Arete Scholars

Welcome to the Arete Scholars Donor Portal!

Under the Georgia Tax Credit Scholarship Program, any company or individual that pays Georgia income tax may receive a dollar-for-dollar tax credit for approved donations to Arete Scholars. Maximum annual credit amounts by filing type:

C-corporations and S-corps, LLCs, Partnerships that file with business EIN - 75% of GA income tax liability
S-corporations, LLCs, Partnerships that file with SSN - $25,000
Joint filers - $5,000
Individual filers - $2,500

The current Georgia income tax rate is 5.75%.

To submit a Georgia tax credit application, please complete the form below, and Arete will file your request with the Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR). Tax credit requests will be accepted until the annual program cap is met. 

The DOR generally evaluates and approves/denies requests within 15 days, and by law, donors have 60 days from the approval date to make a donation and earn the tax credit.


For assistance, please email us at or call 404-445-7262

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