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.

Become a

Mentor one student. Change two lives.

Upcoming Events

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See what we're up to:

Join us March 8th for our Community Night! This is a great opportunity to connect with Futures parents, scholars, and alumni about how our programs support our scholars with college guidance, academic enrichment, and financial support.

RSVP here: https://t.co/UYTerIFcGa

Join @phillyfutures on 3/8 for the Philadelphia Futures Community Night! Futures parents, scholars, and alumni, come learn about College Connection & Sponsor-A-Scholar programs offering college guidance, academic enrichment, and financial support. RSVP: https://t.co/zhQmWDX0Qd

Leadership Solutions recently invited three former #PhillyFutures interns back to provide their perspective on leadership and what opportunities and exposures will be instrumental in developing emerging leaders.

Read what they had to say here: https://t.co/QZtJwqoWEX


Together, @PhillyFutures and @LS_CaresPhilly have launched Project Onramp to connect passionate, high-achieving first gen. college students with paid internships with Philly #lifescience companies, like Passage Bio.⚛️
#LSCImpact #PhillyFutures

Project Onramp Philadelphia Internships

Project Onramp Philadelphia life science internships for first generation college students


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