GOAL Services

GOAL provides the following services to its participating schools:

1) GOAL maintains a website portal that provides access to current best practices and marketing materials

2) GOAL provides an annual "GOALTenders Playbook" containing strategies, correspondence, materials and a timeline for most effective fundraising

3) The GOAL tax credit application process provides taxpayer contributors with the simplest and most efficient method for submitting online applications to initiate the GOAL contribution process

4) Online access to all contribution activity on "realtime" basis through your school's Contribution Portal 

5) Online (simple / streamlined) submission of scholarship requests through school's Scholarship Portal

6) Annual meetings of all GOAL Participating Schools to discuss strategy, best practices, legislation, fundraising techniques and to hear state and national speakers address our law and program

7) GOAL produces Annual Reports, distributed to all participating schools and all taxpayer contributors

8) GOAL provides each school with realtime visibility of their GOAL account balance, detailed financial quarterly reports and a summary annual report 

9) Upon request, GOAL provides participating school officials with consulting services regarding development and design, wording, and production of marketing materials

10) GOAL assists participating schools in cultivating contributions from business owners

11) GOAL creates and conducts lunchtime or breakfast seminars for CPAs – which qualify for continuing education credits for CPAs

12) GOAL charges a 4% administrative fee. Since inception of our program, we have put $7 million more into scholarships than we were required to by law

13) GOAL monitors all proposed legislative and regulatory changes to the law under which we operate and advocates for expansion of the cap and other productive amendments 

14) GOAL is served by an independent Board of Directors consisting of twelve members

15) GOAL operates in an effective, efficient, and ethical manner that enables school leaders to market the QEE tax credit with confidence to all constituents

16) GOAL is setting the standard in Georgia with regard to transparency and accountability, which is attracting corporate donors such as bp