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Tax Credit Scholarship - INVEST IN KIDS

Your donation reduces what you owe to the state at tax time or could potentially increase your state tax refund, all while helping fund a quality Catholic education for a child from a low-income home!

More than 10,000 students have received scholarships since the program began in 2017. However, another 10,000 students remain on the wait list, hoping that a scholarship will help fund their Catholic school education. Your gift through a tax credit scholarship provides a high-quality, faith-based education for generations of students to come.

ADDED INCENTIVE: Through a program developed by the Archdiocese of Chicago which commences December 1, 2022, there is a 1:1 match to your contribution - which means, a $1,000 donation becomes $2,000 to St. Theresa School.The net effect to you from a tax standpoint is $250 ($1,000 donation, less $750 credit).

Empower Illinois /

Archdiocese Website for step by step instruction for creating an account and with the donations process.
Step 1) Start the TAX CREDIT APPLICATION process 
Step 2) The SGO with whom St Theresa is partnering is called Empower Illinois
Step 3) Designate your donation to St. Theresa School, Palatine  (How to Donate - step by step EMPOWER)
If you would like more information on how to set up and donate toward the Tax Credit Scholarship, contact Tom Galvan, St. Theresa Business Manager at 847-358-7760 Ext. 105 or [email protected].