Frontdoors 2020-2021 Tax Credit Giving Guide presented by Eide Bailly

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Posted By on October 29, 2020

Frontdoors Media is pleased to present the 2020-2021 Tax Credit Giving Guide, including organizations that are eligible for the state of Arizona tax credits:

• Arizona Qualifying Charitable Organizations, a catch-all for a broad swath of nonprofits. Limits are $400 for individuals and $800 for married couples.

• Qualifying Foster Care Organizations, with limits of $500 for individuals and $1,000 for married couples.

• Public School Tax Credit Organizations, with limits of $200 and $400.

• Private School Tuition Organizations, for which limits increased this year to $593 for individuals and $1,186 for couples.

• Certified School Tuition Organizations — who may receive your contribution if you’ve already maxed out the Private School Tuition Organization credit first) — for which limits increased to $590 individually and $1,179 for married couples.

Each of the charities and organizations listed below is qualified to receive tax credit contributions. Simply click on the links below to donate to each organization.


Qualified Foster Care Charities

Agape Adoption Agency of Arizona is a Phoenix-based agency with a passion for empowering positive outcomes for children and families.

Agape’s qualified, caring staff helps families create bridges from where they are today to the safe, healthy future they envision for themselves and their communities. As a nonprofit, faith-based agency, Agape provides foster care licensing, case aide and parent aide services, and adoption certification services in a cooperative environment focused on meeting clients’ needs. When it comes down to it, few things so directly make a difference for children and families as a donation. Agape maximizes your giving to provide life-skill training for birth parents and financial support for fostering parents by delivering excellent, personalized services to families throughout Maricopa and Pinal counties.

idirectmytax.com Tax Code: 10031


Aid to Adoption of Special Kids (AASK) purpose is to provide safe and stable relationships for children in foster care. AASK connects children with foster families, adoptive families, siblings, kin and adult mentors.

Tax credit gifts help us match caring adult mentors with foster youths placed in group homes and shelters, reunite brothers and sisters separated by foster care, and support grandparents and other kin when they take emergency placement of children. As a foster care agency, we raise funds for those programs not already funded by the state: mentoring, sibling connections and services for unlicensed kin.

aask-az.org/donation Tax Code: 10026


Arizona Association for Foster and Adoptive Parents. By families, for families supporting kinship, foster and adoptive families.

The Arizona Association for Foster and Adoptive Parents was founded in 2003 to support, empower and educate the state’s foster, adoptive and kinship families. Our motto is “by families, for families.” Every year, we put together events and activities that bring together children and families for fun and support. In 2021, we’re planning a back-to-school shoe giveaway, spring and fall picnics, swim parties, family camp and the Recycle Your Bicycle program for the holidays. Here’s how your donation helps children and families: $1,000 sends 20 children back to school with NEW shoes. $500 buys parts to recycle 20 bicycles for children in foster care during the holidays.

atcf.azafap.org Tax Code: 10008


Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation provides social, athletic and educational activities for children in foster care in Arizona, offering them quality experiences while they live through challenging circumstances.

AFFCF is dedicated to giving children in foster care in Arizona the opportunity for “normal” childhoods and preparing them for successful adulthoods through programming and scholarships. We need the community’s help to continue this vital work for the more than 13,000 children currently in foster care in Arizona. To date, AFFCF has made 50,580 awards totaling more than $10.6 million to children in foster care. These funds go toward assistance in school, music or dance lessons or sports equipment to ensure each child in foster care in Arizona experiences the kind of childhood every child deserves.

affcf.org/give/ Tax Code: 10023


Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale enables young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

At no charge for children in foster care, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale provides unrivaled programming and a vital source of stability that helps kids avoid risky behaviors and overcome challenges. We know how important it is for kids to have a safe place to have fun, build positive relationships, learn new things and be supported. But we do more than that. We provide homework help, and art, and tech, and science, and exercise, and mentoring, and hopes and dreams, and on and on. We do whatever it takes to help kids succeed.

bgcs.org/donate-taxcredit/ Tax Code: 10050


Catholic Charities Community Services provides education and certification for foster families to find stable, loving homes for foster children of all ages in Arizona while also helping at-risk youth, vulnerable children, families and more.

Tax credit contributions will assist children and families in programs across central and northern Arizona, particularly where needed most. If an investor would prefer to designate his/her contribution toward one of our 20+ programs in seven counties, he or she can include designation instructions using the drop-down menu on our website or let us know via e-mail, mail or phone.

catholiccharitiesaz.org/taxcredit Tax Code: 10000


Child Crisis Arizona provides emergency shelter, foster care, adoption, counseling, early education and parenting support services all focused on our vision of “Safe Kids … Strong Families.”

Every single child matters and deserves a home free from abuse and neglect. Last year, we provided 79,875 nights of safety for 627 children through emergency placement services. The foster care and adoption program is committed to helping children in out-of-home care by licensing and certifying parents who want to give a child a safe, loving home. Your tax credit donation will protect children in need of emergency placement services and expand programs, giving more children a forever home.

childcrisisaz.org Tax Code: 10012


Free Arts For Abused Children of Arizona transforms children’s trauma to resilience through the arts — volunteer mentors and artists create a safe environment where children can express themselves, acquire skills, develop self-efficacy and build hope.

“Free Arts helped me get some important things off my chest. I felt welcome, comforted in expressing myself,” said Anna, a program participant. When you donate to Free Arts, you contribute to our annual efforts to serve 8,000 Arizona children residing in foster care and homeless shelters. Trauma, including abuse and homelessness, can cause major changes to the brains and bodies of developing children. By participating in activities that combine the arts and mentoring, these children build resilience to help overcome their past trauma and move into a positive future.

freeartsaz.org/donate Tax Code: 10015


Generation Justice works to mend the child protection system and bring a permanent end to innocent children enduring violence.

Generation Justice provides free legal representation on behalf of abandoned, abused and trafficked children. We work in legislatures and courtrooms to mend the broken child protection system, so these children have the families they need and the justice they deserve. Your donation will change the lives of generations to come.

genjustice.org/donate/tax-credit Tax Code: 10053


Hope & A Future serves abused and neglected children in the Arizona foster care system by helping them reach their potential and achieve their dreams.

