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Tax Credits for Contributions to Scholarship Organizations - RIGL §44-62


NOTE: Once you have made your contribution, please be sure to submit, to the Division of Taxation, a certification by an independent Rhode Island certified public accountant that your contribution has been made to the qualified scholarship organization along with a copy of your canceled check. Your credit certificate(s) cannot be issued without this information.

Click here to read instructions and responsibilities for this program.

Application to be completed annually by a scholarship organization. This form must be submitted to the Division of Taxation by December 31 so that the SGO may receive contributions in the upcoming year.

  • Business Donation Application - July 1, 2017 application now available! Application and Instructions
  • Application to be completed by business entity interested in donating to qualified scholarship organizations.

    • The application contains a 1D barcode. Please use Internet Explorer to get the best results when downloading a form. Firefox users will need to change their Portable Document Format to allow the use of Adobe Acrobat Reader.
    • The application is available in two ways. You can either print the application out and complete it by hand, or enter your information on the application itself and then print your completed application out.


    $756,300 in credit was available on July 3, 2017 when the application period opened.

    The amount of credit applied for on July 3, 2017 exceeded the amount of credit available for the fiscal year. A drawing was held on July 24, 2017 to determine the approval order of applications received on July 3, 2017. View the drawing results.

    SGO Donation Certification:

    Read these instructions for the information required for certification by the qualified scholarship organization acknowledging receipt of business entity donations.