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Philadelphia Futures
230 South Broad Street
7th Floor
Philadelphia
PA
19102
United States
215-790-1666
Contact Name:
Sara Woods, Executive Director
Program Description:
Philadelphia Futures transforms lives by breaking down the barriers that have historically excluded low-income, first-generation-to-college students from achieving college and career success. The students Philadelphia Futures serves are provided with a comprehensive, time tested array of programs designed to reduce the institutional, academic, social and financial barriers to success in college and in life.
Mission Statement:
Philadelphia Futures provides low-income, first-generation-to-college students with the tools, resources, and opportunities necessary for college and career success.
Objectives:
Philadelphia Futures provides an array of services and resources in furtherance of its mission, including direct service programming and community outreach. Its tow direct service programs - Sponsor-A-Scholar and College Connection - serve students from high school through college completion. The organization transforms lives by breaking down the barriers that have historically excluded our students from achieving college success. Beyond their programs, Philadelphia Futures publishes the annual Step Up to College Guide and offers Outreach Futures initiative, which brings skills expertise, resources and networks to the broader community.
Specialty:
Sponsor a Scholar
Academic Prep:
Yes
College and Postsecondary Planning:
Yes
High School (9-12):
Yes
Weekdays:
Yes
After School:
Yes
Weekends:
Yes
Academic:
Yes
School Attended:
Yes
Income Based:
Yes