Tax-credit scholarships allow taxpayers to receive full or partial tax credits when they donate to nonprofits that provide private school scholarships. Eligible taxpayers can include both individuals and businesses. In some states, scholarship-giving nonprofits also provide innovation grants to public schools and/or transportation assistance to students choosing alternative public schools.
Watch the short, animated video below to see how tax-credit scholarships work for families.
Seventeen states have tax-credit scholarship programs.
Check out the list below for quick links to those program details, which include family eligibility tests, participation numbers, funding amounts and more.
Tax-Credit Scholarship Fast Facts
Do you know how many kids across the country are using tax-credit scholarship programs? Which state has the biggest tax-credit scholarship program? For more little-known truths about these programs, visit our Tax-Credit Scholarship fast facts.
To compare and contrast data from all of the states’ tax-credit scholarship programs, visit our School Choice in America Dashboard.