GOAL Program Results as of December 31, 2020

Georgia GOAL Scholarship Program, Inc. ("GOAL"), the largest K-12 student scholarship organization ("SSO") perating under Georgia's Education Expense Credit law, has updated its 2020 contribution and scholarship award results.

Click here to view the 2020 GOAL program results.

As of December 31, 2020:

 12,559 Georgia taxpayers contributed a total of $38,631,117 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 $232,291,963 in contributions, which represents an estimated 40% of the total amount contributed statewide under the K-12 tuition tax credit program.

• Through December 31, 2020, GOAL has awarded 47,547 scholarships worth $191.5 million to 19,232 students.

The average value of the scholarship awarded to each student has been $4,027, 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 $28,056.

 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.

46.02% of GOAL scholarship awards have been provided to minority recipients.

GOAL has awarded 5,306 scholarships in north Georgia, 19,500 scholarships in metro Atlanta, 10,992 scholarships in middle Georgia, and 11,749 scholarships in south Georgia.