Qualified Charitable Organization

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Your donation to the QCO tax credit will support organizations assisting low-income children, individuals and families.

Contributions for the 2021 tax year can be made through April 15th, 2022

  • Maximum contributions are $400 for filing single, or $800 for filing jointly.
  • Uses Tax Credit Form 321.

Is this donation a dollar-for-dollar tax credit off my Arizona State taxes?
Yes. Up to the maximum yearly donations set by the state, this donation is a dollar-for-dollar tax credit off your Arizona State taxes.

What organizations can receive a Qualified Charitable Tax Credit Donation? Only organizations that have been approved by the State of Arizona to operate as a Qualified Charitable Organization.  A list of current organizations that are approved to take these funds can be found on this website.

Can a taxpayer claim multiple tax credits in the same taxable year? Yes.

Can I recommend a specific child receive my donation?   No.

What forms should an individual use to claim these credits? Arizona Form 321.

Must the credit for contributions be claimed in the year of donation? No. Credit eligible donations from January 1 through April 15 of a calendar year may be used as a tax credit on the prior year’s tax return. For example, qualifying donations made January 1, 2021 to April 15, 2021 may be used as a tax credit on either your 2020 or 2021 Arizona income tax return.

Can a taxpayer receive a refund of these credits? No. The credits may only be used to the extent they reduce a tax liability to zero. Any unused amounts may be carried forward for up to five consecutive taxable years.

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Hope for Addiction – A long-term transition home for at-risk single moms and their kids, Keeping families together and children out of foster care.  Watch our video to learn more.

Hushabye Nursery – Embracing substance exposed babies and their caregivers with compassionate, evidence-based care that changes the course of their entire lives.  Watch our video to learn more.

La Frontera – Providing outpatient and residential mental health and substance abuse treatment services to children, youth, and adults in Pima County, Arizona.

Miracle Center – Creating renewal through an individualized 18-month program, designed to help women foster a Christ-centered lifestyle, secure stable housing, employment and reach their full potential.  Watch our video to learn more. 

Phoenix Dream Center – Stopping human trafficking. Fighting drug addiction. Ending Hunger.

Southeastern Arizona Behavioral Health Services (SEABHS) – Offering a wide array of services for children and adults, including persons deemed to be seriously mentally ill, and persons struggling with substances.

Teen Challenge – Seeing all people freed from addiction through the power of Jesus Christ!

Pawsitive Friendships – Helping children with special needs who are not engaging, complying, or progressing in their therapy by providing Animal Assisted Therapy, thereby supporting and encouraging the kids through the unconditional love of an animal-human friendship.  Watch our video to learn more.

Pearce Family Foundation – Angel Pups – Providing needed financial assistance, mobilize resources and engage the community to support families with a child facing chronic or life-threatening illness.

TRAK Therapeutic Ranch – Strengthening kids and community through animal interaction.  Watch our video to learn more.

Therapeutic Riding of Tucson (TROT) – Changing lives one stride at a time.  TROT provides services to a diverse population of children and adults living with disabilities, starting at age four and including a specific class for military Veterans.  Watch our video to learn more.

Whispering Hope Ranch Foundation – Providing hope and healing to children with special needs through the wonders of camp, the beauty of nature and the human-animal connection.  Watch our video to learn more. 

Oakwood Creative Care – Enhancing the quality of life and spark joy for seniors with cognitive or physical challenges.  Watch our video to learn more.

Amanda Hope Rainbow Angels – Bringing dignity and comfort into the harsh world of childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Watch our video to learn more.

A New leaf – Helping families, Changing lives.  Watch our video to learn more. 

Arizona’s Children Association – Providing a variety of programs and services to meet the needs of more than 40,000 children, youth, and families each year.  Watch our video to learn more.

Hope Women’s Center – Supporting women and teen girls facing any difficult life situation.  We are a faith based, trauma informed, care center with six locations across Arizona.  Watch our video to learn more.

Interfaith Community Services – Helping people in need achieve stable, healthy, and independent lives.

La Frontera – Providing outpatient and residential mental health and substance abuse treatment services to children, youth, and adults in Pima County, Arizona.

