We are celebrating education change-makers in Philadelphia!
Our four incredible award winners will be honored for the work they do to make a difference for public education. Keep a look out for our announcement of these "Stars of Public Education" in early fall.
WHYY is hosting our biggest event of the year in their outstanding space at Independence Mall. Beginning with a small plates reception with delicious culinary creations from Chef Dan Love, the EDDY Awards will culminate with an awards ceremony that promises to be excitingly interactive for guests and award winners alike.
Tickets and sponsorships are still available. If you have any questions about the event, purchasing a ticket or becoming a sponsor, please contact: Jenifer Trachtman, Director of Development, at 215-665-1400 x3309, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Come out to celebrate the arts and community with families, neighbors and local organizations at CAFe: Community Arts Festival. The day will be filled with art projects, music, food and learning and a fantastic way for the Philadelphia community to come together to support art and the environment. Ample free parking and wheel chair accessible.
CAFe is presented by ArtsRising, Crane Arts and InLiquid Art+Design, and sponsored by Crane Arts and Studio Z Design.
Participating Organizations (To Date) Include:
Art Center Fairmount & Queen Village (Formerly Fairmount Art Center)
On June 14, 2012, our graduating Philadelphia Scholars will join us at World Cafe Live for a vibrant evening of inspiration and interactive dialogue.
At the Celebration of Scholars, you can meet our Scholars one-on-one, hear them tell their stories, and interactively take part in the conversation about their challenges in getting to and through college.
We hope you'll join us! General Admission tickets are $35. If you are interested in supporting this event through a sponsorship, we have many opportunities available. Please contact Michelle Mirzoian, Senior Development Officer, at 215-665-1400 x3339 or email@example.com to learn more.
Join us to celebrate the successes of the Score 4 Scholarships tournament, enjoy delectable culinary creations and meet current and past Scholars at Marc Vetri's acclaimed Osteria restaurant.
Amidst mixing and minging, we will present trophies to the winning teams and hear touching stories by some of our scholarship recipients. Several of our celebrity coaches will join us at the reception as well.
Tickets are $75 per person, and include culinary treasures provided by the chefs of Osteria and beverages of your choice.
For more information on this event, please contact:
Meet the new Director of the College Access Program
Friday, February 10, 2012 - 8:30am - 10:00am
Please join us for hot coffee and breakfast and to meet the Ed Fund's new Director of the College Access Program, Kimberly Stephens.
This breakfast is a wonderful opportunity to visit a College Access Center, meet the staff and experience the resources that we offer. You will hear about the exciting ways in which we are helping to increase the number of Philadelphians going to college and how we can partner in this effort.
The College Access Center is located in the Gallery at Market East, 9th and Market Streets. Enter the Gallery from the East side of 9th Street. The closest parking lot is at 44 North 9th Street (between Market and Arch on 9th Street).
College Access Centers Offer Help with Financial Aid Applications
Sunday, May 1, 2011 (All day)
Students who would like help with the financial aid application process should visit one of our College Access Centers. If you or someone you know is pursuing college or in college of the financial aid deadline for PA residents:
You can still apply for state and federal grants and other forms of financial aid.
You must first complete the FAFSA - the Free Application for Federal Student Aid - by the deadline of: May 1, 2011 for PA Residents (applications accepted until mid-night May 2nd since the 1st is a Sunday).
To apply or learn more about the PA State Grant go to PHEAA.