DEADLINE: mail your check & tax credit form to the TSO no later than December 31. This will ensure that each school will have the funds they need to attend spring concerts.

Support the TSO through a tax credit gift!

Did you know that you can help provide amazing arts education for kids in Southern Arizona with an easy tax credit gift?

The Arizona Public School Tax Credit is a dollar-for-dollar reduction on the taxes you owe the State of Arizona. You get to decide how your tax dollars are used! Tax Credit contributions made through the TSO give schools in your community the necessary funds to participate in TSO’s award-winning music education programs.

If you file as an individual or married filing separately you can contribute up to $200, and if you file as married filing jointly you can contribute up to $400.

Want to participate? It’s easy!

  • Choose a school from the list below.
  • Make your check payable to the school you’ve chosen.
  • Write “TSO Education Programs” on the memo line.
  • Fill out a tax credit form and mail it and the check to the TSO.
TSO Tax Credit Form

Have more questions? Email the Director of Education and Community Engagement:

Email Andrew O’Neal


  • Peter Howell Elementary School (TUSD*)
  • C. W. McGraw Elementary School (Yuma Elementary)
  • Cavett Elementary School (TUSD*)
  • Carrillo K–5 Magnet School (TUSD*)
  • Safford Middle School (Safford)
  • Drachman Montessori Magnet School (TUSD*)
  • Ochoa Community School (TUSD*)

*TUSD schools will NOT accept checks written from trust accounts.

To make an ONLINE contribution to TUSD schools, follow this link, type “TSO Education Programs” in the memo line, complete the tax credit form below, and email both your form and online payment receipt to

TSO Tax Credit Form