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.

See what we're up to:

Today we honor Dr. MLK Jr. and his fight for a just & equitable world. 1 in 3 young people grow up without a mentor. Join us with @MENTORnational and learn how you can help close that mentoring gap.

Become a #PFMentor: https://t.co/H0UlKH0YBX

#MLKDay #MentorMonday

Today's #FuturesFridayFeature goes to a 12th grade CC scholar!

Working in local politics, he is a Legislative Aide for a Phila City Councilmember & Director of Policy and Research at @urbedadvocates. He plans to study Poli Sci & Philosophy and then head to law school.


Thank you to everyone who joined us this week for the 2022 Virtual Annual Conference!

Join us at 6:30pm TONIGHT for a livestream of a closing video which will include our year in review and student awards:


Many thanks to all who made yesterday’s family session possible. Parents & #PhillyFutures alumni shared testimonies about their appreciation of PF. #ThankfulThursday

Conference ‘22 wraps up tonight with Student Awards via Youtube Livestream @ 6:30pm here: https://t.co/3rVmHsHACQ

Yesterday was our 1st student & alumni session, "Forward to Your Future: Transforming PF Programming", about our anti-racist commitment for student programming.

Conference 2022 continues with our second student session & our family session this evening.


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