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CBS Philly Describes the Excitement of March 2019 Lottery Day

Mar 14, 2019

CSFP notified winners of our recent K-8th grade scholarship lottery at a celebration last night. CBS Philly joined us to take part in the excitement.

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New Scholarship Recipients Notified at March 2019 Lottery Day on Action News

Mar 14, 2019

As CSFP Parent Ambassadors, supporters, and volunteers called the families of children recently-selected from our random scholarship lottery, the 6abc team came out to capture the joy and excitement of new scholarships.

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NBC10 Covers CSFP’s Lottery Day

Mar 14, 2019

There is nothing more exciting that telling a family that they have been selected to receive a CSFP scholarship through our random lottery. NBC10 joined CSFP at FS Investments to cover our Lottery Day celebration, when the CSFP community gathers to make the calls that tell families this good news.

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Staff Highlight: Meet CSFP’s SVP of Scholarship and Program Operations, Julie Raiken!

Feb 22, 2019

CSFP’s dedicated staff strives to make quality education financially accessible to children in Philadelphia. Meet one of the people behind the scholarships: SVP of Scholarship and Program Operations, Julie Raiken. Julie has been with CSFP since 2004 and has helped thousands of children access schools that they love. We sat down with Julie to hear…

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CSFP’s Second Annual PreK Forum Brings Panel of Local Experts Together

Feb 19, 2019

CSFP’s PreK initiative focuses on sharing information about quality early childhood education with Philadelphia parents and our partner schools. As part of our PreK initiative, CSFP provides opportunities for our partner schools to learn from area experts in early childhood education. We hosted our second PreK Forum this February.  CSFP assembled a panel of experts…

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Board Member Highlight: Pat Burke

Jan 22, 2019

CSFP is fortunate to partner with a large community who believe in our mission and the power of education to transform lives. One of those people is our Board Chair, Pat Burke. Pat joined the CSFP Board several years ago. Growing up in a large family that struggled financially, Pat chose education as his path…

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The Philadelphia Foundation Awards Leadership Development Grant to CSFP

Dec 21, 2018

We are delighted to announce that The Malinda R. Farrow Fund of the The Philadelphia Foundation (TPF) awarded a generous $20,000 leadership development grant to Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia (CSFP) in November 2018! This competitive grant was awarded in recognition of CSFP’s ongoing efforts to assess and enhance the diverse skills and backgrounds that are best suited to serve CSFP’s mission….

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The Call of a Lifetime for Philadelphia Families

Dec 19, 2018

On December 13, Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia (CSFP) staff, donors, parents, and volunteers gathered to personally call the families of the children recently selected through our priority lottery for K-8th grade scholarships. Our friends at NRG hosted this year’s Lottery Day celebration at Lincoln Financial Field. Football legends Jason Avant and Harold Carmichael joined in…

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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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