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12+

12+ partners with schools in underserved communities to build Plus Centers and provide individualized academic and postsecondary counseling for all…

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ASAP After School Clubs

ASAP coordinates four citywide initiatives that engage 5,000 youth (grades K-12) each year in fun, enriching out-of-school time activities and…

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Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia

Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia helps launch motivated middle school students on a path to competitive high schools, setting a critical…

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CCP Early Scholars Program: Free Dual Enrollment Courses

Through Community College of Philadelphia’s Early Scholars Program, you can earn college credit while you’re still in high school- at…

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Coded By Kids

Coded By Kids offers a variety of programming designed to provide young people of all backgrounds with beginner to advanced…

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College Access Center of Delaware County

The College Access Center of Delaware County provides financial aid and scholarship assistance; homework help and one-on-one tutoring; SAT/ACT prep;…

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College Possible

College Possible programming begins in a student’s junior year of high school and continues on to college. They connect students…

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Community College of Philadelphia Upward Bound

The goal of the Community College of Philadelphia TRIO Upward Bound program is to increase the rate at which traditionally…

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Congreso Afterschool & Summer Programs

Congreso High School Programs: Students engage in a variety of extra-curricular activities which include: dance, visual arts, music, sports and…

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Congreso’s myPLACE for Adult Education

Congreso’s myPLACE Campus serves as a hub for adult learners seeking Adult Education Classes of any kind. Learners who are…

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CORE Financial Literacy Training Scholarship Program

CORE Financial Literacy Training Scholarships is a need-based scholarship program that offers students up to $4,000 in scholarship dollars in…

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DIME Superstar Investor Program

The mission of the DIME (Diversity Investment Management Engagement) Program is to broaden the racial representation of the investment management…

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Ellis Trust for Girls

The Ellis Trust helps girls excel in school and be prepared for postsecondary success by providing grants for tuition and…

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Fleisher Art Memorial Teen Lounge

The Fleisher Art Memorial Teen Lounge is a free and drop-in afterschool program for students 13-19. It’s a place to…

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Franklin Institute STEM Scholars

The Franklin Institute STEM Scholars program serves a select group of Philadelphia-area students in grades 9-12 who are passionate about…

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Free Library of Philadelphia After-School LEAP Program

As one of Philadelphia’s longest-running out-of-school time programs, the Literacy Enrichment After-School Program (LEAP) provides free homework assistance, leads hands-on…

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GEAR UP

GEAR UP is currently serving students in the graduating class of 2027-2028. Throughout high school, students at partnering GU schools…

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Girls Rock Philly

Girls Rock Philly offers a yearly summer camp. See their description here: We will practice fearless expression, artistic experimentation, and…

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Graduate! Philadelphia

Are you ready to return to college? Do you need assistance finding a college and program that’s right for you?…

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Harcum College Upward Bound

Harcum College’s Upward Bound program is committed to bringing the opportunity of higher education to Philadelphia’s underrepresented and at risk…

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JEVS Human Services E3 Program

JEVS E3 provides education, employment, and empowerment services for youth and young adults in Philadelphia. Services: • CASAS testing and…

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JEVS Lasko Scholars Program

The JEVS Lasko Scholars Program guides students towards successful acceptance to college through group and individual counseling on all aspects…

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LNESC/LULAC Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math & Science Programs

The LNESC/LULAC Upward Bound Math and Science Program is designed to strengthen the math and science skills of participating students….

