By supporting the YWCA Hanover Annual Giving Campaign you will:


Create sustainable financial support for vital programs such as Safe Home domestic violence services,
educational programs on domestic violence prevention and cessation, and early learning programs as well as
school age child care programs for students year-round.

Protect children, women and men from the tragic results of domestic abuse and violence and educate the
public on ways to end the cycle of violence.

Build bridges to connect community resources through collaborations and partnerships that will decrease
duplicated services and increase efficient, effective services for all people.

Improve the health of hundreds of people, families and our community by eradicating domestic violence.

Provide opportunities for building life skills, developing self-esteem, self-respect, and growth. Invest in a movement that is dynamic, thriving and making lives richer, making a mission come alive.

Leverage resources to grow greater awareness and support of YWCA programs and services.


PA Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC)

Your company can invest in our community while improving your bottom line.  Earn state tax credits while contributing to the YWCA Hanover by participating in Pennsylvania’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program.

EITC is a PA Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) program that provides state tax credits to eligible businesses for charitable contributions made to YWCA Hanover.

You are eligible if you do business in Pennsylvania and pay any of several corporate taxes.

Simply visit the PA DCED website and look for the EITC Guidelines for businesses.  You will then be able to access DCED’s electronic Single Application system.  Upon approval from DCED, you can make your contribution to YWCA Hanover within 60 days.

Applications are approved on a first-come-first-serve basis by date received and approved until available tax credits are exhausted.

Tax credits equal to 75% of your contribution up to a maximum of $750,000 per taxable year and can be increased to 90% of your contribution, if your company agrees to provide the same amount for two consecutive years.

Your tax dollars are building little scholars!

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