Annual Funding & Payouts



The amounts and percentages reported below are amounts awarded to Low-Income students. 
The amounts are not a reflection of the total awards paid out during the School Year. 
Ninety-Five (95) Percent of all donations are awarded as tuition scholarships.


2017/18 CCSTO Payouts by Fund: 

Original Scholarship Program

A)  Original scholarships awarded to students with family income up to 185% of poverty level:

         Total dollar amount awarded = $141,029

         Percentage of Total amount awarded = 22%

B)  Original scholarships awarded to students with family income that is greater than 185% of poverty level but not more than 342.25% of poverty level:

        Total dollar amount awarded = $187,462

        Percentage of Total amount awarded= 29%


Switcher Scholarship Program

A)  Switcher scholarships awarded to students with family income up to 185% of poverty level:

        Total dollar amount awarded = $69,418

        Percentage of Total amount awarded = 25%

B)  Switcher scholarships awarded to students with family income that is greater than 185% of poverty level but not more than 342.25% of poverty level:

        Total dollar amount awarded = $92,228

        Percentage of Total amount awarded= 33%


Low-Income Corporate Scholarship Program

A)  Low-Income Corporate scholarships awarded to students with family income up to 185% of poverty level:

        Total dollar amount awarded = $3,965

        Percentage of Total amount awarded = 52%

B)  Switcher scholarships awarded to students with family income that is greater than 185% of poverty level but not more than 342.25% of poverty level:

        Total dollar amount awarded = $3,633

        Percentage of Total amount awarded= 48%


      Arizona Revised Statute - A.R.S. §43-1603(C):
  • A school tuition organization cannot award, restrict or reserve scholarships solely on the basis of a donor's recommendation.
  • A taxpayer may not claim a tax credit if the taxpayer agrees to swap donations with another taxpayer to benefit either taxpayer’s own dependents.