6abc covers CSFP’s Lottery Day celebration, and speaks with families who recently won our K-8th grade scholarship lottery.
Shawnette Wilson of Fox29 attends Lottery Day with CSFP and meets families who have just won four-year, partial scholarships to K-8th grade schools.
For more coverage on Ina Lipman’s departure from CSFP after 16 years of leadership, check out this article from The Philadelphia Tribune.read more
Philadelphia’s School Reform Commission will vote in November to dissolve itself and return governing authority to the School District of Philadelphia. What does this mean for Philadelphia’s students? CSFP’s Executive Director Ina Lipman praises the decision in this article from Generocity.
Did you know that CSFP works with 170 schools to increase access to quality education for Philadelphia children? Our schools are as diverse as the population we serve, and the concentration of each school is different. From secular to independent, parochial to Montessori, there is an option for all families within CSFP’s network of partner…read more
Thursday, December 7, 2017
201 Rouse Boulevard
CSFP staff, volunteers, and friends will call the winners of our November 15th priority deadline random lottery at Lottery Day. Callers will share the great news with families of their opportunity to receive partial scholarships (for up to 3 kids in their family)! CSFP scholarships make quality K-8th grade education within reach. It’s the most…read more
It is with bittersweet feelings that we announce that Ina Lipman will be stepping down as Executive Director after 16 phenomenal years with CSFP! “I had gotten the organization to the place that I more than envisioned, and we’re at the point where we know what our next steps are going to be and not just…read more
Dinner, drinks, an engaging conversation with Michael Smerconish and Eva Moskowitz, and a Zoltar machine to deliver fortunes. All these elements magically came together at CSFP’s Crystal Ball this past Saturday. Together with our guest speakers, Mayor Kenney, and a crowd of over 400 wonderful supporters, we raised over $3 million for CSFP’s scholarship program…read more
On Saturday, October 7th, CSFP and GreatPhillySchools (GPS) hosted the Philly K-8 School Fair, an inclusive event that brought over 100 diverse schools together at St. Joseph’s Preparatory School. Over 1,500 children and families attended the fair, and were able to meet one-on-one with officials from public charter, district, and private schools. The free event…read more
The William Penn Foundation awarded CSFP with a $491,150 grant to help Parent Ambassadors (PAs) improve pre-K centers in Philadelphia. The funding will go towards training PAs to educate local pre-K centers about quality improvements through the Keystone STARS program. PAs will also teach parents in their school communities about the importance of quality early…read more