Donor Benefits

  • Obtain a charitable giving receipt
  • Receive 70% of the gift value as a State Tax Credit
  • Earn additional tax benefits as a charitable donation (Federal & State, refer to your CPA)
  • Benefits apply to both individuals and businesses
  • Tax credit may be claimed and deducted from the taxpayer’s tax liability during the year in which the contribution was madeĀ or may carry forward (see FAQs)
  • Contributions may be monetary (cash, check, credit card), marketable securities, personal property, or real estate
  • Direct your tax dollars to help children receive a quality Christian education
  • Help to improve a community through the values-based culture the education you sponsor will provide

Who Qualifies to Give?

Donors eligible to make contributions to a scholarship granting organization (SGO) and receive tax credit currently include:

  • Individuals and businesses (including shareholders, partners, members in pass-through entities and fiduciary taxpayers)
  • Taxpayers with a privilege tax liability
  • Taxpayers with a premium tax liability
  • Corporate income tax liability
  • C Corporations filing a corporate income tax return pursuant to the Kansas income tax act and amendments thereto
  • Taxpayers filing a privilege tax return pursuant to K.S.A. 79-1105c et seq. and amendments thereto
  • Companies filing an insurance premium tax statement pursuant to K.S.A. 40-252 and amendments thereto

The Process

  1. Contact Renewanation about your desire to participate in this program to help children receive a Christian education.
  2. Submit your contribution to Renewanation.
  3. Renewanation with electronically submit your information and contribution to the Kansas Dept. of Revenue (KDOR).
  4. The KDOR will review and approve or deny the contribution based on the program’s remaining available credits and $10 million cap.
  5. Renewanation will provide a copy of the approval or denial notice to the tax credit applicant.
  6. If approved, Renewanation will also provide the tax credit applicant with a tax credit certificate to be used when filing annual tax returns.

Further Questions?

See our FAQ page. If you have further questions, feel free to contact us at our Kansas office at 913-449-0319 or main headquarters at 1-855-TO-RENEW.

You can make the difference!

You can ensure a Christian education is available for many more Kansas students.