Education Initiatives (EITC)

If you participate in the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC), Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership (TTF) is eligible for a tax-reducing donation from your company! We have been officially designated as an Educational Improvement Organization (EIO) by the PA Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED).

Learn about TTF’s environmental educational programming and the guidelines for your business to participate in the EITC program in our brochure, coming soon. 

The EITC program is an excellent way for you to contribute to TTF’s educational programs while benefiting your business and receiving valuable tax credits. Rather than sending your tax dollars outside of our community, keep them here to invest in our innovative environmental education programs. 

Your business will receive a PA state tax credit, and is eligible as a charitable deduction on your federal tax returns. The tax credit can equal 75% of your business’s contribution up to a maximum of $750,000 per tax year. If your business provides a written agreement to provide the same donation amount for two consecutive tax years, your tax credit can equal 90% of the contribution up to a maximum of $750,000. 

Visit the PA DCED website for more information about the EITC program, access to the application, and deadlines to apply. Here are the basic steps of the application process: 

Step 1: Visit the EITC webpage and apply to the program. Have questions regarding the application? Contact Emilie Wetzel at emilie@ttfwatershed.org  

Step 2: After receiving your approval letter from the DCED, please contact us at admin@ttfwatershed.org or 215-744-1853 with any questions or to arrange for payment. Please make your gift to TTF Watershed Partnership within 60 days, per DCED requirement.

Step 3: TTF Watershed Partnership will send you an official acknowledgment letter.

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