You can contribute to the following funds with your tax refund or along with your payment due.
Georgia Wildlife Conservation Fund.
Protects and preserves Georgia's nongame wildlife, including bald eagles, sea turtles, and other animals that are not hunted, trapped or fished. Make a donation on your tax return, or mail your donation to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, 116 Rum Creek Drive, Forsyth, GA 31029. For more information, visit www.georgiawildlife.com.
Georgia Fund for Children and Elderly.
Provides programs for preschool children with special needs, as well as elderly services such as home-delivered meals and transportation to medical appointments. Make a donation on your tax return, or mail your donation to the Georgia Department of Human Resources, Two Peachtree Street NW, Room 27-295, Atlanta, GA 30303-3142. Call the Children Trust Fund at 404-206-6037 or Division of Aging Services at 404-657-5253 for more information.
Georgia Cancer Research Fund.
Funds innovative and promising research on cancer. Make a donation on your tax return, or mail your donation to the Georgia Department of Human Resources, Two Peachtree Street NW, Room 27-240, Atlanta, GA 30303-3142. Mobilizing Georgia. Immobilizing Cancer. For more information, visit www.georgiacancer.org.
Statewide Land Conservation Program.
Provides funds for land conservation to protect natural resources and increase the State's economic competitiveness. Make a donation on your tax return, or mail your donation to the Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority, 233 Peachtree Street NE, Suite 900, Atlanta, GA 30303. For more information, visit www.glcp.ga.gov.
Georgia National Guard Foundation Inc.
Supports members of the Georgia National Guard and their families. Make a donation on your tax return, or mail your donation to the Georgia National Guard Foundation, 935 East Confederate Ave, S.E., Bldg 21, Atlanta, GA 30316-0965. For more information, contact the Foundation at 678-569-6420 or visit www.gahro.com/ga_guard_foundation.htm.
Dog and Cat Sterilization Fund.
Provides financial support for the sterilization of dogs and cats, as well as education to the public about the benefits of animal sterilization. Make a donation on your tax return, or mail
your donation to the DCSF, P.O. Box 347043, Atlanta, GA 30334-7043. For more information, visit www.agr.state.ga.us.
Saving the Cure Fund.
This fund is designed to encourage the donation, collection, and storage of stem cells collected from postnatal tissue and fluid and to make such stem cells available for medical research and treatment; to promote principled and ethical stem cell research; and to encourage stem cell research with immediate clinical and medical applications. For more information visit www.savingthecure.com.
Georgia Student Finance Fund.
Provides Individual taxpayers the opportunity to contribute to student loan funds by either donating all or any part of a tax refund due or by contributing any amount over taxes owed by adding that amount to the taxpayer's payment. Make a donation on your tax return or mail your donation to Georgia Student Finance Commission, 2082 East Exchange Place, Tucker, GA 30084. For more information visit www.gsfc.org.