Do you want to earn a 75% tax credit on your Illinois state taxes all while helping provide a scholarship for a student to attend St. Matthew School? As of August 28, 2019, St. Matthew has received $35,000 in donations through Empower for the 2019-2020 school year and has been able to award 8 scholarships for students to attend our school!
There is still time! Donations can still be made to offer scholarships to students in need for the 19-20 school year. Currently there on 83 students on the waitlist for Empower scholarships! Many of these students have received some assistance from the parish but additional Empower Scholarships will make a difference in the lives of many families and help the parish budget while also providing the donor with a 75% tax credit!
Below are links to some useful information regarding the program:
Empower Illinois By the Numbers
For more information on Empower donations contact Stephanie Goebel in the school office at 217-359-4114 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the Empower Illinois website.