6abc covers CSFP’s Lottery Day celebration, and speaks with families who recently won our K-8th grade scholarship lottery.
NBC10 Philadelphia helps CSFP surprise families who have won our K-8th grade scholarship lottery.
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.
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
Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia and Great Philly Schools are partnering to host the Philly K-8 School Fair. The free event, which features representatives from over 100 private, charter and district schools in Philadelphia is scheduled for October 7, from 10 AM – 2 PM at St. Joseph’s Preparatory School. Learn more about the school fair…read more
Over 850 parents and children joined CSFP to kick off our application season. NBC10 has the scoop.read more
CSFP release applications for 2,000 new, four-year scholarships on September 20, 2017. Mayor Kenney joined us to kick off application season at the National Constitution Center.read more
Sisters Quibila Divine and Sylvia Simms have been working to bring quality education to Philadelphia children for decades. With experience advocating for children within and outside of the School District of Philadelphia, these sisters have not always received positive press. Yet their parent-forward, boots-on-the-ground approach has brought change to Philadelphia, as detailed in this Education Post article.read more
Two college-bound CSFP alumni received scholarships at the June Student Awards Ceremony. With the help of a CSFP scholarship, Tatyana Lowry and Christopher Driggins attended quality K-8th grade schools, and despite many setbacks, went on to excel in high school and are now preparing to pursue their dreams in college. Both students are shining examples…read more