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NBC10 Covers CSFP’s March 1 Scholarship Application Deadline

Jan 26, 2018

March 1 is the final deadline to apply for a chance to win a needs-based, K-8th grade scholarship to use in the 2018-2019 school year from Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia. Erin Coleman of NBC10 discusses the deadline with CSFP ED Ina Lipman and CSFP parent Jose Santiago.

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CSFP’S New Parent Forum Welcomes New Scholarship Families

Jan 8, 2018

The first CSFP New Parent Forum and Registration Clinic for the 2018-2019 school year was held on Saturday, January 6th at Honickman Learning Center. More than 100 new scholarship recipients and their families attended the event, during which they received one-on-one registration assistance and an informational presentation about private school registration, requirements, deadlines, and additional…

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A surprising holiday celebration

Dec 11, 2017

On December 7, CSFP staff, donors, and volunteers gathered to call the new winners of CSFP’s scholarship lottery at a special holiday celebration hosted by FS Investments. The event marked the conclusion of CSFP’s priority lottery, through which CSFP randomly selected over 1,500 low-income Philadelphia families who applied to our K-8th grade scholarship program. All…

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Scholarship Lottery Winners Announced

Dec 8, 2017

NBC10 Philadelphia helps CSFP surprise families who have won our K-8th grade scholarship lottery.

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Families win school scholarships for their kids

Dec 8, 2017

6abc covers CSFP’s Lottery Day celebration, and speaks with families who recently won our K-8th grade scholarship lottery.

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Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia surprises 2,000 families with tuition

Dec 8, 2017

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.

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Fund’s Executive Director to Step Down

Nov 4, 2017

For more coverage on Ina Lipman’s departure from CSFP after 16 years of leadership, check out this article from The Philadelphia Tribune.   

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ED Ina Lipman Weighs In on Planned SRC Demise

Nov 3, 2017

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.

 

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Partner School Principals Gather for Annual Meeting

Nov 3, 2017

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…

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Events

Lottery Day

Thursday, December 7, 2017

5:30-7:30PM

FS Investments
201 Rouse Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA

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…

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