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:

Yesterday some of our staff took Step Up to College Guides and #EllisTrust materials to share at the Cecil B. Moore library's Pre-Juneteenth event. In addition to resources and educational materials, local community members shared their talents in dance, music & more. #Juneteenth

Today is the final day of our "Phutures Auction"!
 Don't miss out on the last chance to bid on your favorite items (pictured here).
Visit https://t.co/RHzDeiYsxE to view all of the available packages and to place your bid or make a donation today.

Yesterday we worked with #SteppingstoneScholars to pack welcome kits for our virtual High School Prep program this summer. Our organizations will be partnering over the next 7 weeks to support about 100 9th graders as they get ready for fall. #ThankfulThursday #PFProud

Bid on some incredible packages like a
@PhillyRun consultation, a family fun package including @FUNatDW tickets, food/drinks from classic Philly favorites like @Wawa and @PatsSteaks, or a stay at @RitzCarlton hotel!
Visit https://t.co/RHzDejg3pc before this Friday!

We are grateful to the many members of the #PhillyFutures community who have watched our Graduation video and donated to our students' college dreams. #GratiTuesday
Learn more about our virtual celebration here: https://t.co/XCNEZxqQSJ 
Make a donation: https://t.co/Ib3jQuvMXH

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