Hope & A Future is entering its 16th year supporting Arizona foster kids 7 to 21 years of age. We receive no government funding and operate entirely through donations and the Foster Care Tax Credit. Sixty-seven percent of foster kids drop out of high school and only 3 percent ever graduate from college. Your donation allows us to form relationship-based connections through our summer camps, life-skills training, mentoring, tutoring and educational scholarships. Through these programs, we improve foster kids’ long-term outcomes by offering them hope and a brighter future.

azhope.com Tax Code: 10021


OCJ Kids provides essential resources, mentors and group activities to children within Arizona’s foster care system.

Currently, more than 900 children enter foster care every month. Arizona Tax Credit funds allow OCJ Kids to provide essential resources such as pajamas, diapers, wipes, bottles and formula to caseworkers as children are removed from dangerous and neglectful situations. Cuddle Bags are provided to children as they enter foster care to ease the trauma of this transition. Cuddle Bags include a blanket, teddy bear, water bottle, snacks, overnight hygiene, etc. As children journey through the foster care system, particularly those living in foster group homes, OCJ Kids is there. We provide services and resources from the time they enter care until they age out or move to permanency.

ocjkids.org/donate Tax Code: 10018


RISE Arizona Family Services mission is to create opportunities for and with people.

RISE Arizona Family Services, LLC, is a division of RISE Services, Inc. that specializes in finding and supporting loving and caring families for children in need of foster and or adoptive homes for the children in DCS custody in Arizona. We also provide parent aide services for parents who have children in DCS custody, family preservation services for families to help them maintain their children in their family home, and child and adult developmental homes for children and adults with disabilities. Your tax credit contributions will help us provide these services and create more opportunities for these children, families and teams.

riseservicesinc.org/services/arizona Tax Code: 11060


Arizona Qualified Charities

Ability360 Sports and Fitness Center is a 45,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility built with purpose and intention for people of all ages with disabilities and their families.

Ability360 continues a tradition of providing empowering programs for people with all disabilities. We offer and promote programs to enable people with disabilities to take personal responsibility so that they can achieve or continue independent lifestyles within the community. The Sports & Fitness Center offers a wide variety of amenities to help our members achieve health and fitness goals, including a fitness center with accessible weight machines, an aquatic area equipped with lifts and elevators, accessible locker rooms and more. Providing much-needed scholarships to members of all ages during these trying times will enable us to continue our mission.

Ability360.org/donate Tax Code: 20090


The ALS Association Arizona Chapter upholds their vision of creating a world without ALS by advocating for and empowering people affected by ALS throughout Arizona to live their lives to the fullest.

ALS is a horrific disease that creates isolation, fear, loss of independence, caregiver burden and financial hardships — and there is no cure. By supporting The ALS Association Arizona Chapter, you allow us to continue providing free, local programs and services that help patients and families manage this disease with dignity and hope. Our Durable Medical Equipment Program is a vital resource that our families often rely on to care for their loved ones properly. The medical equipment we provide to patients can cost upwards of $30,000, but due to generous donations, our families receive the equipment at no charge.

bit.ly/ALSAZDonation Tax Code: 20854


ALWAYS (Arizona Legal Women and Youth Services) As lawyers to human trafficking survivors and young people harmed by child abuse and neglect, domestic violence and homelessness, ALWAYS seeks justice for Arizonans who would otherwise be left behind.

ALWAYS attorneys and advocates believe every person deserves full access to the justice system. We work every day to make this a reality for our clients. Your contribution supports operating costs for ALWAYS and our free services in the following areas:

*Safe and stable families
*Opportunity through immigration
*New roads to success
*Justice for trafficking survivors
The power of putting a lawyer at the side of someone in need is transformational. We watch our clients go from hopelessness to hope. You can too by investing in their ability to live a life free of violence and full of opportunity.

alwaysaz.org/donate Tax Code: 20353


Amanda Hope Rainbow Angels, a 501(c)(3), supports the here-and-now needs of families impacted by childhood cancer.

Amanda Hope Rainbow Angels was founded in honor of Amanda Hope, a little girl battling cancer who had a special dream to help other children in the same situation. Her mother and our founder, Lorraine Tallman, turned her wish into reality for thousands of children. The mission of Amanda Hope Rainbow Angels is to bring dignity and comfort into the harsh world of childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Today, Amanda Hope provides Comfycozy’s for chemo apparel, comfort and care counseling, major distraction events and financial assistance to families throughout Arizona.

amandahope.org/tax-credit Tax Code: 20854


Arizona Autism United (AZA United) is a local nonprofit organization founded in 2006 to provide excellent direct-care services and therapies to individuals with autism and their families.

With 1 in every 54 children diagnosed with autism in the U.S., the array of services and supports we provide to individuals and families is greatly needed. Donations from our supporters benefit all our programs, which include: Applied Behavior Analysis Treatment, Speech and Language Therapy, Feeding Therapy, Social Skills Groups, Habilitation, Respite and Attendant Care, Clinical Family Coaching (Behavior Coaching), Sibling Support, Family Support and Care Coordination, Community Awareness Trainings, and School Consultation.

azaunited.org/onlinedonation Tax Code: 20353


Arizona Burn Foundation‘s mission is to improve the quality of life for burn survivors and their families while promoting burn prevention education and advocacy in Arizona.

Serving Arizona since 1967, the Arizona Burn Foundation is the only nonprofit in the state that provides survivor support programs that help children and adults cope with the devastating psychological and physical effects of burn trauma. We assist burn survivors and their families from crisis to recovery to a life of thriving. In addition, we are the leading organization in Arizona offering burn-prevention advocacy and education.

azburn.z2systems.com/np/clients/azburn/donation.jsp Tax Code: 20667


Arizona Food Bank Network develops solutions to the problem of hunger through food banking, public policy and innovation.

Programs at AzFBN that benefit from tax credit-eligible contributions include work to support our five food bank members and the nearly 1,000 agencies they serve to ensure a strong emergency food network. AzFBN also works to end hunger through programs designed for children, seniors and other at-risk populations. Nearly one in every six Arizonans suffers from hunger. Your gifts help get people who are food insecure the help they need.

azfoodbanks.org Tax Code: 20527


Assistance League of East Valley® puts caring and commitment to our community into action through our Philanthropic Programs — WE CARE!

