The Carlisle School Foundation is part of the Education Improvement Scholarships Tax Credits (EISTC) program established by the Virginia Department of Education. The program offers donors a 65 percent state tax credit on top of any applicable deductions for charitable giving on their tax returns. As an approved scholarship foundation, The Carlisle School Foundation uses tax-credit-derived funds to offer scholarships to students who wish to attend private schools within the Commonwealth. Families who qualify for financial aid at individual schools may also be eligible for this additional scholarship funding through The Carlisle School Foundation.
To be eligible for a scholarship, student(s) must be a resident of the state of Virginia and have a family income of less than 300 percent of the current poverty guidelines by family size as determined by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, or 400 percent in the case of a student with a disability. The student must also meet one of the following criteria:
Scholarship funds from the Carlisle School Foundation are only available to schools that donors have recommended us to support with their contributions. These authorized schools are held to stringent reporting requirements on financial administration and academic achievement. Schools served by the Carlisle School Foundation in 2022-2023 include:
Giving to the Carlisle School Foundation is easy. If you are interested in making a gift to one or more of our approved schools, contact the Carlisle School Development Office to begin the tax credit authorization process.
To learn more about donating to the Carlisle School Scholarship Foundation, please complete the form below or contact Amy Parikh at firstname.lastname@example.org