GOAL Announces Updated Program Results for 2019

Georgia GOAL Scholarship Program, Inc. ("GOAL"), the largest K-12 student scholarship organization ("SSO") operating under Georgia's Education Expense Credit law has announced its updated 2019 contribution and scholarship award results.

Click here to view the updated 2019 GOAL program results. 

During 2019:

 12,137 Georgia taxpayers contributed a total of $36,223,270 to GOAL.

Of the 2019 contributons, 52% came from individuals, 38% came from individual owners of pass-through businesses, and 10% came from corporations.

Since the inception of the program in 2008, GOAL has received $192,958,074 in contributions, which represents an estimated 36% of the total amount contributed statewide under the K-12 tuition tax credit program.

• Through October 31, 2019, GOAL has awarded 40,542 scholarships worth $157.2 million to 16,720 students.

The average value of the scholarship awarded to each student has been $3,877, 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 $27,668.

 GOAL has awarded over 50% of its scholarships to families with an AGI of less than $24,000 and 88% of its scholarships to families with an AGI of less than $48,000.

45.3% of GOAL scholarship awards have been provided to minority recipients.

GOAL has awarded 4,568 scholarships in north Georgia; 16,400 scholarships in metro Atlanta; 9,513 scholarships in middle Georgia; and 10,061 scholarships in south Georgia.