This year, Assistance League of East Valley celebrates 25 years of philanthropic work in the East Valley. Our signature program, Operation School Bell, provided new school clothing to more than 10,000 area children last year. We also work with several community agencies to assist homeless teens and adults in need. We are an all-volunteer organization. Your tax credit donations will help us through this pandemic to continue our work providing new school clothing, shoes, assault survivor kits, and scholarships in our community. One hundred percent of every tax dollar credit is used for our philanthropic programs.

assistanceleague.org/east-valley/donate/ Tax Code: 20222


Assistance League of Phoenix® improves the lives of children through philanthropic programs that fulfill basic needs, foster self-esteem and enhance quality of life. men and women.

Our signature program, Operation School Bell, has been providing new wardrobe packages to children living in poverty for more than 35 years. Each year, we provide nearly 9,000 children, grades K-9, with new clothing, shoes and hygiene items. Our Delivering Dreams buses travel to over 90 Title I schools each year to bring the program to kids in need. All tax credit donations go directly to providing these necessities for children in the Greater Phoenix area. Through the generosity of BHHS Legacy Foundation, we have a grant that can match tax credit donations, doubling the impact!

bit.ly/2KMYPSJ Tax Code: 20533


Association for Supportive Child Care‘s mission is to champion children everywhere by providing resources and support to adults caring for them, helping every kid achieve the brightest outlook possible.

Together, we can strengthen families and support the communities surrounding our youngest learners to help produce happy, healthy kids and set them up for school and beyond. Our programs educate, train and equip families and caregivers to help kids develop cognitively, socially and emotionally, physically and behaviorally during the most formative years, ages 0 to 5. With early intervention, we see a greater societal return with higher graduation rates and higher economic development and personal income. It also decreases the need for special education and remedial services, dependence on social welfare, crime-related costs and incarceration rates.

https://asccaz.org/donate/ Tax Code: 21988


Aster Aging’s (formerly East Valley Adult Resources), mission is to empower and support East Valley older adults and their families to remain independent and engaged in our communities.

Aster is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to serving our local communities since 1979. Our vision is to be a leader in providing direct services and mobilizing resources that support our older adult population’s changing needs. We provide a full continuum of programs aimed at independence with dignity as older adults and families navigate the challenging journey of aging. We impact thousands of older adults and their families annually through these core programs, offering a full range of service delivery options and resources to address individual needs: In-Home Support, Meals on Wheels, Senior Centers and Social Services.

asteraz.org/help/donate.html Tax Code: 20426


Back to School Clothing Drive breaks down barriers to education by providing new school uniforms and outfits, backpacks and school supplies to children who need them.

Our annual “New Clothes, New Beginnings” event gives 5,000 Title I students everything they need to succeed in school. The kids are treated like royalty as a volunteer “personal shopper” helps them pick out two pairs of shorts and shirts, three pairs of socks and underwear, and a pair of shoes. They also get a backpack filled with hygiene items and school supplies. For most of these children, what they bring home that day are the only new items they own, and it gets them excited about going to school! Your donation helps us break down the barriers to education.

backtoschoolclothingdrive.com/taxcredit Tax Code: 20693


The Be Kind People Project (BKPP) offers social and emotional, character and academic programs to K-8 youth that improve the learning environment, provide proactive solutions for bullying, and build a foundation for a generation of respectful, responsible, healthy and caring citizens and leaders.

The Be Kind People Project utilizes tax credit donations to offer effective, high-impact youth development programs to thousands of low-income students. Tax credit donations help support character education, health/wellness and CyberSkills programs grounded in The Be Kind Pledge™ (I pledge to Be Encouraging, Be Supportive, Be Positive, Be Helpful, Be Honest, Be Considerate, Be Thankful, Be Responsible, Be Respectful and Be a Friend). These donations help BKPP provide high-quality programs that improve student academic achievement, help students live an active/healthier lifestyle and provide students with essential skills to help them be successful both now and in the future.

bit.ly/BKPPtaxcredit Tax Code: 20831


Benevilla, started by and for our community in 1981, Benevilla enriches the lives of West Valley residents by serving older adults, adults with disabilities, children and the families who care for them.

Benevilla promotes health and independence by providing supportive services to our community neighbors while recognizing that caring for the needs of older adults reaches beyond the individual to the entire family. Our extensive programming includes Life Enrichment Adult Day Programs with specialized programming for those who are unable to care for themselves (memory loss, Parkinson’s, stroke survivors) while providing much-needed respite for family caregivers, free home services allowing homebound adults to remain independent in their own homes (assisted transportation, grocery shopping, phone pals and more), caregiver support groups, preschool and childcare, and family resource services.

benevilla.org/tax-deductible-donations Tax Code: 20493


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona works to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.

Mentorship has the power to ignite the passion and potential of youth. Children who participate in a mentoring relationship are proven to be more likely to do better in school, avoid risky behaviors and have improved relationships with their families. You can redirect your tax dollars to BBBSAZ — an organization with more than 65 years of experience building professionally supported mentorship relationships — and know that you’re giving to a program that works. With the support of community members like you, we can ignite the potential of more than 1,600 youths each year.

bbbsaz.org/give Tax Code: 20332


Boys Hope Girls Hope of Arizona‘s mission is to nurture and guide motivated young people in need to become well-educated, career-ready men and women.

BHGH continues to provide access to quality, college-preparatory education for high-achieving, under-resourced Arizona children during these challenging times. When school is out, we are here! BHGH tackles the root causes of poverty and poor achievement by addressing two of the greatest needs of marginalized youth: a strong academic foundation and emotional support. Through BHGH, scholars gain access to the resources and support necessary to attain a college degree, become true leaders in their community and break the generational cycle of poverty for themselves and their families. BHGH scholars are determined, capable youths who, given the opportunity for a great education, will make the most of it. In fact, 86 percent of BHGH scholars graduate with a four-year college degree, more than 50 points higher than the national average for similar students.

boyshopegirlshope.secure.force.com/donate Tax Code: 20356


Brighter Way Institute, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, strives to provide comprehensive oral health care for vulnerable adults, children, veterans, those experiencing homelessness, and individuals with special needs in Maricopa County.

