Children Can Shape the Future

Supporting innovative education in Philadelphia and Camden

Welcome to the new Children Can Shape the Future. 

Children Can Shape the Future (CCSF) Is a small, family foundation based in Philadelphia. CCSF supports innovative educational work through our unique, multi-step application process. To learn more about us, click the our story link.


The CCSF Stories Project is a way in which we here at CCSF are addressing sustainability in non-profit grant-making. Through the project, CCSF produces high-quality, engaging films highlighting the excellent work of our applicants. All recipients of a grant from CCSF are eligible for consideration, and the films are produced free of charge.