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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The path to success starts here.

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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:

"Get in the Game" with us and the @Phillies at the Get in the Game @ Home Edition virtual event on Wednesday, June 9 or Thursday, June 10th, and support our #PhillyFutures students on their journeys to college and career success.
Learn more at https://t.co/pofFC3FxrL #PFGITG2021

“Philadelphia Futures is laser-focused on ensuring students can graduate from their right-fit college with minimal debt – our college partnerships help us do that."

We are thrilled to announce our 14th college partnership with @saintjosephs!

Learn more: https://t.co/c27BhZZIS9

#ICYMI: The 2021 Futures Features Spring Newsletter is out! Learn more about the amazing accomplishments of our scholars this past year and how they have been persevering in the pandemic.

Read it at: https://t.co/A110Zt4hHr


100% of the #PhillyFutures #Classof2021 scholars have been accepted to college!

The class submitted a total of 976 college applications to 180 colleges and universities. This is just a sampling of the colleges to which they have been accepted.

#CollegeSigningDay #PFProud

It’s May 1 and the Reach Higher gang at @CommonApp is ready to celebrate #CollegeSigningDay in our college t-shirts 🥳

Are we repping your future school? Let us know by using #CollegeSigningDay!

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