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CSFP and Chapman Auto Stores Visit St. Katherine of Siena

Mar 2, 2016

On February 25, CSFP donor Chapman Auto Stores joined staff for a tour of great partner school, St. Katherine of Siena. Visitors were greeted by students and school staff, and were able to witness firsthand the effects of a CSFP scholarship. The Northeast Times photographed the visit.

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CSFP Families Visit the Academy of Natural Sciences

Feb 29, 2016

On February 27 and 28, hundreds of families joined CSFP at the Academy of the Natural Sciences of Drexel University to partake in CSFP’s 11th annual Weekend at the Academy. CSFP families gained access to the museum and special exhibits for a significantly-reduced admission rate, and took part in activities throughout the day. This successful…

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Deadline for Private School Scholarship Applications Is Fast Approaching

Feb 25, 2016

CSFP’s scholarship lottery closes soon. The Jewish Exponent covers our application process and impact on Jewish day schools in the area, in this article. “[CSFP is] a major plus for us, for our families,” said Besie Katz, head of school at Politz Hebrew Academy. “Families for whom sending [their kids] to a Jewish day school is not an option — they struggle and sacrifice for much. It allows them to send children while relieving some of the burden.”

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On Chance and Perseverance: The Lottery is Only the Beginning

Feb 12, 2016

A lot can happen by chance: CSFP scholarships, for example, are distributed by random lottery. Yet the winners of these K-8th grade scholarships (and their families) put in the hard work necessary to succeed at their chosen schools. The hard work and perseverance that our parents and children demonstrate, once given this scholarship opportunity to…

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CSFP Scholarships Highlighted on Insight with Lorraine Ballard-Morrill

Feb 8, 2016

CSFP ED Ina Lipman joined Lorraine Ballard-Morrill for an interview that aired across iHeartMedia stations on February 7. Listen as they discuss scholarship applications, requirements, and the necessity of CSFP’s program.

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CSFP Hosts First-Ever SuperSkate Sunday

Feb 8, 2016

On February 7, CSFP families from across the city visited Dilworth Park’s Rothman Rink for a day full of winter activities as part of CSFP’s SuperSkate Sunday event. One hundred children and their families enjoyed ice skating and hot cocoa. During the event, families also participated in arts & crafts provided by CSFP and science…

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CSFP on NBC 10: Getting Financial Help to Go to School

Feb 2, 2016

Ina Lipman, Executive Director of CSFP, explains what parents and children need to do to apply for a scholarship to help them attend tuition-based schools in our area. Click here to watch.

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Watch Ina Lipman speak on Comcast Newsmakers

Feb 2, 2016

Jill Horner speaks with Ina Lipman, Executive Director of Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia, about 2,000 new scholarship opportunities for K-8 children. Click here to watch the video.

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Listen to Ina Lipman, Executive Director, on 98.1 WOGL

Feb 1, 2016

Hear Ina Lipman, Executive Director, speak about Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia and various topics including CSFP’s successes and the current PA budget situation on 98.1 WOGL. Click here to listen.

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CSFP leaders share best practices, strategies at partner summit

Jan 25, 2016

On January 14 and 15, Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia (CSFP)’s executive staff joined leaders from other Children’s Scholarship Fund National (CSF) partner organizations for a two-day summit. Representatives from over 20 programs shared ideas and experiences in order to help scale educational opportunities and outcomes for low-income children. CSFP ED Ina Lipman served on a…

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