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Children's Scholarship Fund Seeking Young Leaders Board Members

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Children's Scholarship Fund

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The Children’s Scholarship Fund (CSF) is looking for dedicated and enthusiastic young professionals who are passionate about our mission of ensuring all children have access to a quality education to join our Young Leaders Board. Each year, CSF provides scholarships empowering low-income families to send their children to a school that better meets their needs. The Young Leaders Board plays an important role in helping CSF meet the ongoing demand for scholarships by engaging in fundraising and volunteer activities, as well as fostering the continued growth of the Young Leaders program in NYC.

Children’s Scholarship Fund’s Mission: The Children’s Scholarship Fund (CSF) provides children of low-income families with tuition assistance in grades K-8, and supports expanding educational opportunities for all children.

CSF Young Leaders Board: CSF seeks to identify and cultivate the next generation of leaders who share our mission and want to volunteer their time to ensure more New York City children in need receive a good education that can open the door to a lifetime of opportunities. As a member of the CSF Young Leaders Board, you will join a network of young professionals in NYC that works closely with CSF staff to raise money for scholarships, build awareness about CSF, and engage in volunteer activities that help CSF Scholars and alumni succeed.

Please contact Kurt Faulhammer at kfaulhammer@scholarshipfund.org for more information!

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About Children's Scholarship Fund

Location:

8 W. 38th Street, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10018, US

Mission Statement

The Children’s Scholarship Fund (CSF) provides children of low-income families with tuition assistance in grades K-8, and supports expanding educational opportunities for all children.

Description

While efforts are underway to improve education options, Children’s Scholarship Fund (CSF) is providing low-income children with immediate access to a quality education. In fact, since our inception in 1998, CSF has invested $885 million in the education of 185,000 children, including 35,800 in New York City, encouraging them to fulfill their potential and become valuable contributors to society.

Key to our success is strong family involvement, which is rooted in the financial contribution required of all families. Specifically, every family is required to pay a minimum of 25 percent of their tuition, ensuring they are fully invested and empowered in their children’s education and that a CSF scholarship is truly a hand-up, not a hand-out. Also, families are free to choose the school their child attends and can always transfer a CSF scholarship if they are unhappy with their chosen school.

This school year, because of the generosity of our donors, the efforts of our partner programs nationwide, and the sacrifices made by the families themselves, more than 23,600 low-income children across the country are attending private schools on a CSF scholarship, including more than 6,725 children in New York City.

Board Development
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

8 West 38th Street, 9th FloorNew York, NY 10018

(40.75113,-73.9836)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21
  • Young Leaders are between the ages of 21 and 30

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