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Talking school choice, not politics, at the DNC

Jul 28, 2016

School choice advocates gathered this week at the Democratic National Convention to discuss the importance of choice for low-income children. “Let’s face it: Choice actually exists in America. … It exists for families who can afford to live anywhere,” he said. At another point, he added: “There’s no reason, none, every child should not have access to a quality education.” said Jalen Rose, former NBA star and current ESPN Analyst.

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Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia helps 10,000 families

Jul 5, 2016

“…too often we turn our backs and become immune to what it really means to families that don’t have the economic means to do anything differently than send their kids to a failed neighborhood school.” Read the interview between Evan Grossman, Philadelphia-based education reporter for Watchdog.org, and Ina Lipman, Executive Director of CSFP, as they discuss the impact and program of Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia.

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Aid and Awards For Students

Jun 27, 2016

On June 23rd, CSFP celebrated the successful conclusion of their $50million Campaign for 10,000 Children by awarding 2,000 new scholarships to low-income K-8th grade students in Philadelphia. Joining CSFP at the Kimmel Center were more than 1,500 CSFP families, supporters, volunteers, and friends including special guests Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell and CEO of Wawa, Chris Gheysens. Santiago Vallejo, CSFP alumnus, spoke of his experience as a CSFP scholarship winner.

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CBS Philly Video: CSFP Celebrates Milestone with 10,000 Scholarships

Jun 27, 2016

Watch coverage from CSFP’s Annual Student Awards Ceremony as they mark the successful conclusion of their Campaign for 10,000 Children with the newest 2,000 scholarship award winners.

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6abc Video: CSFP Awards 2,000 Children with New Scholarships at Student Awards Ceremony

Jun 27, 2016

Watch as CSFP awards 2,000 Philadelphia students with scholarships to attend a tuition-based school. CSFP’s Student Awards Ceremony at the Kimmel Center on June 23rd, marked the successful conclusion to CSFP’s $50million Campaign for 10,000 Children.

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Uber, PSPCA bring puppies to businesses

May 21, 2016

Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia staff get a nice break to play with puppies from Uber and the PSPCA!

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CSFP on Around the Corner with Generocity

May 16, 2016

CSFP ED Ina Lipman sat down to talk with Generocity.org’s Community Director, Mo Manklang, about our scholarship program and the thousands of children we serve.

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Redirect Taxes to Invest in Our Community’s Future

May 5, 2016

Interested in making a difference in Philadelphia? CSFP Vice President, Development, Nicole G. Tell, Esq., breaks down the nitty gritty of two corporate tax credit programs: EITC and OSTC, in the Spring issue of The Philadelphia Lawyer. Learn how your business can make a highly-leveraged gift, and change the future of our city.

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Colonial Penn Life Insurance Partners with CSFP

Apr 22, 2016

On April 15, Colonial Penn Life Insurance, a subsidiary of CNO Financial Group, presented a check to CSFP that will provide funding for hundreds of Philadelphia children to attend tuition-based schools.

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Volunteers for Children’s Scholarship Fund Bring Great Joy

Apr 19, 2016

SofterWare employees got the enviable volunteer task of calling families during CSFP’s Lottery Day! Joe Stafford, Evan Doyle, Kathy Piunti and Eleanor Stasio helped called over 2,000 lucky recipients with the happy news: full school scholarships to K-8 students in financial need to a tuition-based school.

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