Since 2000, Brighter Way has become one of the leading nonprofit providers of comprehensive and restorative oral health care in Greater Phoenix. With a vision of “Transforming More Than Smiles,” over 94,000 services are provided annually through three clinics and the Mobile Dental Unit. Our Downtown Dental Center offers restorative services to veterans, adults and homeless individuals. Parsons Center for Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics helps impoverished schoolchildren. The Phoenix Boys & Girls Club Clinic reaches low-income children and families. Your tax credit donations will provide emergency, urgent and comprehensive care to patients in our community who need services during the pandemic.

brighterwaydental.org/donate Tax Code: 20880


Children’s Cancer Network supports children and families throughout their cancer journey with programs designed to provide financial assistance, offer psychosocial support and encourage healthy lifestyles.

Children’s Cancer Network assists Arizona’s childhood cancer families to cope with the stress and uncertainty that begin with the initial diagnosis and often continues for years after that. Our programs lessen the burden by providing assistance and support. Programs include gas/food cards, adopt-a-family programs, school reentry support, wigs, beds, support programs, scholarships and more. These programs have been redesigned to virtual and drive-thru formats to address childhood cancer families’ increasing needs due to the pandemic. Reaching more than 800 families annually, we work to ensure that families are not alone in their fight.

childrenscancernetwork.org/donate/ Tax Code: 20176


Cortney’s Place, a family-founded nonprofit disability organization, provides an inclusive, stimulating and meaningful community-based day program for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Cortney’s Place is a specialized day program for up to 42 adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Our caregiver to individual ratio is 1:4, and we currently have 33 individuals enrolled. Cortney’s Place curriculum components include music therapy, healthy cooking, hydrotherapy, pet therapy, health and wellness programs, art classes, and technology classes. We strive to ensure that the individuals participating are stimulated cognitively, physically and socially to meet their personal goals, work toward becoming more self-sufficient, and elevate their overall potential.

cortneysplace.org/arizona-tax-credit Tax Code: 20130


Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation works to improve lives by promoting optimal oral health for underserved and underinsured children, pregnant women and seniors.

According to the Arizona Department of Health Services, over half of Arizona kindergartners (52 percent) have tooth decay, compared to the national average of 36 percent, which is why Delta Dental of Arizona utilizes tax credit funds to support preventive oral health programs for children. These programs provide sealants, fluoride varnish treatments, screenings and education to children in school and community settings.

deltadentalaz.com/foundation/fd Tax Code: 20261


Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Arizona is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and Qualifying Charitable Organization whose mission is changing lives by unlocking and nurturing human potential for individuals with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

Tax credit donations from our generous friends help support the more than 5,000 at-risk youth we serve every year in Arizona with one of our award-winning programs and services, including Adolescent Health and Wellness Clinic, Autism, Brief Intervention, Outpatient Counseling, Respite, Residential Treatment, and Therapeutic Foster Care. Through the generosity of donors like you, we can offer back-to-school supplies, holiday gifts and basic essential hygiene items to traumatized youth.

DevereuxAZ.org Tax Code: 20538


Diana Gregory Outreach Services enriches lives through healthy eating by providing access to fresh produce to vulnerable and underserved veterans, seniors and grandparents raising grandchildren.

More than 100,000 seniors in Maricopa County over the age of 65 live 100–150 percent below the poverty level. The Nourishing Seniors program provides interactive workshops that provide nutritious fruits and vegetables and teach healthy eating and exercise. Meanwhile, more than 20,000 veterans in Maricopa County are seniors over the age of 65 living in poverty. One in four veterans struggles with diabetes and cardiovascular disease. The Nourishing Veterans program provides homeless veterans and low-income veterans access to fresh fruits, vegetables and nutrition education.

dianagregory.com/donate Tax Code: 20748


Duet: Partners In Health & Aging provides compassion, dignity, and hope to seniors in our community by promoting health and well-being through vitally needed services to homebound adults, family caregivers, faith communities and grandparents raising grandchildren.

Your generosity helps Duet deliver free-of-charge services to homebound adults, family caregivers, faith communities and grandfamilies. Duet pairs volunteers with homebound adults who can no longer drive yet wish to age in their own homes with dignity. Volunteers provide vital services, including grocery shopping, rides to medical appointments, tech assistance, friendly phoning, paperwork assistance and minor handyperson repairs. Duet cares for family caregivers and grandparents raising children through support groups, respite, personalized guidance and workshops. Duet also trains nurses to develop programs that promote health in body, mind and spirit within their faith communities and the wider community.

duetaz.org/donate Tax Code: 20552


Esperança, Inc.‘s mission is to provide hope and improve health through sustainable disease prevention, education and treatment for every life we touch.

Esperança is a 50-year-old, Arizona-based global health organization transforming lives in six countries. Through our affiliate, Esperança, Arizona LLC, we are uniquely positioned as a leader providing preventative health education and resources to Maricopa County’s most at-risk and under-served Latino youth, adults and seniors through classes covering oral health, chronic disease prevention and management and nutrition, inspiring multi-generational change. Esperança’s bilingual and bicultural community health educators come from the communities they serve. Classes take place in community centers, clinics, schools and HUD housing facilities to eliminate unnecessary travel. In response to COVID-19, Esperança is continuing to offer education virtually.

esperanca.org/esperanca-arizona-llc/support-esperanca-in-arizona/ Tax Code: 22188


At the Foundation for Blind Children, our mission is to provide education, tools and services that enable all people with vision loss to achieve greater independence.

FBC serves clients from birth through 104 years old. One of many programs that benefit from tax credit contributions is the Sports, Habilitation, Arts and Recreation Program (SHARP), a unique program for visually impaired kids in grades K-12. Through weekend programming during the school year and a four-week program each summer, SHARP teaches independent living skills such as cooking, cleaning, money management and personal hygiene. SHARP uses fun activities to achieve programmatic goals and follows an expanded core curriculum. Students complete real-life tasks and participate in recreational activities designed to provide the foundation needed to become self-sufficient, social and productive citizens.

seeitourway.org/get-involved/donate/taxcredit Tax Code: 20676


Foundation for Senior Living has been caring for Arizonans since 1974, with a mission of providing home and community-based services and developing energy-efficient, affordable housing to promote health, independence and dignity for all.

