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Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) Tax Credit 

About Virginia’s Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP)

SCAN of Northern Virginia is a NAP-approved 501(c)(3) organization.

Through Virginia’s Neighborhood Assistance Program, businesses, trusts, and individuals that make donations to approved 501(c)(3) organizations are eligible to receive tax credits up to 65% of the donation to be applied against their Virginia state income tax liability.

Participation in this program allows donors to save on their taxes while joining SCAN on the front lines of child protection. As always, the contribution remains 100% deductible on the taxpayer’s federal return.

SCAN’s Eligibility Requirements

Individuals or married couples that pay Virginia state income tax and make a minimum donation of $500 to SCAN are eligible for tax credits of up to 65% of the total contribution value.

  • Donations of $500-$999 are eligible for tax credits equal to 50% of the total contribution value
  • Donations of $1,000+ are eligible for tax credits equal to 65% of the total contribution value

Participating in NAP with SCAN

  • SCAN has a limited number of NAP tax credits available each year for distribution towards donations starting at $500. Please contact SCAN’s Director of Resource Development, at [email protected] to confirm availability, reserve your credits, and receive the Contribution Notification Form. Credits are awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • Return the Contribution Notification Form within 30 days of making your contribution.
  • SCAN will facilitate the transfer of the tax credits to you.
  • The Department of Social Services will send you a tax credit certificate (this can take several weeks). Attach this to your return.

Special Notes

  • Donations must be made directly to SCAN to be eligible for NAP tax credits.
  • Donations of stock from Employee Stock Ownership Plans are special cases, please be sure to see the bulletin on this below ​(I dont have this yet but will get it at the webinar 8/17)
  • Donations made to SCAN via a third-party, such as United Way, are not eligible for NAP tax credits through SCAN.
  • The maximum donation value for an individual is $125,000 per year. The maximum tax credit per taxable year for an individual is $62,500.
  • For any additional questions, please contact Taylor Yannai at [email protected]
  • NAP forms must be submitted to SCAN within 30 days of your donation. 
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