About AESOP


Founded by Arizona-based philanthropists Doug Fougnies and Larry Day in 2013, the Arizona Education & Scholarship Opportunity Program (AESOP) exists to provide Arizona families with expanded education opportunities for their students.

AESOP is proud to announce that in school year 2015-16, it awarded $308,904 (51%) of A.R.S. §43-1501 (the "Corporate Low Income" program) scholarship dollars to students with household income less than 185% of the federal poverty line, and $294,050 (49%) of those dollars to students with household income between 185% and 342.25% of the federal poverty line. Additionally, AESOP awarded $4,902 (43%) of A.R.S. §43-1601 (the "Individual Original/Switcher" programs) Original scholarship dollars to students with household income less than 185% of the federal poverty line, and $3,694 (34%) of those dollars to students with household income between 185% and 342.25% of the federal poverty line. Finally, AESOP awarded $4,386 (100%) of Switcher scholarship dollars to students with household income between 185% and 342.25% of the federal poverty line.


Notice: A school tuition organization cannot award, restrict, or reserve scholarships solely on the basis of a donor’s recommendation. A taxpayer may not claim a tax credit if the taxpayer agrees to swap donations with another taxpayer to benefit either taxpayer’s own dependent. A.R.S. 43-1603 (C) We will not intentionally sell, share, or distribute your personal information to third parties, except as required by law or official policy.

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AESOP, LLC
18801 N. Thompson Peak Pkwy.
Suite 240
Scottsdale, AZ 85255