FSL develops single-family homes, multi-family affordable housing communities and residential behavioral health group homes. We also operate food pantries in Phoenix, Peoria and Wickenburg. Additionally, we serve nearly 900 congregate and home-delivered meals to Arizonans each day. We provide home and community-based services to enhance independence for Arizonans of all ages, including adult day health, Medicare-certified home health, and non-medical home-care services. We educate clients and family caregivers to empower them to maintain and enhance independence for themselves, their loved ones and their clients.

www.fsl.org/frontdoor Tax Code: 20199


Gabriel’s Angels inspires confidence, compassion and best behaviors in at-risk children through pet therapy.

In the last year, Gabriel’s Angels programing was made possible through 180 registered pet therapy teams, comprised of owners and their pets, who visited 123 statewide facilities serving 12,500 abused, neglected and at-risk children in the Phoenix, Tucson and Prescott areas. Your tax credit donation can provide the opportunity for Gabriel’s Angels pet therapy visits to these children, giving them unconditional love and teaching core social behaviors such as confidence, empathy and respect. Please remember that for every $50 of your tax credit donation, you can fund one year of life-changing pet therapy programs for one Arizona child. This is truly your tax dollars at work. THANK YOU!

gabrielsangels.org/Tax Tax Code: 20449


Founded in 1985, Gesher Disability Resources serves children and adults affected by a disability through inclusion assistance in the classroom, resource referral, residential support and social groups.

Tax credit donations received by Gesher Disability Resources enhance ALL programs and services offered by the agency. While the year 2020 brought challenges to so many of us, Gesher pivoted, moving learning and social groups from in-person settings to online offerings. An education enhancement program called Camp Gesher kept students from experiencing the summer slump. Weekly Gesher ZOOM Rooms with member-requested themes and Gesher Game Sundays have provided online fun with friends. The Gesher Gala will also be moved to an online show with both live and recorded segments. For more information, please contact info@gesherdr.org.

gesherdr.org/donate/ Tax Code: 20748


Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona, Bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope.

The housing crisis in the Valley was bad before COVID 19. Now the pandemic has underscored just how important it is to have a decent and safe place to call home. Many Valley residents struggle to put food on the table, let alone have the money for much-needed home repairs to keep them safe and secure. Last year we were privileged to help 19 Arizona families realize the dream of homeownership. We also served 349 families with much-needed home repairs. When we consider the affordability issues in Arizona and how the pandemic has made quality-of-life issues worse for everyone who lives here, the need for affordable homeownership solutions becomes clear.

habitatcaz.org/donate-online Tax Code: 20434


House of Refuge Sunnyslope, Inc. We provide these three things to men, women and single mothers: love that brings hope, safe housing for stability, and classes and programs that equip them to live transformed, independent lives.

House of Refuge Sunnyslope has been breaking the cycle of homelessness since 1988. Providing more than transitional housing, we equip individuals to lead independent lives that enable them to break free from homelessness. Coming from chronic unemployment, recovery or an endless cycle of homelessness, our residents experience a clean, safe home where transforming their life can begin. Full-time work is paired with a personalized program designed to achieve the ultimate goal of being self-sufficient. “Fear has been replaced with peace, and God has made a big change in my heart and in my parenting,” said Lisa, a former resident.

refugesunnyslope.com/az-tax-credit Tax Code: 20280


Human Services Campus, Inc., using the power of collaboration to end homelessness, The Human Services Campus, Inc., in partnership with 15 nonprofit organizations, provides services to solve homelessness for men and women.

Your tax credit gift supports our life-changing services 365 days a year, through global pandemics and record-breaking heat. The Human Services Campus reunifies clients with family and friends and offers intake and assessments, post office services, connections to a holistic array of partner services on the campus including identification documents, shelter, meals, medical, dental, employment and legal services, navigation to housing, and coordination with regional access points and housing providers. Our most important outcome: connecting nearly 2,500 individuals with permanent housing in the last year.

donorbox.org/hsc Tax Code: 20970


Jewish Family and Children’s Service serves more than 40,000 individuals across the Valley each year.  Thank you for joining our mission of healing lives. regardless of age, faith or background.

tax credit dollars help provide critical support for the most vulnerable individuals, families, older adults and children in our community. The funds we receive to toward numerous services that benefit the community as a whole. Your gift of $400 or $800 helps pay for behavioral health and primary medical care services, in-home support for an older adults, emergency shelter for a victims of domestic violence, job training and GED education for youth transitioning out of foster care and so much more.

jfcsaz.org/taxcredit Tax Code: 20255


The Joy Bus mission is to relieve the daily struggles of homebound cancer patients with a fresh and healthy meal delivered by a friendly face.

Many cancer patients are left to fend for themselves during this turning point in their lives. The Joy Bus eases that burden by providing healthy meals, specified to meet a cancer patient’s needs, from fresh, organic, non-GMO produce. Tucked into each hand-decorated bag is an information sheet on the nutritional power of the ingredients used and how they will support their fight against cancer. More than a meal, The Joy Bus provides wellness checks for cancer patients and weekly opportunities to personally support a person dealing with some of the most challenging days of their life.

thejoybusdiner.com/donations Tax Code: 22214


Junior Achievement of Arizona, we are preparing 60K+ primarily low-income Arizona students this year to succeed in work and life, regardless of where they are learning today.

Tomorrows are more important than ever. Our kids’ perception of our community and what it stands for are being shaped in ways that will define their entire lives. JA’s critical programs help kids see their potential and give them the skills and knowledge they need to step into that potential. We are the spark that ignites their dreams and gives them hope. Every year, we prepare tens of thousands of primarily low-income students to think critically, manage their money, thrive in their careers and ultimately pursue the future they deserve. Hope can’t wait. Tomorrow needs us today.

jaaz.org/frontdoorstaxcredit Tax Code: 20937


Kids in Focus is dedicated to empowering and equipping at-risk kids to shift from surviving to thriving; through evidence-based mentoring programs, vulnerable children build hope and resilience, starting at age 10.

