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Lottery Day on Fox29

Mar 17, 2017

Watch as CSFP staff, donors, volunteers, and current families gather to make calls to the newest winners of our K-8th grade scholarship lottery. 

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Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia earned a perfect score from Charity Navigator

Jan 6, 2017

Julie Zeglen of local social impact news and events group Generocity discusses CSFP’s recent score of 100 from Charity Navigator, highlighting our 91.9% of expenses spent directly on our scholarship program.

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Children’s Scholarship Fund Earns Kudos

Jan 5, 2017

One of just three education-based nonprofits to earn a perfect score from Charity Navigator this past year, CSFP received a 100 on the independent charity evaluator’s metric system. Martha Woodall covers this story on Philly.com and in the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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6ABC Visits New CSFP Family with Good News

Dec 11, 2016

Hundreds of families who just won CSFP’s random K-8th grade lottery received calls on December 8. 6ABC visited a family just after they learned they would receive a K-8th grade scholarship for their children.

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NBC10 Covers CSFP Lottery Day

Dec 10, 2016

As hundreds of parents received calls informing them of their new scholarships, CSFP staff, donors, and volunteers on the other end of the line gathered at the Navy Yard. Watch as we bring #HopeOpportunitySuccess to children for the holidays.

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Scholarship Surprises For Philadelphia Families

Dec 9, 2016

“Yes! Oh my gosh, thank you,” said Naimah Buckner of South Philadelphia, who never dreamed a high quality education for her girls would come true, in one quick phone call…

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Scholarship Surprises For Philadelphia Families

Dec 8, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — “Your family has been selected for a scholarship and we wanted to call and congratulate you,” said a voice on one end of the phone line.

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Local Schools Represented at Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia Citywide School Fair at Girard College

Oct 27, 2016

CSFP’s Citywide K-8th grade school fair brought families together with representatives from district, charter, private, and parochial schools together on October 22. The event provided an opportunity for families to learn about schools and meet with representatives to discuss their children’s futures. Read more on Spirit News.

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Children’s Scholarship Fund Launches Application Season For Low-Income Families

Sep 14, 2016

Applications are now open for a program aimed at helping low-income families in Philadelphia get a jump on paying for tuition-based schools. Angel Arroyo of Kensington works hard every day, trying to make ends meet to send his 3rd grade boy to St. Peter the Apostle School on North Fifth Street in Northern Liberties…

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A Fresh Start- motivation and success from a CSFP alumnus

Aug 24, 2016

“Every­one has dif­fer­ent chal­lenges. No one’s story is ex­actly the same. Cer­tain people deal with dif­fer­ent chal­lenges in dif­fer­ent ways. But where there’s a will, there’s a way ba­sic­ally.” — San­ti­ago Vallejo. Read this inspiring article on our very own CSFP alumnus overcoming obstacles to achieve his dreams.

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