It is already starting to feel like spring in Arizona, and we are looking ahead to some important upcoming dates in the APESF world: February 15th: The 2015-2016 school year application will close. If you already have an app on file with us this year, you’re covered! If you haven’t gotten around to it yet, you… Read more
Not all children learn the same. Sometimes, the public school assigned to your family is not the right fit for your children. It can be hard to watch them struggle through their education in their most formative years. When considering private school, the unforeseen financial burden can be daunting. We believe that parents need to do what… Read more
Step 1: EDUCATE YOURSELF ON THE TAX-CREDIT PROGRAM. First, understand the difference between the two individual giving programs: Original & Overflow/PLUS Donors can give to both for the same dollar-for-dollar tax credit (if they have the tax liability). All students can receive Original scholarships. Students can receive Overflow/Plus Scholarships if: Switching from public school In… Read more
In case you need some help, here is a crash course in applying with us: APPLICATION CHECKLIST — Before applying, be sure to have: GROSS INCOME for each member of your household (If applicable) VERIFICATION detailing previous tax-credit scholarships received (if not from APESF), previous AZ public school attendance, a documented disability and/or military orders. Click here… Read more
A school tuition organization cannot award, restrict or reserve scholarships
solely on the basis of a donor's 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.