…

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Colonial Penn To Provide Over 300 K-8th Grade Scholarships To Low-income Philadelphia Children

Apr 15, 2016

CSFP is pleased to announce a new partnership with Colonial Penn Life Insurance Company, a subsidiary of CNO Financial Group, which will bring hundreds of scholarships to Philadelphia K-8th grade students.

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