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 18th, 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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Arizona Women’s Recovery Center (AWRC) – Providing substance abuse treatment to women through a variety of programs to address individual needs.

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!

Hoofbeats with Heart Partnering very special horses and compassionate licensed therapists, mental health professionals and trained Equine Specialists dedicated to providing therapies that can profoundly improve the lives of those living with physical, mental or emotional challenges.

Pawsitive Friendships – Providing Animal Assisted Therapy to children with special needs who are not engaging, complying, or progressing in their therapy, in order to assist, encourage, and support them through the unconditional love of an animal-human bond.  Watch our video to learn more.

Pearce Family Foundation – Angel Pups – Providing needed financial assistance, resource mobilization, and community engagement 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.

A New leaf – Providing assistance to those most in need in our community. Helping families, children, and adults overcome the challenges they face.  Watch our video to learn more.