About us

Our Core Values:

Honor God in all we do.

Serve our community and each other.

Always act with honesty and integrity.

Give the people we come in contact with more than they expect.

Communicate clearly, openly, and often.

Strive to build long term relationships.

Be humble.

Sydney Drew
Scholarship Coach

As a former private school student and recipient of tax credit scholarships Sydney knows firsthand the benefits of using the tax credit program to get your tuition paid for. Sydney is a manager at Arizona Tuition Connection having experience in all aspects of what we do.

Anne Marie Drew
Scholarship Coach

Having 6 kids, all of which either attended or graduated from private school, Anne Marie can help guide parents through every aspect of using tax credits to fund their child's education. Anne Marie manages the operations side of our business, including our applications process, donation tracking, and award notification process for our organization.

Melanie Hughes
School Scholarship Liaison

Working behind the scenes, Melanie keeps the application, donation and awards process flowing smoothly. Her background in administrative support and client relations make her a perfect fit to provide you the support you expect.

Tim Kuhn
Executive Director

As a parent of a child who attended private school from kindergarten to 12th grade, Tim brings a wealth of knowledge from both a parent's and business leader's perspective. Tim is founder, Executive Director, head of our coaching program, and sits on the board of directors.

Kimberly Adair
Corporate Development

Kim joins us from the Banking industry where she managed complex commercial corporate and high-risk industry sectors. Kim’s oversees our corporate development and strategic partnership programs, assisting corporations in developing a tax credit strategy that benefits both them and the community.


Award History

  • School Year 12-13 – We opened our doors – 1st donation received February 2013
  • In School Year 13-14    $ 198,931 in scholarships were awarded
  • In School Year 14-15    $ 729,669 in scholarships were awarded
  • In School Year 15-16    $4,777,823 in scholarships were awarded
  • In School Year 16-17    $9,118,225 in scholarships were awarded
  • In School Year 17-18    $12,339,742 in scholarships were awarded
  • In School Year 18-19    $13,373,012 in scholarships were awarded
  • In School Year 19-20   $16,247,159 in scholarships were awarded
  • In School Year 20-21   $20,252,687 in scholarships were awarded
  • In School Year 21-22   $24,820,797 in scholarships were awarded
  • In School year 22-23   $18,257,633 in scholarships were awarded
In the 22/23 school year, $10,269,163  in scholarships were given to low-income families. 

Below is a breakdown of scholarships for the 22/23 school year.

Total Corporate Low-Income Scholarships awarded in 22/23:     $4,487,927

  • 54.01% ($2,423,863) went to families with income up to 185% of the poverty level
  • 45.99% ($2,064,064) went to families with income 185% to 342.25% of the poverty level

Total Corporate Disabled Displaced Scholarships awarded in 22/23:      $6,500

  • 61.54% ($4,000) went to families with income up to 185% of the poverty level

Total Original Scholarships Awarded in 22/23:     $6,882,753

  • 7.13% ($490,830) went to families with income up to 185% of the poverty level
  • 12.65% ($870,723) went to families with income  185% to 342.25% of the poverty level

Total Switcher Scholarships awarded in 22/23:          $6,880,451

  • 10.49% ($721,981) went to families with income up to 185% of the poverty level
  • 15.15% ($1,042,319) went to families with income 185% to 342.25% of the poverty level
For the 23/24 school year, Arizona Tuition Connection is expected to award an estimated $20,000,000 in tuition scholarships.
Arizona Tuition Connection is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization approved by the Arizona Department of Revenue to take private school tax credit donations. EIN 46-1879761

We’d love to hear from you!

Arizona Tuition Connection
11445 E. Via Linda
Suite #2-145
Scottsdale, AZ 85259

Phone: (480) 409-4106