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Help us make a difference

At Beacon Group, we serve over 2,000 people with disabilities throughout Arizona each year. We provide job training and placement, supported and center-based employment, and day treatment programs to assist the two-thirds of working-age people with disabilities who do not have a job. We could not do that without the financial support of people just like you. An investment in Beacon Group can make a direct impact right here in our community.

YOUR support is what makes it possible for Beacon Group to ensure a wide array of choices that match the employment abilities and interests of people with significant disabilities.

Every Gift Makes a Difference

Supporting organizations like Beacon Group is so vital that Arizona even offers a special tax credit when you do. You can earn a dollar-for-dollar credit for your donation to Beacon – up to $400 for individuals, or up to $800 for married couples or those filing jointly!

Doing something that helps the community – while saving money on your taxes is a WIN- WIN!  For every tax credit donation, Beacon Group can provide services to more individuals helping with resume development, job-search, training, pre-employment services, and direct support for successful employment.

Give us some LOVE – and get it back!

Beacon Group’s QCO Code is 20348.

For more information on the Arizona Charitable Tax Credit:
Give Local Keep Local Tax Credit Guide
Arizona Department of Revenue

Ways to Give

Dedicate a Paver in the Beacon Flagpole Plaza

At the entrance to Beacon Group’s Tucson facility, a glorious American Flag can be seen from far around as a salute to freedom and diversity. At the base of the flag is a plaza paved with special markers of recognition from supporters of Beacon Group.

Honor a family member or loved one, pay tribute to someone who helped you, commemorate a special occasion/accomplishment, or show your support for employing people with disabilities! As an added benefit, you’ll know that your tax-deductible* gift goes toward creating more opportunities for people with disabilities.

Ways to Give

Planned Giving

Legacy gifts and planned giving are wonderful ways to ensure that Beacon Group is able to continue creating opportunities for people with disabilities for many years into the future. A charitable bequest of any size or form is one of the most generous and thoughtful ways to make a lasting impact on the community organizations that mean the most to you. Many of these legacy gifts provide tax savings as well. Planned giving options include:

  • Charitable Bequest through Will or Trust
  • Charitable Trusts and Charitable Remainder Trusts
  • Life Insurance Policy Beneficiary
  • Retirement Account Assets / IRA Charitable Rollover

Contact your charitable estate planning representative to discuss your many giving options. As you work with your legal and tax advisors, feel free to reach out to our Marketing & Development department at Marketing@BeaconGroup.org or 520-622-4874 x166 to discuss your planned giving intentions.

Donor Advised Fund

It’s easy to support Beacon Group by giving directly from your donor advised fund. A donor-advised fund (DAF) is a centralized charitable account. It allows charitably-inclined individuals, families and businesses to make tax-deductible charitable donations of cash, or publicly-traded stock through a giving account set up under a public charity, most often a sponsoring financial or community institution. A donor-advised fund represents an alternative option to the establishment of a private foundation. Like private foundations, donor advised funds can be created during the donor’s lifetime or through his or her estate plans. To learn more about setting up a DAF, and directing donations to Beacon, contact our Marketing & Development department at Marketing@BeaconGroup.org or 520-622-4874 x166 or speak with your financial advisor.

Amazon Smiles

Did you know that Beacon is eligible to receive .05% of eligible Amazon Smile purchases you make when you shop and designate us on AmazonSmiles? You Shop – Amazon Gives. Learn how easy it is to sign up here.

Appreciated Securities

Beacon Group accepts appreciated securities. Contact your administrator to let them know of your intention. For instructions on making your stock transfer, please contact Beacon Group’s accounting or development team at 520-622-4874.

Community & Business Involvement

Bring Beacon Group participants to your site to learn. Our Transition Services groups set up hands-on experiences for job seekers to learn about work options in the community.
Invite Beacon to your Organization for a “Meet & Greet” to introduce your team members to let them meet some of the people we serve and learn about the types of services we offer promoting work for people with disabilities. Especially powerful in conjunction with an employee giving campaign.
Expand your Impact with Employee Giving and Matching Gifts. Make it easier for your employees to give to Beacon by including us in your existing Employee Giving and Matching Gifts programs. Or work with us to create a customized fundraiser for Beacon within your organization.
Host an Event for Beacon Group. If you have an existing fundraising event, consider Beacon Group as the beneficiary. We are glad to provide materials on our programs and when appropriate, staff or members to attend and meet your guests.
Sponsor and participate in Beacon Group’s Annual Holiday Festivity and receive pre- and post-event recognition. This event features our Awards Ceremony and is the culmination of our year’s activities. It is a unique experience for all of our guests including sponsors.

For more information on getting your company, civic group, or organization involved, contact our Marketing & Development department at Marketing@BeaconGroup.org or 520-622-4874 x166