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Mighty Writers

Mighty Writers work with students to think clearly and write with clarity so they can achieve success. They host writing…

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Mural Arts Artrepreneurs

The budding entrepreneurs of the Mural Arts Artrepreneurs program, aged 14–18, develop their artistic talents and learn essential professional skills…

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Norris Square Neighborhood Project

Norris Square Neighborhood Project offers youth and community residents a safe space to explore culture and social-justice issues, create art,…

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North10 Lenfest Center

North10 provides high quality after school and summer programming for local youth in grades K-8. The program takes place at…

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Penn VPSE Upward Bound

Penn Upward Bound (UB) is an afterschool and summer college prep program for highly motivated students at Sayre, Overbrook, West…

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Philadelphia Academies Career Connected Initiatives

Philadelphia Academies Career Connected Initiatives programming includes: • Middle school career awareness and exploration • High school career preparation and…

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Philadelphia Education Fund’s College Access Program

The Philadelphia Education Fund’s College Access Program supports students through one-on-one advising, college readiness workshops, recruiter sessions, college visits, and…

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Philadelphia Education Fund’s Fostering College Readiness Program

​An initiative of the Philadelphia Education Fund and the Brook J. Lenfest Foundation, Fostering College Readiness helps students, who are…

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Philadelphia Education Fund’s Spark Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Education Fund’s Spark Philadelphia is a Career Exploration and Self-Discovery program that connects students to mentor companies invested…

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Philadelphia ELECT for Teen Parents

The Philadelphia ELECT program, funded by the School District of Philadelphia, is a comprehensive network of education, health, and support…

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Philadelphia Futures College Connection & Sponsor-A-Scholar Programs

If you are currently in 8th grade, you can apply to the Philadelphia Futures Sponsor-A-Scholar Program. Since its inception in…

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Project HOME College Access Program

The Project HOME College Access Program is a college preparatory program that seeks to efficiently prepare teens and families in…

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Project HOME K-8 After School Program

The Project HOME K-8 After School Program provides high quality learning opportunities in a safe, nurturing, and academically-rigorous environment where…

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Project LYFT

Project LYFT is an after-school program that provides college and career supports, mentorship, and enrichment in areas as varied as…

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Steppingstone Scholars High School Program

Steppingstone Scholars College Access & Equity Coordinators are embedded in high schools to recruit students who would benefit from having…

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Steppingstone Scholars Middle Grades Academy

By embedding their programming inside K-8 schools, Steppingstone helps impact and support student academic performance, school climate, and school staff…

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Summer Search

Summer Search is a 7 to 9 year program. The program outline is as follows: Mentoring: Starting as high school…

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TeenSHARP Striver Program

Looking to join a community of students striving for academic excellence? The TeenSHARP-Striver program provides high schoolers with intense academic…

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Temple Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math & Science Programs

The Temple Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math & Science programs are federally-funded college access programs designed to provide first-generation,…

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The Franklin Institute PACTS Program

The Franklin Institute PACTS Program (Partnerships for Achieving Careers in Technology and Science) is an academic year youth leadership experience,…

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TRIO Veterans Upward Bound: College Prep for Veterans

The TRIO Veterans Upward Bound (VUB)  is a free college preparatory program for eligible veterans federally funded with a grant…

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University Community Collaborative for Students Interested in Social Change

The University Community Collaborative prepares and supports students to become confident and effective social justice leaders. They aim to help…

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University of Pennsylvania TRIO Educational Talent Search

The Educational Talent Search (ETS) is a free program that offers a full range of hybrid activities and interventions designed…

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VestedIn: WesGold Fellows Program

The VestedIn WesGold Fellows Program provides a paid personal and professional development opportunity for high school youth focused on financial…

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Villanova’s Civitas through Caritas Summer Program

“Civitas through Caritas: Cultivating Love, Cultivating Citizens” is a no-cost summer program hosted by Villanova University’s Augustine and Culture Seminar…

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Villanova’s Initiative for Engaging Women (V.I.E.W.)

The mission of Villanova’s Initiative for Engaging Women (V.I.E.W.) is to prepare Philadelphia public high school girls for admission into…

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WorkReady Paid Summer Internships

If you are 12-24 years old and looking to get paid up to $1,000 for a summer work experience, check…

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YMCA Teen College & Career Programs

From mentoring to music, tech to fun Fridays, Model UN to their Young Achievers Program- the YMCA offers many programs…

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