Qualified Charitable Organization

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 15, 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, 2022 to April 15, 2022 may be used as a tax credit on either your 2021 or 2022 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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Or discover more great organizations below:

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Habitat for Humanity – Bringing people together to build homes, communities, and hope.

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.

Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest – Stabilizing people during crisis and transition, building a foundation where people can thrive, and preserving dignity and respect for the most vulnerable.

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

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.

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. 

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

Midwest Food Bank – Alleviating hunger and malnutrition locally and throughout the world and providing disaster relief; all without discrimination.

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.

Habitat for Humanity– Bringing people together to build homes, communities, and hope.

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.

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

Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest – Stabilizing people during crisis and transition, building a foundation where people can thrive, and preserving dignity and respect for the most vulnerable.

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.

Habitat for Humanity – Bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope.

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.

Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest – Stabilizing people during crisis and transition, building a foundation where people can thrive, and preserving dignity and respect for the most vulnerable.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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