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CSFP Presents at Main Line Chamber of Commerce “Make More, Save More” Event

Jun 4, 2014

On May 8, CSFP Executive Director Ina B. Lipman addressed a crowd of over 100 local business leaders at an event hosted by the Main Line Chamber of Commerce (MLCC). As part of the “Make More, Save More” series, this event focused on corporate strategies to give back to the community by making strategic charitable…

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CSFP Welcomes Regina Canfield to Board of Directors

May 15, 2014

CSFP is delighted to announce that Regina Canfield, Senior Vice President and Director of Client and Community Relations at PNC, has joined our Board of Directors. A longtime supporter of CSFP, Ms. Canfield has served on our Corporate Campaign Committee for several years. Ms. Canfield brings over 20 years of experience in community relations with PNC…

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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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