“A mind is a terrible thing to waste, but a wonderful thing to invest in.”® Why not invest your time or money in better futures for young people in Pennsylvania, Delaware, West Virginia, southern New Jersey and around the country?
UNCF Philadelphia is here to help you send a student to college and turn his or her life around. UNCF Philadephia partners with corporations, foundations, small business, government and individuals to raise scholarship funds for deserving students who reside in this community, who otherwise would not be able to go to and through college.
You can make the difference between a student dropping out of college or graduating because of lack of financial resources.
Text UNCFPHIL to 50555 to give $25, or click here to donate today and build better futures for African American students!
Want to volunteer for a formal event or a noontime luncheon with community leaders? Is a child you know looking for the right college? Can you contribute to keeping student aid available and academic programs strong at UNCF-member colleges or universities?
UNCF Philadelphia will make the connection. Contact us today to learn how you can help.
Did you know?
UNCF Philadelphia oversees these scholarships for area students:
- Unclaimed Diamonds - Youth Empowerment Scholarship
- Anonymous Pittsburgh Scholarship
- SECA Scholarship
- Elmer Roe Deaver Scholarship
- Air Products Scholarship Program
News and Events
WPVI-TV (2/16/17) Honoring Contributions to Education
Thursday the Delaware Valley United Negro College Fund held its third annual Faith for Education Afternoon Tea in Penn's Landing. The event honors women who have contributed to the education of youth. In addition to a traditional tea, there was also live music entertainment and door prizes. The money raised helps African-Americans get to, and through, college. >> View the report
Scenes from the Faith for Education Afternoon Tea