Make a Gift to Phelps
Make a gift online using the yellow button above.
If you would prefer to donate via phone, please contact:
Director of Development & Alumni Relations
610-644-1754 ext. 1013 [email protected]
Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit [OSTC] Program
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The EITC Program and the recently established OSTC Program, which benefits students who reside in underperforming school districts, each provide wonderful opportunities to not only the business making the donation, but also the young men who rely on this support to attend The Phelps School.
Tax credits start at 75% of the donation amount for a one-year contribution and increase to 90% for a two-year contribution. Tax credits can be applied to as much as $800,000 in contributions each year through both EITC and OSTC programs. Furthermore, the 25% (or 10% for two-year commitment) that is not included in the tax credit may be claimed as a charitable donation on your federal tax return, which would reduce the cost of your donation to almost nothing!
The application process for changing the course of a young man’s life could not be simpler! Visit the EITC Website or contact the Development Office for more information on these programs.
C-Corporations, S-Corporations, Single & Multi-Member LLCs, and LLPs all qualify
Receive a tax credit in exchange for supporting Pennsylvania students
Tax credits are more beneficial than deductions—it’s like sending your tax dollars to Phelps instead of to Harrisburg! The paperwork is a breeze—just a simple online application for each program. You also receive a deduction against net income as a charitable donation.
May 15 – Business applicants who have fulfilled their 2-year commitment and wish to reapply for 2014 2015 to renew their 2-year commitment.
May 15 – Businesses who are in the middle of their 2-year commitment.
July 1 – All other businesses.
OSTC applications are available NOW for immediate tax credits.
To learn more about EITC or OSTC and how you can direct your dollars to benefit student scholarships, please contact us at [email protected], 610-644-1754.