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

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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.”


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Upcoming Events

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See what we're up to:

Have you heard? We're moving!

Our new address will be 123 South Broad Street, Suite 850 as of September 24, 2020.

Learn more about our new space here: https://t.co/Erkv0QfUKq

*Details to follow about how you can leave a lasting impact in our new space.*


After months of not seeing one another, this PF mentor and #Classof2020 scholar, who is currently at @DrexelUniv, had the opportunity to take a walk through Spruce Street Harbor Park and finally celebrate her graduation.

Become a PF mentor: https://t.co/H0UlKH0YBX

Today's #FuturesFeatureFriday goes to one of the newest members of the #PhillyFutures team, Kaeden! Kaeden serves as the Associate Director of College Admissions and has already positively pushed our organization towards an open dialogue around inclusiveness.


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