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Student Award Ceremony Brings CSFP Community Together

Jun 21, 2018

Over 1,500 families, students, organizational friends, and supporters joined CSFP on Tuesday, June 19, to celebrate our annual Student Award Ceremony. At the event, CSFP welcomed new K-8th grade students to our needs-based scholarship program, and recognized the achievements of current and former scholarship students and several community members. CSFP recognized Mr. Thomas P. Nerney…

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6ABC: CSFP’s Newest Scholarship Recipients and Honorees

Jun 20, 2018

Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia welcomed new scholarship recipients and their families at our annual Student Award Ceremony on June 19th, 2018.  Sponsored by Stradley Ronon, BDP International, The Phillies, The Kimmel Center, A.C. Moore, and Independence Blue Cross, the event honored the achievements of the CSFP community and gave new families the opportunity to meet and…

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National Volunteer Week Spotlight: Lateefah Lucky

Apr 18, 2018

“Volunteering with CSFP has impacted me tremendously. It has opened a network bigger than I could ever imagine. Being a CSFP mom has made me even more confident than ever about making choices when it comes to my child’s future.” April 15-21 is National Volunteer Week, and CSFP is celebrating by highlighting a few of…

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Heather Weiss Frattone: People on the Move

Apr 17, 2018

The Philadelphia Business Journal profiles CSFP’s new Executive Director Heather Weiss Frattone, in this issue of “People on the Move.” 

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The Legal Intelligencer Mentions New ED Heather Weiss Frattone in “People in the News”

Apr 11, 2018

The Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia, a program providing financial access for children from low-income Philadelphia families to attend K-8 tuition-based schools, appointed Heather Weiss Frattone as its new executive director. Frattone joins CSFP from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where she served most recently as associate dean for student and professional engagement. An attorney…

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Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia Appoints Executive Director

Apr 10, 2018

The Jewish Exponent highlights Heather Weiss Frattone, as she steps into her role as CSFP’s ED this month. 

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CSFP Earns Top Marks from Renowned Nonprofit Evaluator

Apr 9, 2018

In April 2018, CSFP received a perfect 100 score from the nation’s leading charity watchdog, Charity Navigator. Just one of two education-based charities to make this list in April, we are incredibly proud of this honor, which recognizes our sustained commitment to fiscal responsibility, good governance, and best practices. Charity Navigator rates thousands of charities…

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CSFP Schools Learn About Keystone STARS and PHL Pre-K

Apr 6, 2018

As a part of our ongoing efforts to provide access to quality education for Philadelphia children, we have been working with several local organizations on an initiative to increase awareness of and access to effective Pre-K programs in Philadelphia. Through a grant funded by the William Penn Foundation, CSFP is working to connect our schools…

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CSFP Parent Ambassadors Quarterly Meeting

Apr 6, 2018

Currently, CSFP enjoys the assistance of 30+ Parent Ambassadors (PAs), who help liaise between CSFP staff, parents, and school communities. The PA program began in 2016 and has been growing ever since. PAs meet quarterly to go over program requirements, check in with staff about parent engagement strategies, and provide professional development to our PAs….

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CSFP Names Heather Weiss Frattone New Executive Director

Apr 3, 2018

CSFP is pleased to announce that it has appointed Heather Weiss Frattone as its new Executive Director. Ms. Frattone starts her new role today, just after CSFP announced that it has awarded another 2,000 new scholarships to K-8 grade children for next school year. Ms. Frattone joins CSFP from the University of Pennsylvania Law School,…

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