of our scholars are admitted into at least one college or university


high school and college students are assisted every year


of our Sponsor-A-Scholar students graduated high school

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Grades 9 – 12

This program provides students with financial assistance and one-to-one mentorship, starting in high school and continuing through college.

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Grades 11-12

This program guides students during the college admissions process to help them find the perfect fit.

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All grades

Our ‘Step Up to College’ publication, scholarship listings and additional tools are available to all students.

Get to know our students.

Melvin: Class of 1996

“College and where I would end up in life was something I seldom considered until I became part of Philadelphia Futures.”

John: Class of 2005

“My mentor taught me a lot about humility and focusing on others. Now that I am a mentor, I hope that I am able to provide the same support and prospective to my mentee.”

Jodi: Class of 2007

“I am proud of my decision to go to Rosemont College and where it has taken me.”


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In recognition of the accomplishments of our 151 Class of 2019 graduates, the Philadelphia Futures Board of Directors agreed to match all new and increased contributions 1:1 between now and June 30, up to $50,000.

Read more about our graduates: https://t.co/AZvjIC4nJK.

It’s day four of the College Admissions Marathon and our scholars spent their day at @haverfordedu in writing workshops with the writing experts and coaches. Tomorrow they will finalize their drafts of the personal statement. #PFMarathon2019

“Before Philadelphia Futures, I wasn’t sure if I was going to college. After Philadelphia Futures, I realized going to college is a must. From then on, Philadelphia Futures helped me every step of the way.”

Read the @PSNotebook article by clicking here: .

Philadelphia Futures celebrates 30 years of helping students get to and through college | The notebook

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