MIKID – Improving the behavioral health and wellness of children and youth through a family-centered approach. Watch  our video to learn more.

Southeastern Arizona Behavioral Health Services (SEABHS) – Offering a wide array of services for children and adults, including persons deemed to be seriously mentally ill, and persons struggling with substances.

Southwest Human Development – Strengthening the foundation Arizona’s children need for a great start in life. Watch our video to learn more.

Teen Lifeline – Preventing teen suicide in Arizona through enhancing resiliency in youth and fostering supportive communities.

TROT – Changing lives one stride at a time.  TROT provides services to a diverse population of children and adults living with disabilities, starting at age four and including a specific class for military Veterans.  Watch our video to learn more.

Amanda Hope Rainbow Angels – Bringing dignity and comfort into the harsh world of childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Watch our video to learn more.

Arizona Cancer Foundation for Children – Providing social, emotional and financial support directly to families managing the health and well-being of a loved one with pediatric cancer.  Watch our video to learn more.

Cancer Support Community Arizona – Provides emotional and social support for anyone impacted by cancer and offers programs free of charge that include support groups, social activities, mind/body therapies, nutritional counseling, and educational seminars.  Watch our video to learn more.

Children’s Cancer Network – Supporting children and families throughout their cancer journey with programs and services designed to provide financial assistance, promote education, encourage healthy lifestyles, and create an awareness of issues they face related to childhood cancer.

Desert Cancer Foundation of Arizona – Providing cancer education, access to lifesaving screenings and secure treatment resources for the uninsured and underinsured in Arizona.

Southwest Kids Cancer Foundation – Giving children with cancer the same opportunities to experience joys and freedoms as a healthy child, including a meaningful camp experience.

The SingletonsMeeting the needs of today, by providing strength, hope and community to single parent families battling cancer.

A New leaf – Helping families, Changing lives.  Watch our video to learn more.

Emerge Center Against Domestic Abuse – Providing the opportunity to create, sustain, and celebrate a life free from abuse. Emerge offers a comprehensive range of support services to those experiencing domestic abuse. Watch our video to learn more.

Fans Across America – Providing basic daily necessities to homeless students and families, and victims of domestic violence.

Live and Learn – Empowering women to break the cycle of generational poverty. When women thrive, they strengthen their families and the community. Watch our video to learn more.

New Life Center – Helping to eliminate domestic and sexual violence through support services, education, and expertise. Our vision is to create an Arizona where all live free of domestic and sexual violence.

Phoenix Dream Center – Stopping human trafficking. Fighting drug addiction. Ending Hunger.

Save the Family – Specializing in domestic violence protocols to ensure that every client interaction at Save the Family is consistent with the trauma recovery process. Watch our video to learn more. 

Arizona’s Children Association – Providing a variety of programs and services to meet the needs of more than 40,000 children, youth, and families each year.  Watch our video to learn more.

Chicanos Por La Causa – Working to help individuals and families achieve self-sufficiency by providing accessible healthcare; affordable housing; a quality education; access to meaningful work; and political representation.

Children’s Care Arizona – Providing a way for you to use tax credits to provide childcare/support for low-income children of all ages.

East Valley JCC – Providing preschool and camp scholarships; preschool and camp inclusion for children with special needs; and meals, emergency financial assistance and social services to individuals and families in need.

Educate the 48th – Helping families afford the preschool years. Preschool can be expensive, and also unavoidable for working parents.  Donations through Educate the 48th are used for a variety of great causes such as tuition support and before/after care programs for qualifying families who need a little assistance.

Southwest Human Development– Strengthening the foundation Arizona’s children need for a great start in life. Watch our video to learn more.

Boys Hope Girls HopeProviding scholarship and support through college graduation. Boys Hope Girls Hope offers private school tuition, college preparation, support and enrichment opportunities to academically-capable and motivated young people from low-income families. Watch our video to learn more. 

Chicanos Por La Causa – Our programs work to help individuals and families achieve self-sufficiency by providing accessible healthcare; affordable housing; a quality education; access to meaningful work; and political representation.

Children’s Care Arizona – Providing a way for you to use tax credits to provide childcare/support for low-income children of all ages.

