GOAL Program Results as of December 31, 2021

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 2021 contribution and scholarship award results.

Click here to view the 2021 GOAL program results.

As of December 31, 2021:

 12,540 Georgia taxpayers contributed a total of $42,338,254 to GOAL.

Of the 2021 contributions, 45% came from individuals, 41% came from individual owners of pass-through businesses, and 14% came from corporations.

Since the inception of the program in 2008, GOAL has received $274,630,217 in contributions, which represents an estimated 38% of the total amount contributed statewide under the K-12 tuition tax credit program.

• Through December 31, 2021, GOAL has awarded 54,613 scholarships worth $224.3 million to 21,744 students.

The average value of the scholarship awarded to each student has been $4,110, 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 $28,578.

 GOAL has awarded approximately 50% of its scholarships to families with an AGI of less than $24,000 and 87% of its scholarships to families with an AGI of less than $48,000.

 46.49% of GOAL scholarships have been awarded to students of color.

GOAL has awarded 5,988 scholarships in north Georgia, 22,713 scholarships in metro Atlanta, 12,473 scholarships in middle Georgia, and 13,439 scholarships in south Georgia.