Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program Application


3 simple steps to follow to participate in the EITC program

  1. Complete Application
    Fill out the one page application on the EITC Business Guidelines & Application packet (click here). The application can be found on page 7 with the heading Appendix I -SO. This page needs to be completed, signed and sent to:

                           Office of Development
                           Northumberland Christian School
                           351 5th Street
                           Northumberland, PA 17857
  2. Approval and Contribution
    Once your business receives a written approval letter from the PA Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED), you may make your contribution in the amount stated on the application. Please note that you must send your contribution within 60 days of the date on the approval letter to:

                           Northumberland Christian School Scholarship Organization
                           First Regular Baptist Church of Northumberland
                           351 5th Street
                           Northumberland, PA 17857

    Please complete and print this letter (click here) on your company letterhead to accompany your contribution check.
  3. Forward Acknowledgement Letter
    Upon receipt of your contribution, the Northumberland Christian School Scholarship Organization will send a written letter acknowledging your gift. You must forward this letter (by mail or Fax) to the PA Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED) within 90 days of the date on your approval letter to:

                           DCED Center for Business Financing, Tax Credit Div.
                           Attention: Ashley Gunn
                           4th Floor, Commonwealth Keystone Building
                           400 North Street
                           Harrisburg, PA 17120-0225                        
                           Fax 717-772-3581



These funds go directly to tuition assistance for families that are eligible by PA State guidelines. Thank you on behalf of the students and families that are able to choose the school best suited for their children because of your generous assistance. We will recognize your business publicly in our newsletter.

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passion for excellence in
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Northumberland, PA 17857
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