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

We couldn’t do this without your support.
Give the gift of education.

The path to success starts here.

Sponsor-A-Scholar »

Grades 9 – 12

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

College Connection »

Grades 11-12

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

Resources & Tools »

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.”


Your time and talent can make a real difference.

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Mentor one student. Change two lives.

Upcoming Events

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During a year of unprecedented and challenging times, we remain so #thankful to the #PhillyFutures community for their continued support.

This holiday season, support our students on their journeys to college and career success:

#happythanksgiving https://t.co/CnBZdO6pVn

SAVE THE DATES! Our Annual Conference will be taking place over the course of four days, January 11th to January 14th.

✅ There will be several virtual sessions and workshops
✅ The theme is “Forward to Your Future”
✅ Registration link and more info coming soon!

REMINDER: Grab-and-go meal distribution for this week will take place on Wednesday, November 25 from 9am-2pm. Find your nearest school food site here: https://t.co/2DvEtu3DH6

Today's #FuturesFridayFeature post goes to the newest member of our #PhillyFutures team, Michelle! Michelle serves as the new Outreach and Engagement Assistant and is a recent graduate of @FandMCollege.


👨🏽‍🎓👩🏿‍🎓👨‍🎓 Celebrate @PhillyFutures & their 2020 #GSKimpact Award!
They make a difference by providing low-income students with the financial resources necessary to support their academic goals in high school.
Meet our winners:


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