Dollar-for-dollar matches available through local tax credit coalition

Photo Courtesy Creative Commons: Couples can receive up to an $800 tax credit by giving money to local nonprofit organizations. Donations from now until April 15 qualify for a dollar-for-dollar tax credit on the tax owed for 2020.

SAFFORD—The Graham Greenlee Tax Credit Coalition is a collaboration of local nonprofits promoting the dollar-for-dollar tax credit given for donations to organizations that serve low-income individuals in Graham and Greenlee counties.  

The hard-working nonprofits who are members of this year’s coalition are the Boys and Girls Club of the Gila Valley, Canyonlands Healthcare, CHAP Ministries, Graham County Rehabilitation Center, Graham County Substance Abuse Coalition, Mt. Graham Safe House, Our Neighbors Farm & Pantry, SEACUS, and Tooth B.U.D.D.S.   

Graham Greenlee Tax Credit Coalition members are qualified nonprofit organizations who have a mission of providing direct services to individuals, children, and families in Graham and Greenlee counties.

Donations made now through April 15 qualify for a dollar-for-dollar tax credit on the tax owed in 2020 Arizona state income tax returns. Individuals may receive up to a $400 credit and couples filing jointly may receive up to an $800 credit.  For more information about our coalition, please visit the website here or its Facebook page here.

Many partners are helping spread the word on how to keep Arizona income tax dollars local and support nonprofits, including United Way of Graham & Greenlee Counties, Edward D. Jones, Graham County, the city of Safford, the town of Thatcher, both Graham and Greenlee Chamber of Commerce, Safford and Thatcher United School Districts, Ace Hardware and III County Distributing.

The Arizona Community Foundation of the Gila Valley is proud to serve as the fiscal agent of this project. Contact the ACF of the Gila Valley’s Board of Advisor Chair at (928) 965-0903 for questions or comments.   

The Arizona Community Foundation of the Gila Valley was founded as a permanent philanthropic endowment for the enduring benefit of Graham and Greenlee counties. This family of charitable funds is guided by a local board of advisors and benefits from cost-efficient, centralized professional services provided by the Arizona Community Foundation. Established in 1978, the Arizona Community Foundation is a statewide family of charitable funds supported by thousands of Arizonans. With five regional offices serving communities across Arizona, ACF is among the top 25 community foundations in the nation with more than $1 billion in trust and endowment assets and is certified under the National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations. Since its inception, ACF and its affiliates have awarded more than $850 million in grants, scholarships, and loans to nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies. More information is available at azfoundation.org.

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