When kids experience abuse, neglect, homelessness and other traumas, they disconnect from the world and themselves. Through the restorative power of photography and with the guidance of dedicated mentors, Kids in Focus alters the course of troubled lives. KIF’s innovative programs help forge the resilience needed to overcome hardship and trauma by instilling confidence, character, trust, belonging, curiosity and hope. Each program uses photography and one-on-one time with mentors as the tools to help kids reframe their world and open their eyes to their potential. All programs are provided free of charge, thanks in part to tax credit contributions.

kidsinfocus.org/taxcredit Tax Code: 20929


Legacy Connection is an affiliate nonprofit organization of BHHS Legacy Foundation and collaborates with a variety of local nonprofits to support a range of programs that serve disadvantaged children.

As a Qualifying Charitable Organization, Legacy Connection receives community donations that support its main initiative, Backpack Buddies, a vital resource for thousands of Arizona schoolchildren. Backpack Buddies donations made to Legacy Connection are matched by the Foundation dollar-for-dollar. The combined funding supports local nonprofit organizations serving low-income children from Title I schools. The children receive all brand-new items — backpacks filled with school supplies and hygiene items, books, undergarments, school clothing and shoes — preparing them to return to school with confidence, ready to learn.

bhhslegacy.org Tax Code: 20524


Mission of Mercy Arizona Health Partnership Fund restores dignity and “heals through love” by providing free primary healthcare, medication and patient education to working poor and uninsured Arizonans.

Mission of Mercy Arizona (MOM) brings doctors to the people via two mobile RV medical units and an army of volunteer health professionals at six donated clinic sites in underserved communities of Maricopa County. We are the medical home for nearly 3,000 uninsured patients annually, and our volunteers helped to provide 13,475 patient visits last year alone. In operation in the Valley for more than two decades, MOM is 100 percent privately funded, which allows us to serve everyone who walks through our doors — no questions asked. Because health matters. For everyone.

amissionofmercy.org/arizona/charitable-tax-credit Tax Code: 20941


The National Kidney Foundation of Arizona is the only agency of last resort for Arizonans battling kidney disease. We’ve provided vital patient aid and early detection education since 1963.

Kidney disease is particularly dangerous because it can become quite serious before you ever notice symptoms. Ninety percent of people with the disease have no idea. Your generous gift would provide expensive medications and nutritional supplements for patients in need. It would pay for transportation that gets patients to lifesaving dialysis or dental work that is mandatory before being put on a transplant list. Your gift is also proactive. Community funds provide research, public health screenings and other critical programs that slow the spread and help patients find donors willing to give the gift of life.

azkidney.org/arizona-charitable-tax-credit Tax Code: 20663


Nourish Phoenix (formerly ICM Food and Clothing Bank) is a community engagement center that provides the vulnerable population in Central Phoenix with emergency assistance, providing nutrition, clothing and toiletries at no cost to the community.

Your tax credit contribution benefits the NourishPHX food pantry and clothing bank, which nurtures families by alleviating immediate hunger, clothing and toiletry needs. Your generosity also supports our nutrition education and workforce development programs, which provide resources to empower our families and help them become self-reliant members of our community, who can meet their own basic needs regardless of their situation. These additional services have been made possible through sponsorship and private donation, and we are grateful for the support.

nourishphx.org/donate Tax Code: 20385


one•n•ten serves LGBTQ youth and young adults ages 11-24, providing empowering social and service programs that promote self-expression, self-acceptance, leadership development and healthy life choices.

With programs ranging from workforce development and mentoring, supportive housing for youth experiencing homelessness, to the nation’s largest LGBTQ summer camp, Camp OUTdoors, one•n•ten serves more than 1,279 youths across Arizona each year. Our vibrant youth center located in central Phoenix serves as the primary connection point for services. At the same time, satellite programming is offered across the state in Anthem, Chandler, Flagstaff, Glendale, Litchfield Park, Mesa, Prescott, Queen Creek, Scottsdale and Yuma.

give.onenten.org/give Tax Code: 20190


The Phoenix Indian Center, established in 1947, is a human services organization dedicated to improving the health and well-being of families.professionals.

We provide direct services to more than 7,500 clients annually through workforce development for unemployed and underemployed individuals to secure a permanent job with a livable wage; drug and alcohol prevention to help youths make positive life choices; skill-building seminars to inspire high school youths to stay in school and be ready for college or career and life after high school; and language classes and cultural-sharing opportunities to keep American Indian culture alive, along with COVID relief support.

phxindcenter.org/financial-support Tax Code: 20394


Phoenix Rescue Mission provides hope, healing and new beginnings to hungry, homeless and hurting men, women and children in the Valley of the Sun.

Phoenix Rescue Mission strives to transform lives through a comprehensive approach designed to provide a hand-up, not just a handout. Through the efforts of highly qualified staff, hundreds of dedicated volunteers and a strong team of partner organizations, we address the mental, physical and emotional needs of those in our community struggling with hunger, homelessness, addiction and trauma. But we can’t do it without you! Your tax credit dollars fund programs like mobile outreach, short-term temporary shelter, long-term residential recovery, vocational development and food box distribution.

phoenixrescuemission.org/taxcredit Tax Code: 20549


Power Paws Assistance Dogs, Inc., our mission is to provide highly skilled assistance dogs to people with disabilities, education and continuing support for working assistance dog teams, and to be a resource in the community for people with disabilities.

Your tax credit donation lowers the cost of training an assistance dog for those faced with the financial burden of healthcare for the rest of their lives. Power Paws provides assistance dogs to Arizona’s most vulnerable citizens — the disabled. Areas of service: PTSD, Mobility, Type I Diabetes and Facility Dogs. Dogs work with survivors of sexual/domestic abuse. Dogs are also placed with forensic interviewers in court when survivors provide testimony or find digital evidence for internet crimes against children. Our dogs improve the quality of life for those we serve.

azpowerpaws.org/donate/arizona-tax-credit Tax Code: 20712


Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Central and Northern Arizona keeps families together and close to the resources they need when traveling to the Valley for medical care for their children.

