scholarships

2014 Tax Credit Amounts Go Up!

by admin January 10, 2014

We all know it is now 9 days into 2014! Winter intersession is completed and students are back at school. Life is getting back to the routine that we feel comfortable with. For many that is music to your ears. What is new in 2014? The Arizona Tax Credits are going up…  So, if you are donating now for Tax Year 2014 – the dollar amounts have changed. I received a call yesterday asking if things were going to change – they are. Look below for those changes in dollar amounts. Tax Year 2014: “Original” Credit. Under the first type […]

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GivingTuesday

by admin November 19, 2013

We are under 2 weeks away from Thanksgiving. Time for family and friends to get together to enjoy each others company and give thanks for all of the wonderful blessing this past year has brought. It is a very special time! What follows Thanksgiving is normally Black Friday and Cyber Monday – the retailers way to kick off the holiday season. GivingTuesday is a movement to celebrate and kick off the giving season. The second annual GivingTuesday is on December 3, 2013. In the same way that retail stores take part in Black Friday, #GT wants the giving community to […]

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Spring Semester Application Review Deadline

by admin October 22, 2013

I felt it was important to put out a reminder about the upcoming deadline of November 1st 2013. This is the last day that we will be accepting applications for spring semester awards. If you have already submitted an application this year, you are 100% done. We will be reviewing all scholarship applications that have been submitted. If you are thinking about applying for a scholarship, you only have until November 1st to get your application in. Please don’t miss out on this opportunity! This will be the last time that we will be reviewing general scholarship applications for the […]

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Scholarship Application Update!

by admin June 17, 2013

We would like to take this time to update all parents, students and school’s on our progress on the many scholarship applications we received this year. As many know, we turned off the on-line application process a couple days after the 6/1 deadline. This was to help us collect all necessary information in order to complete the application review process. We looked for incomplete information, and sent out emails to folks to get the completed information. Our on-line application process was turned back on-line starting 6/16. For those that did not get their application in, please do so as quickly […]

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You Have Spoken, We’re Doing!

by admin May 21, 2013

We have spent time some time with quite a few of our donors and scholarship applicants discussing what Az4Education can do better. Some of the response, highlighted much of the work that we have been doing since the beginning of January. We still have much that we are going to over the summer that you have asked for! Let’s discuss the work that has been completed… You asked for better visibility into the process. We have provided a tool that gives you all of your donation data in one simple location. You can see you donation history with us! You […]

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Big Thank-you!

by admin April 16, 2013

It is hard to believe that another tax season has come and gone! This is our third season and third year as an Scholarship Tuition Organization (STO). We would like to share a big thank-you to everyone that we have talked, emailed or even our website has had interactions with. Because of all of you, we are very happy with our overall progress to date. This year has been something special – well, our fiscal year is actually over 6/30/2013 (we still have a couple of months). As we are sitting down this week to plan out next fiscal year, we […]

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You Still Have Time – Till April 15th

by admin March 21, 2013

Do you know that you can still get 2012 tax credit for donations made up to April 15th? That’s right! One of the reasons that most people struggle with making donations is the amount of time that in-between the donation and receiving credit.  We are very lucky in Arizona. Our legislature recognized that and we now can make donations at the beginning of the year just before you file your taxes (and it still counts that donation for the previous year).  This changes the donation deadline to April 15th instead of December 31st, or prior to when you file your […]

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AZ4Education Dashboard for Registered Members

by Brian January 26, 2013

What’s new or improved at AZ4Education? How about our dashboard! Most of the time we use our computers to make life easier and more fulfilling.   WE like to think AZ4Education is helping you make life a little easier too.  So what is a dashboard and how does it help you?    The term dashboard is what we like to call our user interface for registered members.     In the strictest sense of the word, the dashboard is a screen that shows you summary information or status of what’s going on.   In other words, things you might want to know about regarding […]

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