ABOUT US

HISTORY

College Fair Magazine (CFM), a non-profit organization established in 2006, initially were partners with the Philadelphia Youth Athletic Association (PYAA) and the New York Pro-Am organization. Supporting and sponsoring youth athletic basketball programs and tournaments, such as the New York vs. Philly Basketball Classic, opened the doors for many young athletes to demonstrate their talent and athletic skills, later to pursue playing college level basketball and NBA, WNBA opportunities.  After several years being involved with the Philadelphia Youth Association, CFM decided to venture into greater educational access for young students and athletes, while still being committed to athletic training programs and events, but including, instructional design, training & development, technology, and becoming entrepreneurs and successfully achieving a higher education.

Mission Statement:

College Fair Magazine's mission is to inspire, motivate and provide opportunities for our future generation, while removing cynical pessimism about the future, through events, activities, and technology, along with creating sustainable solutions to help resolve learning and performance challenges, which hinders self-worth and self-development. 

Vision Statement:

 

College Fair Magazine vision “Invest in The Present and Future Generation,” through outreach services and mentor programs. Also, focusing on significant issues that are affecting the younger generation's ability to obtain an adequate education, along with working to bring diverse communities together for sustainable solutions.

Objectives:

-Use technology as a significant social integration medium

-Building online student exposure through College Fair Magazine circulation

Arrange special events and workshops that engage in small business and entrepreneur development

-Link with organizations, associations, clubs, youth athletic sports programs to engage with strengthening CFM support

-Increase CFM membership

-Utilize contributions, sponsorship donations and services to provide scholarship funding for students

-Sponsor fundraisers to help support social events and activities

-Collaborate with colleges, universities, associations, organizations, clubs, and youth communities to strengthen connections 

-Continue supporting CFM’s Book Scholarship at Community College of Philadelphia

 

UPCOMING EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES

-Fish Fry Fundraiser                                                      February 2020

-Membership Drive                                                       March 2020 

-CFM College Fair                                                           April 2020

-Urban Bike Festival                                                     May 2020

-Youth Education, Athletic Basketball Clinic         June 2020

Scholarship

CFM was proud to a part of Community College of Philadelphia's $125,000 scholarship effort. CFM's Book Scholarship Fund established at the Community College of Philadelphia (over  $2,500.00 to date)for students to purchase textbooks.

 

CFM Memberships:

-L&D Philly of Greater Philadelphia

-PADLA Distant Learning Association

-PACAC Association

-ProAm

-Birts Foundation

Help support CFM's efforts:

Membership: ($3.00) PayPal.Me/collegefair and Ad space is Full page=$75.00 (FP), members $60.00, half page=$50.00, members $40.00, quarter page= $25.00 (QP), members $20.00. Once the Ad markup is approved, you can make payment through PayPal.Me/collegefair with a credit card, check payments will be accepted but must send an email alert to collogefairmagazine@gmail.com to receive a mailing address.   

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