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CSFP and GPS will host the Philly K-8 School Fair on October 27th

Aug 29, 2018

Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia and GreatPhillySchools are teaming up again to host the 3rd-annual Philly K-8 School Fair on Saturday, October 27, from 10am-1pm at Girard College. This cross-sector School Fair will showcase public district, public charter, and private elementary and middle schools in the Philadelphia area. Over 100 schools will table the event, in addition to representatives from…

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Events

Citywide Application Launch opens CSFP scholarship lottery on September 22nd

Aug 28, 2018

Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia is thrilled to announce that applications to our random lottery for K-8th grade scholarships for the 2019-2020 school year will open on Saturday, September 22, 2018!   To kick off application season, we invite you to join us at our Citywide Application Launch. To spread the word about our need-based, K-8th…

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News and Notes

CSFP Focuses on Outreach and Access with Two Fall Events

Aug 24, 2018

Throughout the fall, CSFP will spend time in communities throughout the city providing resources and support to help families make the best decision about their children’s K-8th grade education. We will host two important events: Citywide Application Launch September 22nd, 11AM-2PM CSFP will host a citywide event to celebrate the opening of our random lottery*…

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News and Notes

CSFP Trains 53 Parent Ambassadors for this School Year

Aug 13, 2018

Now in our third year of the Parent Ambassador (PA) program, CSFP will work with 53 parents of children in our program to build community this school year. PAs help CSFP spread the word about our scholarships, liaise with school administrators, and work to ensure that CSFP families get the most out of their scholarships….

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News and Notes

CSFP Families Take a Trip to the Adventure Aquarium

Aug 10, 2018

More than 400 CSFP students and family members joined CSFP for our annual trip to the Adventure Aquarium in Camden on August 1. CSFP scholarship recipients and their families learned about sharks, hippos, and other marine life at this one-day event, made possible through CSFP’s partnership with local cultural access program, Art-Reach. CSFP provides trips…

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News and Notes

CSFP Students Continue Learning Through the Summer

Aug 1, 2018

In July, 27 CSFP students, entering 8th and 9th grades, joined CSFP and local teachers at the Honickman Learning Center for a summer tutorial focusing on math, writing, and computer programming. This six-session tutorial featured individualized instruction, small group projects, and independent learning activities focused on the three core subject areas. CSFP began this summertime…

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News and Notes

Meet Liz, Young Friends of CSFP Member

Jul 17, 2018

CSFP has the pleasure of working with some amazing people across Philadelphia and the surrounding region. Our Young Friends group brings together a diverse group of young professionals with one goal in mind: increasing access to quality education for Philadelphia children. We caught up with one of our young friends, Liz Moyer, to ger her…

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Press

CSFP Student Highlighted in The Jewish Exponent

Jul 6, 2018

The Jewish Exponent covered CSFP’s annual Student Award Ceremony, and highlighted CSFP 4th-grader Brocha.

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Two CSFP Alumni Highlighted in The Northeast Times

Jun 30, 2018

CSFP alumni Patrick and Peter both won high school senior awards at our annual Student Award Ceremony this past year. Both young men are headed off to college this fall. The Northeast Times caught up with them just after the ceremony.

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The Philadelphia Tribune Describes Highlights from CSFP’s 2018 Student Award Ceremony

Jun 23, 2018

The Philadelphia Tribune describes highlights from CSFP’s 2018 Student Awards Ceremony, including the personal journey of CSFP alumnus Sahir, who will attend Temple University in the fall.  Read the full article here.

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