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6abc Action News Highlights CSFP’s Lottery Day Celebration

Dec 18, 2018

“They won the lottery, but this one had nothing to do with PowerBall or Mega Millions; they won an academic scholarship.” 6abc Action News describes the joy of the 1,700 Philadelphia families who learned of their new CSFP scholarships for the 2019-2020 school year during our December 2018 Lottery Day celebration.

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Continued Coverage of 2018 CSFP Lottery Day from CBS Philly

Dec 18, 2018

Candace Williams, whose daughter Jade is among the 1,700 Philadelphia students selected in our December 2018 random lottery to receive a partial K-8th grade scholarship, told CBS Philly, “They create leaders, and I know that she’s destined to be a great woman one day and so I’m really grateful.”  

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CSFP’s December 2018 Lottery Day Featured on CBS Philly

Dec 18, 2018

On Thursday, December 13th, CSFP staff, volunteers, donors, and host NRG Energy celebrated Lottery Day at Lincoln Financial Field by calling 1,700 Philadelphia families to share some exciting news: their children have been selected to receive partial K-8th grade scholarships for the 2019-2020 school year! CBS Philly captured the joy and surprises live at the…

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Events

Lottery Day at Lincoln Financial Field

Thursday, December 13, 2018

6-8 p.m.

Lincoln Financial Field
1 Lincoln Financial Field Way
Philadelphia, PA 19148

The happiest day of the year!

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News and Notes

Philly K-8 School Fair Focuses on Access to Different Schools

Oct 31, 2018

This past Saturday, CSFP and our partners at GreatPhillySchools (GPS) teamed up to host the Philly K-8 School Fair. We brought together 1,300 children and family members, 93 diverse schools, and community partners for a day of sharing information at Girard College.   We developed the Philly K-8 School Fair back in 2016 to increase…

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News and Notes

CSFP and PHMC Provide Keystone STARS Training for Parent Ambassadors

Oct 22, 2018

CSFP’s Parent Ambassador (PA) program focuses on building community. As PAs work with school administrators, CSFP families at their schools, and their own personal networks to increase awareness and understanding of our program, they build valuable connections across the Greater Philadelphia community. And a substantial portion of that community is parents with pre-K aged children….

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News and Notes

Partner School Meeting Brings CSFP School Community Together

Oct 22, 2018

Each year, CSFP brings administrators from our network of 170 partner schools together for a Partner School Meeting to network, share best practices, and review CSFP partner school guidelines. This year’s meeting also featured guest speakers on topics relevant to K-8th grade education: Great Philly Schools (GPS) representatives spoke about their rating system, and representatives…

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CSFP on iHeartMedia

Oct 14, 2018

Lorraine Ballard Morrill of iHeartMedia featured CSFP ED Heather Frattone on a recent episode of “Philadelphia Community.” Listen to the interview to learn more about our scholarship process and how families can apply. 

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Jill Horner and Heather Frattone: Philly K-8 School Fair and CSFP Scholarships

Oct 1, 2018

On Comcast Newsmakers, host Jill Horner and CSFP ED Heather Frattone discusssed two opportunities available for Philadelphia families with K-8th grade children. The Philly K-8 School Fair, on October 27, will host over 100 diverse public district, public charter, and private schools at Girard College. The event is designed to help families across the city learn…

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2,000 New K-8th Grade Scholarships Now Available

Sep 28, 2018

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun covers CSFP’s Citywide Application Launch in this article. In total, CSFP will award 2,000 new scholarships for the 2019-2020 school year.  

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