Qualified Charitable Organizations

Qualified Charitable Organizations

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Youth Development

Assistance League of Phoenix

Assistance League of Phoenix improves the lives of children through programs that provide basic needs, foster self-esteem and enhance quality of life.

Assistance League of Phoenix has been serving the most vulnerable in our community for over 63 years. Your tax credit donation will provide children in our community who are food/clothing insecure with a new wardrobe package (clothing, shoes, hygiene items and books). Our three Delivering Dreams Buses travel across the Valley, serving over 13,000 children in grades K-8 living in poverty at 130 Title I schools throughout the school year to bring the program directly to children in need. We also serve children living in foster care, experiencing homelessness, and refugees. Last year, we served 47,000 children through our programs. 


Youth Development | Tax Code 20533

Back to School Clothing Drive

Back to School Clothing Drive breaks down barriers to educational equality by providing new school clothes, shoes, backpacks, school supplies and personal hygiene items to low-income children throughout Arizona.

The feeling of not fitting in at school isn’t just bad for self-esteem; it’s also an indicator of future educational success. Your tax credit donation helps Back to School Clothing Drive give low-income students new clothes, shoes and backpacks filled with school supplies so they can go to school feeling great and ready to learn! We have served Arizona’s families for 55 years, and more than 20,000 students are impacted annually by one of our programs. Thank you for helping us help them!


Youth Development | Tax Code 20462

The Be Kind People Project

The Be Kind People Project® (BE KIND) offers character education programs to K-8 youth that improve the learning environment and build a generation of respectful, responsible, healthy and caring people. 

With children facing social, academic and mental health challenges, the need for effective youth development continues to grow. Using the skills of kindness found in The Be Kind Pledge, thousands of Title I students are provided with an evidence-based character education solution that improves academics, relationship skills and well-being. 

After the first year of BE KIND School programs, results include: 
•11 percent higher academic improvement on standardized test scores

•19 percent reduction in behavior referrals  

A tax credit donation of $400 supports 53 students, and $800 supports 4 classrooms with the character education skills to be successful now and in the future.


Youth Development | Tax Code 20831

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona

For almost 70 years, BBBSAZ has operated under the belief that every child has the inherent ability to succeed and thrive in life.

Each time a gift is made to Big Brother Big Sisters of Central Arizona (BBBSAZ), potential is ignited within our community. Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, professionally supported matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and youth (“Littles “) ages 6 through 18 in Maricopa County and Pinal County. We develop constructive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people and the community. Dedicated mentors can help their mentees make positive choices and lay out plans for their futures. When you give to BBBSAZ, you join a network of thousands who believe in empowering potential.


Youth Development | Tax Code 20332

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley 

For thousands of Valley kids, their Boys & Girls Club is a safe refuge where they can learn, play and grow into a strong, resilient adult. 

When school is out, the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley are open! We empower youth with arts, recreation, character development and leadership skills after school and in summer. Our 30 Clubs thrive in under-resourced communities, providing thousands of kids with proven educational programs, meals and recreation. From reading to e-sports to basketball to internships, Clubs offer life-changing programs to those who need us most. Join us in creating a brighter future for children aged 5–18. Your donations make programs accessible for working families and offer scholarships to those in need. Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley: Transforming lives, one donation at a time.


Youth Development | Tax Code 20331

Future for KIDS

Future for KIDS’ mission is to provide mentor-driven, out-of-schooltime programs and camps that focus on academics, athletics and ethics to improve the lives of youth who face adversity.

For more than 30 years, we have been standing alongside kids and their families to provide the extra support needed to navigate life’s challenges. Our vision is that all children have the resources for a bright future.


Youth Development | Tax Code 20196

Horsense Program

Horsense is run by the nonprofit Health World Education, whose mission is to promote health and safety education by providing children with the information they need to build healthy lives.

Horsense provides a dynamic equestrian youth riding camp designed for students aged 8-11 who otherwise would not have the opportunity to interact with horses. The five-week-long program is held every Saturday at MacDonald’s Ranch in Scottsdale. Students learn first aid, desert survival skills and team building, along with classes on substance abuse prevention. The program engages children to learn about respect, responsibility and leadership skills. The camp is run by a diverse group of staff and volunteers, who provide a wonderful learning experience and help campers develop their character and build self-esteem.


