GOAL Program Results

GOAL Program Results as of July 31, 2023

Georgia GOAL Scholarship Program, Inc. (GOAL), the largest K-12 student scholarship organization (SSO) operating under Georgia's Education Expense Credit law, has updated its 2023 contribution and scholarship award results.

Click here to view the 2023 GOAL program results.

As of July 31, 2023:

  • 11,461 Georgia taxpayers contributed a total of $52,184,284 to GOAL.
  • Of the 2023 contributions, 44% came from individuals, 25% came from individual owners of pass-through businesses, 22% came from pass-throughs electing HB 149, and 9% came from corporations and trusts.
  • Since the inception of the program in 2008, GOAL has received $373,187,188 in contributions, which represents an estimated 35% of the total amount contributed statewide under the K-12 tuition tax credit program.
  • Through July 31, 2023, GOAL has awarded 68,853 scholarships worth $297 million to 26,661 students.
  • The average value of the scholarship awarded to each student has been $4,315, with the balance of tuition costs being paid by scholarship families together with other financial aid provided by the participating private schools.
  • Since inception, the average adjusted gross income (AGI) of the scholarship recipient families (as adjusted for family size) has been $30,241.
  • GOAL has awarded 45% of its scholarships to families with an AGI of less than $24,000 and 83% of its scholarships to families with an AGI of less than $48,000.
  • 47% of GOAL scholarships have been awarded to students of color.
  • GOAL has awarded 7,581 scholarships in north Georgia, 29,570 scholarships in metro Atlanta, 15,344 scholarships in middle Georgia, and 16,358 scholarships in south Georgia.