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.
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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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See what we're up to:

This week, #PhillyFutures was selected as a 2022 @ALDIANews Leader in STEM honoree.

As a new merged organization with #SteppingstoneScholars, we look forward to continuing to focus on our shared mission in creating opportunities in #STEM programming. 


These eight organizations will be honored for their contributions in helping add more diversity to the #STEM fields: @PECOconnect @comcast @girls_inc @codedbykids @SHPE @GSK @PhillyFutures @MathCorps1

In honor of John Thompson, @Georgetown's Basketball Coach, #PhillyFutures was recently honored as 1 of 4 nonprofits to receive a $50K Community Outreach Grant from @Nike.

We are so grateful to Nike for supporting our scholars' success.

#GratiTuesday #PFProud

Last week, #SteppingstoneScholars and #PhillyFutures hosted a celebration of a $1 million gift from Lenfest Foundation at the Summer Program’s Capstone Day at Girard College. Learn more at https://t.co/qPuZCzsvnT

#PFSSMerger #PFSSCapstoneDay

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