Youth Development | Tax Code 22251

Jewish Family & Children’s Service

As one of the largest providers of behavioral health, healthcare and social services, Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS) supports children and teens across Maricopa County, regardless of faith or background. 

Our four healthcare centers provide behavioral health and primary care services to thousands of children and teens each year. We also partner with the Arizona Department of Child Safety to support families through counseling and provide programs for foster youth to achieve their educational and vocational goals. 


Youth Development | Tax Code 20255

Kids in Focus

Kids in Focus mentors kids from under-resourced communities to overcome adversity through the art of photography.

Youth today are navigating through a distressing event almost daily, whether through social media exposure, an ill loved one, bullying, abuse, neglect or other adversities. Having a positive and creative outlet and the guidance and support of an adult mentor can profoundly affect a child’s resilience, self-confidence and opportunity. Looking through a camera lens can help a child reframe their outlook on themselves and their future. KIF connects with kids through partner organizations and foster care agencies and serves them through camps, workshops, the Intensive Mentoring Series, and the Grads in Focus Program. 


Youth Development | Tax Code 20929

Legacy Connection

Legacy Connection is an affiliate nonprofit organization of the BHHS Legacy Foundation. It collaborates with a variety of local nonprofits to support a range of programs that serve underserved 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 dollar-for-dollar matched by BHHS Legacy Foundation. The combined funding supports local nonprofits 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.


Youth Development | Tax Code 20524


Our mission is to serve LGBTQ+ youth and young adults ages 11-24.

one·n·ten was founded in 1993 and provided a unique opportunity for LGBTQ+ youth to connect, socialize and receive support for navigating community recourses. Our services have expanded since then, but our goal is the same. We enhance the lives of LGBTQ+ youth and young adults through programs that promote self-expression, self-acceptance and healthy life choices. We are the largest organization in Arizona providing comprehensive services to LGBTQ+ and allied youth by connecting them with their peers, healthcare, housing, employment and the outdoors. one·n·ten continues to create a safe space for LGBTQ+ youth to grow and build skills in an affirming environment.


Youth Development | Tax Code 20190

Phoenix Conservatory of Music

We unleash the power of music in youth by providing equitable access that empowers them to develop themselves through music and creative youth development. 

With tax credit contributions, we are able to serve students from across the Valley. We served 1,500+ diverse students across programs and provided more than 7,000 hours of direct instruction. These students come from over 21 school districts, and 77 percent of our students receive programs at no cost, removing the burden of tuition. Our programs are student-centered, focused on creative youth development and rooted in American popular music. This allows us to reach students where they are in culturally appropriate ways that engage them for years to come.


Youth Development | Tax Code 20958

Rising Youth Theatre

Rising Youth Theatre is a youth leadership organization working at the intersection of art and social justice. We imagine and build the world we want to live in through youth-driven, multigenerational collaboration.

Young people telling their own stories is powerful. We all deserve a platform for our stories to be seen, heard and respected. At Rising Youth Theatre, young people are at the center of leadership, creativity and decision-making. We produce original plays around topics that matter, bring arts programs into schools, and partner with community organizations to create safe, joyful spaces for young people to learn and grow. When young people are centered, the impact is transformative — and theater and the arts are powerful tools with which young people can stand up and advocate for themselves, their peers and community. 


Youth Development | Tax Code 22150

Valley of the Sun YMCA – Valley YMCA Cares

The mission of Valley of the Sun YMCA Is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

As an organization with more than 130 years of caring for our community, Valley of the Sun YMCA responds quickly to creatively expand our programs to meet our community when, where and how we are needed most. With your help, we can continue to ensure the health, safety and well-being of every YMCA senior. Donations will support programs for senior outreach and wellness including transportation to medical appointment and grocery shopping, fall prevention classes, social activities, and fitness classes. And, if you choose to, you can earmark your gift to your local Y community.


Youth Development | Tax Code 20708

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