Build a Better Future: Support Space Foundation Education Programs
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Contributions to the Space Foundation help fund:
- Teacher professional development courses
- Interactive classroom programs
- Compelling educational exhibits
Space Foundation education programs open up possibilities for students of all grade levels – from PreK to college – so they can reach their highest potential. Every contribution, no matter the size, helps launch the next generation of space leaders.
The Space Foundation is a 501(c)3 global, nonprofit organization based in Colorado that has been providing teachers and students with standards-based, space-related educational programs since 1985, in support of our mission to advance space-related endeavors to inspire, enable and propel humanity.
The Space Foundation welcomes contributions to provide education programs for teachers and students. In-kind contributions could include services, materials, furnishings or space artifacts and tax credits are available for Colorado state income tax. A tax credit is a direct dollar-amount reduction in tax liability that is not affected by a tax bracket or any other criteria. The donor is also eligible for additional bracket-dependent federal and state deductions for contributions, as well. Because deductions can vary, donors should consult a tax advisor for details on specific tax liabilities.
Colorado State Tax Information
The Space Foundation is designated as an El Paso County (Colo.) Enterprise Zone project. Contributions of $250 to $100,000 are eligible for a 25 percent Colorado state tax credit and in-kind contributions up to $50,000 are eligible for a 12.5 percent Colorado state tax credit. The deduction applies only to Colorado State income taxes. To claim your donation as an Enterprise Zone Donation, please check the box below. A tax certificate will be sent to from the El Paso County Enterprise Zone Administrator. Consult your tax advisor for eligibility.
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This article is part of Space Watch: December 2012 (Volume: 11, Issue: 12).
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