Since 1985, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central and Northern Arizona has been providing families with a “home-away-from-home” when they need it most. Across three Valley locations, our home-like accommodations and support services help families with sick or injured children who must travel to metropolitan Phoenix to receive pediatric care that isn’t available in their home community. While doctors and nurses at local medical facilities take care of their child, we take care of families by providing a place for them to rest and rejuvenate so they can keep on fighting their hardest battles together.

rmhccnaz.org/donate Tax Code: 20400


Ryan House, with our world-class care and programs, we embrace all children and their families as they navigate life-limiting or end-of-life journeys through palliative and respite care that addresses the emotional, spiritual and social needs of the family.

The Support-A-Stay Program at Ryan House provides 24-hour respite stays for children with life-limiting and terminal conditions. Respite is a gift of time; short-term overnight stays that help a family take breaks from the stress of 24/7 home care. Through the Support-A-Stay Program, we provide professional nursing care, expert Child-Life care, life-enhancing therapeutic/expressive activities and experiences, food and nourishment, and medical supplies, along with anticipatory grief, legacy work and bereavement support in our 12,500-square-foot, home-like medical facility.

ryanhouse.org/lend-a-hand/#az_charitable_tax_credit Tax Code: 20088


The Salvation Army has been helping Arizonans in need overcome poverty, addiction and economic hardships through a range of social services for more than 125 years.

Your generous tax credit contributions help The Salvation Army provide food for the hungry, emergency shelter and clothing for the homeless, disaster and heat relief, rent and utilities assistance, senior activity and outreach, holiday joy, adult rehabilitation, skills training, opportunities for underprivileged children — “Doing the Most Good” in communities throughout Arizona. In the first-ever listing of “America’s Favorite Charities” by The Chronicle of Philanthropy, The Salvation Army ranked as the country’s largest privately-funded, direct-service nonprofit.

salarmy.us/AZTaxCredit Tax Code: 20671


Smiles and Beyond, our mission is to provide the gift of a restored smile to men and women who have experienced incarceration or domestic violence and are committed to rebuilding their lives.

For 10 years, Mary did not look in a mirror because she was ashamed of what she saw. Who has $35,000 to pay for major dental work? Not Mary. Her job-training instructor said she was one of his hardest workers, but Mary still could not get past the interview stage. Generous folks like you helped Smiles and Beyond give Mary the dental care and confidence she so desperately needed. Today, she has a family, a good job and is proud to show off her new smile. How many people’s lives — like Mary’s — will you change today?

smilesandbeyond.org/aztaxcredit Tax Code: 20828


Sojourner Center, overcoming the impact of domestic violence, one life at a time.

More than half of the population we serve at Sojourner Center are children. We have a licensed Child Development Center that benefits from your tax credit gift each year.

sojournercenter.org/donate Tax Code: 20544


Southwest Behavioral & Health Services, delivering compassionate care to enhance lives and improve communities.

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services provides services in the greater Phoenix metropolitan area, rural Maricopa County, Gila, Mohave, Coconino and Yavapai counties. SB&H offers an array of programs to meet the unique needs of the communities we serve. These include integrated care and value-based contracting; outpatient mental health treatment and psychiatric services, including medication monitoring; assistance for persons with addictions; intensive inpatient care for persons in crisis; residential housing, in-home and supported housing services; prevention services, community outreach and school-based counseling; services throughout the lifespan for members with autism spectrum disorder (ASD); and four opioid replacement clinics throughout the state.

sbhservices.org/donate Tax Code: 20125


St. Mary’s Food Bank, the world’s first food bank is Arizona’s largest food bank — St. Mary’s Food Bank exists to help feed hungry families throughout Arizona, including Maricopa and 12 other counties across the state.

Reacting to the needs of Arizona during COVID-19, St. Mary’s Food Bank provided an unprecedented volume of food to help the hungry in Arizona. We regularly distribute over 250,000 pounds of food through more than 600 nonprofit partners across Arizona. Our Kids Cafe School Pantry and Backpack programs help to feed hungry children in our communities. St. Mary’s Food Bank is so efficient that for every dollar donated, we are able to provide seven meals for those in need. That’s right! $1 = 7 MEALS.

StMarysFoodBank.org Tax Code: 20208


UMOM New Day Centers mission is to prevent and end homelessness with innovative strategies and housing solutions that meet the unique needs of each family and individual.

UMOM New Day Centers is a local nonprofit dedicated to ending homelessness for families, single women and youth in our community. With a focus on restoring hope, rebuilding lives and ending homelessness, we work with individuals one-on-one and provide a variety of supportive services and resources such as employment workshops, life skills classes, health care and more. Last year we served more than 15,000 people. Your gift provides critical shelter and access to supportive services and housing programs that help individuals secure employment and safe and sustainable housing.

umom.org/donate Tax Code: 20541


Valleywise Health Foundation is the 501(c)(3) nonprofit partner to Valleywise Health, Arizona’s public teaching health system.

Valleywise Health is home to the Arizona Burn Center, one of Arizona’s largest physician training programs, and is the largest provider of inpatient psychiatric care in Arizona. Unlike other health systems, more than 65 percent of Valleywise patients are financially vulnerable. Money raised supports critical patient needs and programs, including burn survivorship care, behavioral health services, and teaching tomorrow’s healthcare professionals. As the designated community health provider for our vulnerable neighbors, donors help Valleywise Health achieve its mission — exceptional care, without exception, every patient, every time.

valleywisehealthfoundation.org/donate Tax Code: 20047


At Waste Not Waste Not, we’re creating sustainable food systems that help people and the planet to flourish by eliminating food waste and hunger through innovative community partnerships.

