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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See what we're up to:

Today's #MentorMonday features two SAS #Classof2022 scholars and their mentor out and about around Reading Terminal Market for good food, company, and conversation earlier this month. We love to see it! Learn more about PF mentors by visiting: https://t.co/0rTIisl6wm

It's #WhyApply day with @american_cac!

#PhillyFutures is participating in this awesome campaign to share the many reasons why you should or did apply to college!🎓

Join us today by sharing your reasons in the comments, or tag us in your own #WhyApply post.
#PFProud #WhyApply

The 32nd edition of the @StepUptoCollege Guide is now live!🎉We also have print copies available for pickup: https://t.co/bWh3fyvLse. Visit our website to view the Guide and for more SUTC resources here: https://t.co/F9R6JsXmpp
#ForwardtoYourFuture #SUTCG

Save the date! Next month we will be partnering with @KendraScott for a three day shopping event! 20% of proceeds will go to #phillyfutures when the promo code is used at checkout! Not a shopper? You can always support us by donating through our website: https://t.co/MF5jZBY4Ur

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