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CSFP and the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Announce Partnership to Scale Local Tax Credit Utilization

Apr 29, 2014

On May 15, CSFP and the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) announced a year-long partnership to scale local utilization of the Pennsylvania Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC) program. Area business leaders joined representatives from CSFP and the GPCC for the announcement. Grant Thornton Philadelphia Office Managing Partner John Stine explained the tax credits, and…

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CSFP Hosts 12th Annual Lottery Day Celebration: A Record Number of Donors, Friends and Parents Celebrate 2,000 New Scholarship Recipients

Mar 21, 2014

A record number of CSFP friends, supporters, and parents of current scholarship recipients gathered to celebrate CSFP’s 2,000 new scholarship winners on Thursday, March 13th. CSFP selected these scholarship recipients through a random lottery, and their awards will begin this fall. At CSFP’s Lottery Day Celebration, generously hosted by Grant Thornton, LLP, guests made phone…

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CSFP’s Annual Weekend at the Academy of Natural of Sciences of Drexel University Draws Over 1,000 Participants

Mar 4, 2014

On March 1st and 2nd, CSFP hosted its ninth annual family weekend at The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. CSFP students and their families attended The Academy at a greatly discounted ticket price, and enjoyed special exhibits, such as Dinosaurs Unearthed and Butterflies. Over 1,000 participants joined CSFP at The Academy for this…

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Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia Featured in Maverick Capital Foundation Annual Report

Feb 7, 2014

Longtime CSFP friend and supporter Maverick Capital Foundation recently published its Annual Report, and highlighted one of CSFP’s scholarship families. With the help of the Maverick Foundation, the Chang family received CSFP scholarships for several children. The Chang children received a strong K-8th grade education and succeeded: son Moran was valedictorian of his high school…

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Local Nonprofit Offers Day School Scholarships

Feb 5, 2014

“If it weren’t for financial assistance from Politz Hebrew Academy in the Northeast, where his children attend, and from the Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia, Bell said he would be out looking for a third source of income.”

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Annual “Principal’s Meeting” Brought Philadelphia-area School Administrators Together to Learn about CSFP’s Scholarship Program

Jan 9, 2014

Administrators from CSFP’s network of tuition-based schools braved the cold on Tuesday, January 9th to attend the annual “Principal’s Meeting” held this year at Saint Martin of Tours School.   At the afternoon event, CSFP Program staff spoke about essential scholarship information, emphasizing school policy updates and eligibility requirements for the 2014 – 2015 school…

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The Maguire Foundation, in Partnership with CSFP and Independence Mission Schools, Addressed the Youngest Maguire Scholars about Unique Scholarship Program

Dec 10, 2013

On December 9, representatives from CSFP and IMS joined Mr. James and Mrs. Frances Maguire, founders of the Maguire Foundation, to address the youngest group of Maguire Scholars and their families. The evening focused on the Maguire Scholars Program and the wide-ranging educational opportunities the Maguire Foundation provides. Current CSFP scholarship recipients in attendance, all…

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Young Friends of Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia Raises Over $5,000 for Scholarship Support

Dec 3, 2013

Young Friends of Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia turns #GivingTuesday into the transformative gift of quality education.   Young Friends of Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia raises $5,580 at local holiday fundraiser and donates funds to Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia on #GivingTuesday to support one four-year scholarship for a child from a low-income Philadelphia family.   Please…

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