Impact

Impact to the Community

Every Dollar Adds Up!
For every dollar spent on quality early child education, taxpayers save up to $17 with improved school performance, reduced crime costs and welfare costs, increased wages and more.*

A gift of $5,000:
A $5,000 tax credit for your business
An $85,000 impact on your community

A gift of $5,000 a year for 5 years:
$25,000 in tax credits for your business
A $425,000 impact on your Community

*Source:  Early Childhood Development with High Public Return.  Rob Grunewald & Art Rolnick.  Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis – Analysis of Perry Preschool Program.

 

Quality education early in life increases the chance that a child will:

  • Enter kindergarten with the skills to succeed
  • Exhibit fewer behavior problems in class
  • Complete high school
  • Go to college
  • Earn higher wages as an adult
  • Avoid conflicts with the law


Volunteers of America
Greater Baton Rouge
3949 North Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA. 70806
Phone: (225) 408-3794

 

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