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Charitable Gifting

A great way to get involved with the Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley is with in-kind donations.  If you  have a certain trade or certain supplies that we need at our Clubs, then you could be more helpful than you realize.

Charitable Gift Planning

Thank you for your interest in planning a gift for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley.   Planned gifts are long-range contributions that will insure the longevity of our organization and sustain our important work with kids.  These gifts often include the use of assets as well as cash and we have a variety of gifts which return income to the donor or to others.  Consult with your financial planner or attorney on how you can make a planned gift or contact our VP of Development:

Dennis Marcello
2602 W, Baseline Rd. Suite #25
Mesa,  AZ 85202
(480) 820-3688
dennism@clubzona.org

Your Legacy

We believe that all children should have a chance to BE GREAT in their own unique way.  Building a stable organization to meet the continuing needs of America’s youth will require a strong endowment.  There are many creative ways for you to leave a legacy of hope and opportunity for future generations of deserving kids.  Click here for more information

Heritage of Light Club

Heritage Club is a national association of individuals who have included their Boys & Girls Club in their estate plans through a will, trust, charitable gift annuity or beneficiary designation.  Members are recognized with lapel pins and plaques, and are listed, with permission, as Heritage Club members in the Heritage Club Annual Report.  Click here for our Heritage Club roster.  If you have already included the Club in your estate plan, simply declare your membership by completing the Confidential Enrollment Form and sending it to the Director of Resource Development.

Would You Like More Information?

Click Here for information about all types of planned gifts and the many benefits available to you.  Our planned giving website provides illustrations of numerous ways to support the Club and technical support for the estate planning professional, including a free gift calculator.

Tax Credit Program 2017


How Your Arizona Tax Credit Can Help Our CLUB KIDS!





Arizona Qualifying Charitable Organization (Formerly known as the Working Poor Tax Credit)
All Arizona taxpayers qualify for a 2017 "tax credit" of $800/married couples and $400/individuals on your state taxes through the Arizona Qualifying Charitable Organization. This is a straight deduction from your Arizona state taxes. You also have the opportunity to support our Mesa Arts Academy through the Arizona Public School Tax Credit.

Individual Tax Credit Donation - EXAMPLE
1)   Arizona Qualifying Charitable Tax Credit        = $400
2)  Arizona Public Schools Tax Credit                 = $200

TOTAL REFUND from your Arizona state taxes   =   $600!

Arizona Public Schools Tax Credit Information ~ Mesa Arts Academy
Arizona taxpayers ALSO qualify for the Public Schools Tax Credit of $400/married couples and $200/individuals.  This is a straight deduction from your Arizona state taxes!  The Mesa Arts Academy was recently named an Arizona "Lighthouse" School, ranking in the top 4% of all public schools in the state.  Your support will help us to continue to provide top rated academic staff and programs!


DID YOU KNOW?
a.  Boys & Girls Club members are 25% more likely to graduate from high school, and are three times more likely to volunteer in their community!
b.  100% of every Tax Credit Dollar goes directly to support programs and opportunities provided for our more than 36,000 youth and teens at our 12 East Valley branches each year!
c.  80% of Club Alumni say the Club had a positive impact on their attitude towards fitness and health!



Tax Credit Deadline:  December 31, 2017 for Federal and  April 15, 2018 for State of Arizona

Tax circumstances are different for everyone; please consult your tax advisor in order to 
receive the Arizona Charitable Tax Credit and/or the Public School Tax Credit for this year,
donations must be received prior to filing your taxes.  Your support is instrumental in helping boys and girls
throughout the East Valley! You may designate your Arizona Charitable Tax Credit gift to one of the
branches and/or school.

Arizona Public Schools Tax Credit Information ~ Mesa Arts Academy

Arizona taxpayers ALSO qualify for the Public Schools Tax Credit of $400/married couples and $200/individuals. 
This is a straight deduction from your Arizona state taxes!  The Mesa Arts Academy was recently named an Arizona
"Lighthouse" School, ranking in the top 4% of all public schools in the state.  Your support will help us to continue to provide top rated academic staff and programs!


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