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Children's Scholarship Fund

Rating: 4.77 stars   145 reviews 2,601

Nonprofit Issues:

Education

Address:

8 W 38th St 9th Fl New York NY 10018 USA

Mission:

The Children's Scholarship Fund aims to maximize educational opportunity for all children: for those in need by offering tuition assistance in grades K-8 for alternatives to faltering conventional schools, and for all children by supporting and cultivating education reform and parental choice efforts.

Results:

Since our inception in 1998, CSF has provided scholarships worth $568 million, changing the lives of more than 139,000 low-income children.

Target demographics:

low-income children in grades K-8.

Direct beneficiaries per year:

For the 2013-14 school year, 27,650 low-income K-8 children used CSF scholarships to attend private schools.

Geographic areas served:

25 cities and states

Programs:

We provide partial tuition assistance for low-income families to send their children to private schools in grades K-8. We focus on the earlier grades to ensure a solid educational foundation. Since our inception, 139,000 children have benefited from our scholarships across the United States as part of our mission to expand choice in education. Currently more than 27,650 children are using CSF scholarships. These children are attending the school of their parents' choice through the generosity of our donors, the efforts of our partner programs across the country and the sacrifices made by the families themselves, who pay-on average-50% of their children's tuition.

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212-515-7100
www.scholarshipfund.org

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Reviews for Children's Scholarship Fund

Rating: 5 stars  

Driven parents empowering great kids. Seen many success stories first hand of young adults who took advantage of their scholarship and their parent's commitment to education.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

children's scholarship fund is one of the best things to happen to my family.
my thanks to them I am grateful for the opportunities they provide.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2015

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Hello, I am a single parent, part-time student and have a full-time job. Having the scholarship has helped me a lot with my kids. Catholic schools are a great for our kids so they can have a better education. Please help if you can the children scholarship fund. Please keep in mind that the future will change to all kids that are benefitted by this great organization fund. I know for myself that if it wasn't for CSF I would have never been able to send my kids to a private school. Thank you in advance to everyone that has donated a little of their money; this means so much to my family.

 
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Rating: 4 stars  

My two kids ages 6 & 12 have had the greatest gift ever from getting this great scholarship. It has given my kids a better education something I never had. Thank you so much to everyone that has donated to the catholic scholarships,you cannot imagine how the best education is from private Catholic schools.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Children's Scholarship Fund had help my girls for the last 5 years to succeed academically in a save, respected filled with moral and catholic values.
I have the fortune to say my kids had been blessed for all this years, and also thank to their efforts they are in the National Junior Honor Society and I am hopping this will continue this way.
From a very thankful mother

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Thank you children's scholarship fund, it's donors and sponsors for making Catholic school education a reality for my children. This could not have been possible had it not been for this fund. I am forever grateful. God bless you for a job well done. From the bottom of my heart thank you and please keep up with this great job that give such wonderful opportunity to many families of which my family is included. Thank you.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

My daughter has been in this program for many years. The children's scholarship fund is a well rounded program which have made a difference in our lives. They not only gave us financial support, but they provided us with a wealth of information. Information on upcoming tests, which included the core and the tachs exams, and how to prepare for them. In addition, they provided vital info. about steps my daughter can take to prepare for High school . Children's scholarship fund is an awesome organization that goes above and beyond for our youths. May God continues to bless them.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Children's Scholarship Fund enables my daughter to receive an excellent education at a Catholic School, an opportunity I didn't have growing up. The subsidy they provide makes a better life for my daughter possible.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Hi I am a parent of a proud 8th grader that has been receiving help from the Children's Scholarship Fund for 8 years. I would just like to take the time to say thank you Children's Scholarship Fund for all your support for 8 years i would not have been able to afford to send my daughter to catholic school without your support.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Some

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2015

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

My family and I are extremely greatful to the Children's Scholarship Fund, for providing a grant which made it possible for our son to continue attending Catholic school, from where he was able to graduate kindergarten. We couldn't have done it without the help during a time of great need. The application process is very straightforward, and the staff is very responsive. Thanks again so much Children's Scholarship Fund, we are forever greatful.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

As I write this, I get chocked up. children's scholarship fund has helped me provide my son with an amazing education. As a low income family only in my wildest dreams would I be able to provide my son with the great education that he is recieving at Visitation School! The class sizes are small and each child can get individualized attention where they need it most. Because of children's scholarship fund my child's future looks dazzling!☀️ I will forever be thankful for all they do!

 
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