A great deal of time, money and resources go into growing and delivering nutritious food. Yet, each year, 40 percent of that food is thrown away. At the same time, nearly 1 million people in Arizona are struggling with food insecurity. We’re transforming this broken system by connecting tens of thousands of Arizonans with quality food that would otherwise go to waste. Waste Not collects fresh food from local food businesses such as restaurants, catering companies and grocery stores. It then delivers that food to 60+ nonprofits that provide critical community services, such as housing and employment assistance. With a tax credit investment, you’re helping to reimagine what’s possible for food rescue and making our community and our planet healthier.

wastenotaz.org/taxcredit Tax Code: 20408


Since 1979, WHEAT has been working to end hunger and poverty at the root.

Programs include: the Clothes Silo, a clothing boutique empowering economically disadvantaged women through the provision of free workwear; the Fair Trade Store, fighting global poverty with fair and ethically traded wares; and WHEAT’s management training, providing skill-building workshops and on-the-job training for living wage employment.

wheat-world-hunger-education-advocacy-and-training Tax Code: 20391


Whispering Hope Ranch Foundation provides hope and healing to children with special needs through the wonders of camp, the beauty of nature and the human-animal connection.

There are more than 280,000 children in Arizona with special healthcare needs and one camp facility designed and built from the ground up expressly for them — Whispering Hope Ranch. Serving children living with any physical, medical, emotional or intellectual disability, Whispering Hope Ranch is more than just a camp. It is a place where campers accomplish things they never thought possible, where differences are the norm, and a place of acceptance and respect. Camp is a powerful experience for children with special needs, giving them strength during difficult times, improved medical compliance and renewed hope for the future.

whisperinghoperanch.org Tax Code: 20322


School Tuition Organizations

Arizona Tuition Connection provides an easy way for donors to use tax credits to support children attending the private school that is right for their needs.

Arizona Tuition Connection works with every qualified school in the state. Donors can recommend that a child or school receive their tax credit donation and receipts are sent quickly for your tax records. This tax credit program is an excellent way to support a school or family you know with their tuition needs or donate to support general funds for low-income or special-needs students. Please contact us if you have any questions. We will be happy to walk you through the donation process.

arizonatuitionconnection.com/donate


Catholic Education Arizona, we provide scholarships to underserved children to change lives, serve society and transform culture.

The mission of Catholic Education Arizona is to enable underserved families in Arizona to provide a quality education for their children. Through tax credit support, every child has an equal opportunity to pursue an education that allows them to reach their highest potential. Our organization provides both individual and corporate Arizona taxpayers to choose what their taxes support. Ninety-nine percent of our students graduate high school, and 97 percent continue to post-secondary education or enter military service. Catholic Education Arizona and Arizona taxpayers work together, investing in Arizona’s economy and the education of the next generation.

catholiceducationarizona.org/contribute


For more than 20 years, the Jewish Tuition Organization (JTO), a student tuition organization (STO), has provided scholarships for children at six local Jewish day schools.

The JTO raises funds through Arizona’s dollar-for-dollar private school tuition tax credit available to both individuals and corporations. Without the community’s support, many of our students could not receive the education that is so important to their families. For tax year 2020, the maximum credit is $1,183 for individuals and $2,365 for couples. C corps, S corps and insurance companies can also receive a tax credit. The corporate tax credit does not have a maximum up to the state cap for the program. For more information, visit jto.phoenix.org or call us at 480.634.4926.

donations.jtophoenix.org


Since 1968, New Way Academy has provided a transformative education to students in grades K-12 with learning challenges such as ADHD, dyslexia and executive functioning diagnoses.

Each student at New Way is a gift to our school and community, which is why the need to provide resources for our students is ever-growing. Tax credit donations help our students with the tuition assistance they need to resume their education at the school that gives them the resources and support to learn their very best. Without tax credit gifts, nearly 70 percent of our students would need tuition support to get the education they deserve from our highly trained and dedicated New Way staff. Tax credit contributions are imperative to make New Way possible for most of our students.

newwayacademy.org/support-new-way/az-tax-donation


NOTICE: A school tuition organization cannot award, restrict or reserve scholarships solely on the basis of donor recommendation. A taxpayer may not claim a tax credit if the taxpayer agrees to swap donations with another taxpayer to benefit either taxpayer’s own dependent.

Public School Tax Credit

Arizona School for the Arts is a nonprofit, public charter school committed to equity and access where no prior arts experience is required and all students are welcome that serves more than 850 students in grades 5-12.

ASA is an innovative model in education with a concentration on college preparation through immersion in the performing arts. Giving your annual Arizona Public School Tax Credit to ASA allows our students to participate in extracurricular activities that enhance character development and create a well-rounded, civically engaged, critical thinking, globally-minded citizen. Contributions fund clubs such as Mock Trial, Model UN and Robotics.

goasa.org/help-us-thrive/arizona-public-school-tax-credit Tax Code: 07-87-22-001


Umbrella Organizations

AZ Tax Credit Funds allows donors to go to one easy-to-use location to make all of their tax credit donations.

AZ Tax Credit Funds makes it simple for donors to review and understand the missions of the qualifying organizations to choose from. Once an organization has been selected, AZ Tax Credit Funds makes it easy for donors to make their donations and provides the support documents needed for tax purposes. Donors can donate to any QCO, QFCO or school directly from one location, simplifying the entire tax credit donation process.

aztaxcreditfunds.com


Executive Council Charities’ mission is to support charity organizations focused on helping youth in our community overcome adversity and reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens.

Support Arizona Youth (SAY) is the annual campaign for Executive Council Charities (ECC), an umbrella organization for the Arizona Charitable Tax Credit. Through SAY, donors can take advantage of the tax credit for both qualified charities and foster care charities and choose either “Highest Need,” to have the most significant impact among our 50 featured charities, or indicate a preference for any specific qualified charity. Not only are 100 percent of the funds forwarded along to benefit vital programs at these charities, but ECC also covers credit card processing fees.

SupportArizonaYouth.org Tax Code: 20726


Valley of the Sun United Way since 1925, has unified diverse partners, donors, businesses, nonprofits, government and faith-based communities to build a stronger Valley for us all.

United Way and our partners help provide snack packs for students in food-insecure homes, train after-school program employees to mentor students, and help adults find jobs. Over the last year, 79,205 kids received Breakfast in the Classroom, 7,000 children received School Readiness Kits, and 4,058 adults obtained employment.

vsuw.org/taxcredit Tax Code: 20726


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