Parent Resources

Our goal is to make it as easy as possible for you to learn how ACSTO works, how to apply for a scholarship, and how to share with your friends and family about how they also can help make Christian Education affordable for you through this program. Below you'll find a selection of our most popular parent resources. As always, if you have questions, or you're looking for something else, contact one of our friendly Customer Service Specialists today!


Understanding how to afford a Christian Education utilizing the Private School Tax Credit Program can be complicated. That is why we developed the ACSTO 101 guide just for you. This guide was specifically written to help parents understand how to best take advantage of the tax credit program so that you can afford Christian Education for your children.

Download ACSTO 101

How to Write a Narrative

Trying to decide what to write in the Narrative section of your child’s ACSTO Scholarship Application? Don’t stress—this short guide will give you some ideas!

How to Write a Narrative

Sample Letters

Need some tips on how to ask your family and friends to donate to ACSTO? Here are several different sample letters to help you get started. We encourage you to personalize your letters to draw the reader in and provide them with an emotional or financial benefit appeal.

Sample Letters

What is a Tax Credit?

Have you ever had a hard time explaining what a tax credit is to potential donors? Here is a great two-minute video you can share via email or social media that explains it simply.


Looking for a copy of one of our brochures? Pick some up at your school office, download them below, or if you'd like physical copies, contact our office today, and we'll gladly mail them to you.

Donation Brochure FAQ Brochure Out of State Donors Withholdings

What do I qualify for?

Not sure what scholarships your child qualifies for? This guide created by the ADOR lets you see at a glance the qualifications for the different Private School Tax Credit Scholarships.

Download At a Glance Handout

Other Tax Credit Scholarship Opportunities

The state of Arizona offers four tax credit scholarships. ACSTO awards scholarships for the two that are funded by Individual donations (Original and Overflow). However, there are two other types of scholarships available through the Corporate Tax Credit Program. To learn more, visit our sister organization, School Choice Arizona, today at