Community Montessori of Bisbee – Giving children the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills and love of learning.

Educate the 48th – Helping families afford the preschool years. Preschool can be expensive, and also unavoidable for working parents.  Donations through Educate the 48th are used for a variety of great causes such as tuition support and before/after care programs for qualifying families who need a little assistance.

Educational Enrichment Foundation – Providing resources to expand and enrich student learning in the Tucson Unified School District.

Helping Hands for Single Moms – Assisting low income single mom families as the mother attains a post-secondary, financial independence, and positive family legacy. Watch our video to learn more. 

ICAN – Improving Chandler Area Neighborhoods – Teaching disadvantaged youth real-life skills including goal setting, positive decision making and how to avoid the risky behaviors that are prevalent in the community. Watch our video to learn more.

JAG – Jobs for Arizona Graduates – Helping young people stay in school and acquire the academic, personal, leadership and vocational skills they will need to be successful upon graduation.

Junior Achievement of Arizona – Preparing more than 80,000 primarily low-income students each year to succeed in work and life by giving them the skills needed to manage their money, thrive in their future careers and to think innovatively.

Literacy Connects – Connecting people of all ages to a world of opportunities through literacy and creative expression.

Science For All – Supporting everyone in the world to get involved in shaping the future of human knowledge.

Science of Sport – Bringing math and science to life through Sports.

Beacon Group – Creating opportunities for people with disabilities helping them live meaningful and fulfilling lives.

Civitan Foundation – Enriching the lives of children and adults with developmental disabilities through forward-thinking, innovative and person-centered learning experiences promoting self-esteem, self-expression, community integration and independence.  Watch our video to learn more.

Copa Health – Providing world-class educational, therapeutic, rehabilitative, and social services to children and adults with developmental, physical and behavioral health challenges.

Homeward Bound – Creating pathways out of poverty for homeless families ready to make a change. We are committed to keeping families together and believe in a community where every family has a home.

JAG – Jobs for Arizona Graduates – Helping young people stay in school and to acquire the academic, personal, leadership and vocational skills they will need to be successful upon graduation.

Live and Learn – Empowering women to break the cycle of generational poverty. When women thrive, they strengthen their families and the community. Watch our video to learn more.

Miracle Center – Creating renewal through an individualized 18-month program, designed to help women foster a Christ-centered lifestyle, secure stable housing, employment and reach their full potential.  Watch our video to learn more.

Pan de Vida Foundation – Meeting Children’s, Senior Citizen’s, and Family’s Basic Needs While Promoting Self-Sufficiency.

Phoenix Dream Center– Offering benefits to veterans such as interview clothing, bus passes, and employment placement with reserved openings specifically to military veterans that are residents of the PDC.

Hustle PHX – Motivated by Christian faith, we encourage the creation of sustainable business ventures that affirm the dignity of people and lead to the flourishing of all communities in Phoenix.

Amanda Hope Rainbow Angels – Bringing dignity and comfort into the harsh world of childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Watch our video to learn more.

Arizona’s Children Association – Providing a variety of programs and services to meet the needs of more than 40,000 children, youth, and families each year.  Watch our video to learn more.

Arizona Autism United – Helping as many families as possible affected by autism and other developmental disabilities with individualized supports.   Watch our video to learn more.

Arizona Youth Partnership – Building solid foundations for youth and families by partnering with Arizona communities to prevent and solve local issues such as substance abuse, youth homelessness, lack of educational opportunities, teen pregnancy, and challenging family dynamics.

Assistance League of Phoenix – Improving the lives of Children through philanthropic programs that fulfill basic needs, foster self-esteem and enhance quality of life.  Watch our video to learn more.

Children’s Clinics Rehabilitative Services – Providing a family centered comprehensive medical home to meet the special needs of children and families.

Civitan Foundation – Enriching the lives of children and adults with developmental disabilities through forward-thinking, innovative and person-centered learning experiences promoting self-esteem, self-expression, community integration and independence.  Watch our video to learn more.

Cultivate Goodness – Focusing on needs in our community. We make serving easy!

East Valley JCC – Providing