of Greater Philadelphia
and Southern New Jersey
Inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold
Through Pennsylvania's Educational Tax Credit (EITC) program, qualified businesses can make a donation to Girls Inc. of Greater Philadelphia & Southern New Jersey (Girls Inc.) and receive tax credits equal to a percentage of their gift.
Girls Inc. is an approved Educational Improvement Organization (EIO) in the EITC program. Gifts through the EIO program help Girls Inc. provide programming to over 2,000 girls in the Philadelphia region annually.
A company is eligible to donate to Girls Inc. through EITC if the company pays one of the following taxes:
Corporate Net Income Tax
Capital Stock Franchise Tax
Bank and Trust Company Shares Tax
Title Insurance Companies Share Tax
Insurance Premiums Tax
Mutual Thrift Institutions Tax
Personal Income Tax of S Corporation Shareholders or Partnership partners
The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) determines the eligibility of businesses as well as educational improvement organizations.
A company interested in giving to Girls Inc. through the EITC program must complete an application form. The form is available by calling the DCED at (717) 787.7120 or accessing the PA DCED website .
When should a company apply?
Both new and renewing EITC business participants receive approval on a first-come, first served basis. When the tax credits given to organizations equals the maximum allowed to be credited for the year, the DCED will close the EITC opportunity until the following year.
DCED Center for Business Financing
Tax Credit Division-4th Floor
Commonwealth Keystone Building
400 North Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120
(717)787.7120 or RA-EITC@pa.gov