Georgia GOAL

Georgia GOAL

You are already paying income taxes to the state. Why not redirect some of those taxes to provide tuition assistance to financially eligible Marist students?

Since 2008, Marist School has partnered with the Georgia GOAL Scholarship Program, a Student Scholarship Organization (SSO) created through the Georgia Education Expense Tax Credit Program. This program enables Georgia residents, corporations, trusts, LLCs, and partnerships the opportunity to designate a portion of their state tax liability to the school's financial aid program. There is virtually no cost to participate, but it has a tremendous impact on Marist's ability to provide financial aid to students in need. 

Many thanks to those who have participated in the GOAL program! We are deeply grateful for the additional financial aid support this program provides Marist School each year.

The Department of Revenue (DOR) has started to send out approval letters for those who applied for GOAL 2020. Once approved by the DOR, please submit your payment for the 2020 GOAL Program directly to GOAL. Choose one of the following options:

• Make a check out to “Georgia GOAL Scholarship Program,” write “Marist School” in the memo line, and mail it to:

Georgia GOAL Scholarship Program
3740 Davinci Court, Suite 375
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092

• Visit the 
GOAL website and enter your credit card information.

Please contact Kathryn Hawkins at (770) 936-2282 if you have any questions about submitting your payment or your 2020 application status.

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  • How do I sign up?

    GOAL continues to accept applications for the 2020 program. Apply online or download the application form to sign up today.  
  • How does it work?

    Participants apply to GOAL by December 31 each year. GOAL sends all applications to the Department of Revenue (DOR) on the first business day in January. The DOR will then send approval letters. Once approved by the DOR, participants must make their payments to GOAL within 60 days. Participants can take a state tax credit when filing their taxes the following spring.

    There is virtually no cost to participate, and while participation is not a charitable donation, it has a tremendous impact on Marist’s ability to provide financial aid to students and families in need.
  • Pass-through entities

    Individuals with ownership in S-corps, LLCs or Partnerships (pass-through entities) may contribute up to $10,000 to GOAL for a tax credit, providing even greater support for Marist School. For more information, click here

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"Our family is proud to support the Georgia GOAL program. While the tax advantage is considerable, this program has a significant impact on Marist School. We especially like that GOAL is focused on students in need of tuition assistance."

- Nic and Kelsey Lancelotta, Parents of Mary Hall '24

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3790 Ashford Dunwoody Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30319-1899
(770) 457-7201
An Independent Catholic School of the Marist Fathers and Brothers