Resources for Parents

Resources to Help Tax Credits Work for You!


ACSTO 101 is a comprehensive guide for any parent interested in learning how to best raise donations recommending their student. This guide provides you with all the information you need to know about applications, our award cycles, tips for telling your friends about ACSTO, sample letters, and more!

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writing a letterSample Letters

We've created a new Sample Letters Packet 
with 9 thematic templates to aid you in writing support letters. You can also visit our Pinterest Board (Asking for Donations: Ideas, Icebreakers, Gifts) for more fun ideas! 

What is a Tax Credit?

Explaining this wonderful opportunity to family and friends can be difficult. To make it easy, here is our simple two minute definition of the private school tax credit and its benefits for you to share!

Tax Credits In AZ Video

Ever wish there was a simple summary of all the tax credit options you have in Arizona? Well, TaxCreditsInAZ.com is your answer! A nifty and simple website plus a handy video for you to share! 


To request or download a scholarship application, or download an
Overflow/PLUS verification form, or get some donation brochures to hand out to your donors, visit our Literature page.


ACSTO's weekly blog gives you the inside scoop on how scholarships work and how to find and convince donors. We strive to provide valuable and hard to find information so Subscribe here to make sure you don't miss out on any expert advice!

ACSTO's Partner Schools

Scholarship awards for your child can only be given to schools that
have partnered with ACSTO. Here is our list of Partner Schools.


For a list of event deadlines visit our Timeline page.

Receiving a Recommendation

If you'd like more information about what it means for your child to be recommended on a donor's contribution, our Student Recommendations page gives all the necessary details.

New Overflow/PLUS Scholarship Opportunity

We have a one-page summary of Overflow/PLUS details. Cheat sheet: For 2015 | For 2016

You may also visit our Scholarship Opportunities page.

Tax Credit Laws

For a plain text version of the Tax Credit Laws of Arizona, go to our Tax Laws page.

Recommended Reads & Research

For a great list of recommended reads, studies, school choice supporters, and materials you can use to use as evidence of tax credit success, go to our School Choice Research page.


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