Tips For Parents: How to Engage Donors Having a child in private school is expensive. Some families are blessed being able to afford the tuition, while others need assistance. This is one of the reasons we are so thankful we exist, to help families financially who desire to make a choice in their educational provider…. Read more
It’s a great question. Why all the hype? What’s wrong with Wednesday? Or Thursday? Or any other day? Well. If you give on any day, that’s awesome. We so appreciate it. Your gift (any day) helps students in need. So if you somehow miss #GivingTuesday with all the other busy-ness we’re sure your life entails… Read more
Our mission at APESF is to serve Arizona families who desire to provide an effective and sustainable solutions for their children’s education. We serve families by providing tuition scholarships for students in grades K-12 attending private schools in the state of Arizona. As a certified School Tuition Organization (STO), APESF gives parents the power to… Read more
Do tax-credit scholarship programs drain money from district schools? (Guest Post by Marty Lueken) Perhaps the most-cited criticism of educational choice policies is that they “siphon” resources from district schools. High-quality research reveals numerous benefits stemming from educational choice, including benefits for participants, positive competitive effects, and fostering civic values. Policymakers, however, are concerned about the… 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.