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CSFP Executive Director Discusses the Lasting Impact of Quality Early Education

Jun 29, 2017

Lorraine Ballard Morrill of WDAS 105.3FM interviewed Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia Executive Director, Ina Lipman. The pair discusses the recent Award Ceremony On June 13, 2017, and the lasting impact of quality early education. Listen to the conversation on iHeartRadio and learn more about CSFP’s dedication to helping children from low-income families receive the education they deserve.

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Evie McNiff, Former CSFP Board Chair, Shares Her Insights On Education Reform

Jun 27, 2017

Former CSFP Board Chair and education reformer, Evie McNiff works tirelessly to support education for low-income children. After bringing Children’s Scholarship Fund to Philadelphia and serving CSFP for 17 years, she is stepping down as Board Chair, but Evie McNiff has a lot to say about the state of giving and education in Philadelphia. Read more in The Philadelphia Citizen.

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Perseverance pays off for Philly area student

Jun 17, 2017

CSFP alumna Tatyana Lowry has a lot going for her: she graduated with honors from Cristo Rey High School, earned a full scholarship through Cristo Rey to attend Saint Joseph’s University, and has a goal to work in medicine as either a nurse or doctor. Yet her path was certainly not easy, and at just eighteen years old, Tatyana has some important life lessons to share. Read more in The Philadelphia Tribune.

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My Anti-School Choice Friends Are Hypocrites When It Comes To Educating Black Children

Jun 15, 2017

What does “school choice” really mean? Is it moving to an area with a public school with high test scores? Sending your children to a magnet school? Or supplementing your child’s education with tutors, camps, and extra-curricular activities? Sharif El-Mekki, Principal of Mastery Charter School–Shoemaker Campus, explains his viewpoint on the anti-school choice sentiment expressed by people he says enact choice on a daily basis.

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New CSFP Board Member, Miles Wilson, Shares His Inspiring Story

May 5, 2017

Miles Wilson, CEO of EducationWorks,  and newly appointed CSFP Board Member shares how he persevered through adversity and achieved his dreams. 

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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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