Tax Credit

Get an Extra Mississippi State Tax Credit by Donating for Children Here in Tallahatchie County

Supporting Early Childhood Education is an investment in the shared future of our area. Getting kids the right start benefits our entire community for generations to come.


Watch below to see our impact and some of the influential local supporters who believe in our work.


Mississippi has one of the highest quality state-funded pre-K programs in the nation.

Supported by Mississippi Department of Education- approved Early Learning Collaboratives, Pre-K programs in Tallahatchie County give our kids the skills needed to thrive in Kindergarten.

Tax Credit

Individuals or corporations who make a contribution to support the local matching fund of an approved early learning collaborative may be eligible to receive a 1:1 state tax credit for the donated amount up to $1,000,000.

How to Donate and Get the Tax Credit

Click the below Donate button to make your secure online donation via PayPal. NOTE: This button will launch a new PayPal browser window to process the transaction.



Send your donation via a check, payable to:

Tallahatchie Early Learning Alliance
P.O. Box 339
Charleston, MS 38921

When you fill out the address portion on the site, please provide your full mailing address, phone number, and email address, so we can contact you with your tax credit documentation.

Upon receipt of the check or Paypal donation, we will send your donation acknowledgment letter.  A donation certificate will follow from the Mississippi Department of Education.

When filing taxes, submit a copy of the donation certificate with form 80-401.

For any additional questions, contact TELA at