GOAL Program Results as of May 31, 2020

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 2020 contribution and scholarship award results.

Click here to view the updated 2020 GOAL program results. 

As of May 31, 2020:

 11,744 Georgia taxpayers contributed a total of $34,282,162 to GOAL.

Of the 2020 contributons, 54% came from individuals, 37% came from individual owners of pass-through businesses, and 9% came from corporations.

Since the inception of the program in 2008, GOAL has received $227,943,008 in contributions, which represents an estimated 40% of the total amount contributed statewide under the K-12 tuition tax credit program.

• Through May 31, 2020, GOAL has awarded 41,229 scholarships worth $160.8 million to 16,980 students.

The average value of the scholarship awarded to each student has been $3,899, 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 $27,689.

 GOAL has awarded over 50% of its scholarships to families with an AGI of less than $24,000 and approximately 90% of its scholarships to families with an AGI of less than $48,000.

45.74% of GOAL scholarship awards have been provided to minority recipients.

GOAL has awarded 4,643 scholarships in north Georgia; 16,682 scholarships in metro Atlanta; 9,680 scholarships in middle Georgia; and 10,224 scholarships in south Georgia.