Contributions to organizations that provide assistance to Arizona residents receiving TANF, are low income, or are chronically ill or physically disabled are eligible for a special, dollar-for-dollar, credit against Arizona State income tax.

Starting with the 2013 tax year, taxpayers do not have to itemized deductions in order to claim this credit.

The maximum contribution for Single/Married is $200 and $400 respectively.  

Qualifying Organizations include:
Boys & Girls Clubs of the East ValleyJewish Free LoanBig Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona
Chandler Gilbert ARC
EMPACT – Suicide Prevention Center, Inc.
Gabriel’s Angels
Society of St. Vincent De Paul
OCJ Kids 

Additionally, when contributions are paid to ‘Qualifying Foster Care Organizations’ such as OCJ Kids, Crisis Family Center, and others, the maximum credit is increased to $400/$800 Single/Married.