Qualified Charitable Organization

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

Contributions for the 2020 tax year can be made through April 15, 2021.

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

Details

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.

Looking for organizations to donate to?

Animals Helping Humans

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

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.

Behavioral Health/Substance Abuse

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.

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

La Frontera, Inc. – 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.

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

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.

Domestic Violence/Trafficking

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. 

JFCS of Southern Arizona – JFCS therapists are trauma experts who offer intensive therapy and counseling for adults who are victims of domestic violence and other crimes.

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

Mt. Graham Safe House – Confidential safety/support to victims of domestic or sexual violence.

Education

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

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

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

Employment Assistance

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

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.

Family Support

Caring Ministries – Supporting local communities by providing food, clothing, and other resources while sharing the love and salvation of Jesus Christ to everyone we serve.

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

F.O.R Maricopa – Providing food and other resources for the families of Maricopa and surrounding communities. Watch our video to learn more.

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

Integrative Touch for Kids – Changing the way people experience health and healing through a unique whole child, whole Family, whole community wellness model.  Watch our video to learn more.

JFCS of Southern Arizona – We provide individual, couples, family and group counseling services to people of all ages depending on the unique needs of each child, teen, adult, family or senior.

Parent Aid – Preventing Child abuse by strengthening families and our community.  Watch our video to learn more.

Food Bank/Assistance

Caring Ministries – Supporting local communities by providing food, clothing, and other resources while sharing the love and salvation of Jesus Christ to everyone we serve.

Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona – The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona responds to the root causes of hunger and seeks to restore dignity, health, opportunity and hope to people living in poverty.

Felicia’s FarmHelping very low income and/or homeless people have better food to eat.

F.O.R Maricopa – Providing food and other resources for the families of Maricopa and surrounding. Watch our video to learn more. 

IMPACT of Southern Arizona – Improving lives & inspiring futures in our under-served communities.

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

Healthcare

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

Hands of Hope Tucson – Promoting a culture of life, hope, and healing, by caring for those facing unplanned pregnancy. Through our Christ centered organization, we reveal the truth about the unborn person, teach sexual integrity, and offer a path to healing from an abortion experience.

Integrative Touch for Kids – Changing the way people experience health and healing through a unique whole child, whole Family, whole community wellness model.  Watch our video to learn more.

Tucson Interfaith HIV/AIDS Network (TIHAN) – Providing service to those affected by HIV/AIDS.

Legal Aid

Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project – Provides free legal and social services to detained men, women, and children under threat of deportation.

Southern Arizona Legal Aid – Offering quality legal services to Arizona’s vulnerable citizens.

Refugee Assistance

Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project – Provides free legal and social services to detained men, women, and children under threat of deportation.

Senior Support

Eastside Neighbors Volunteer Program – Helping seniors stay in their homes.

Interfaith Community Services Helping those in achieve stable, healthy and independent lives.

JFCS of Southern Arizona – We help Jewish seniors 60+ connect with the resources and support they need. We also help people who need support for their senior parents, friends and neighbors.

Lend a Hand – Neighbors helping senior neighbors.

Special Needs

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

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

Integrative Touch for Kids – Changing the way people experience health and healing through a unique whole child, whole Family, whole community wellness model.  Watch our video to learn more.

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

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.

Women’s Support

Hands of Hope Tucson – Promoting a culture of life, hope, and healing, by caring for those facing unplanned pregnancy. Through our Christ centered organization, we reveal the truth about the unborn person, teach sexual integrity, and offer a path to healing from an abortion experience.

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.

Reachout Women’s Center – help women overcome the shock of an unplanned pregnancy. ​

Veterans and Military

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.

Youth Support

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.

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

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern AZ – Helping children realize their potential.

Integrative Touch for Kids – Changing the way people experience health and healing through a unique whole child, whole Family, whole community wellness model.  Watch our video to learn more.

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.

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

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

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If you do not see the organization you want to donate to on this list, please call us. (480) 865-8081