Join Read Better Be Better (RBBB) and SOSAZ (Save Our Schools AZ) for a free community screening of Backpack Full of Cash, a documentary about the growing trend of privatizing public education in the United States. "Matt Damon narrates this timely warning about America's public schools, which have fallen into a growing, greedy, and under-regulated system of privatization that is having a devastating impact on our children (IMDB)." The screening will be "movies in the park" style with no formal seating. Beverages and popcorn will be provided by RBBB. Space is limited so RSVP for the event on Eventbrite.Connect us with a new team member and get $50 to Postino Wine Cafe! Be Excellent, Be Kind. That's the RBBB motto!

Tax Credit

Your donation to Read Better Be Better qualifies for the Arizona Tax Credit for Qualifying Charitable Organizations, designed to help you reduce your state tax liability and help local children at the same time.

This tax credit allows for donations made to Read Better Be Better to be refunded to the taxpayer not as a deductible but as a DOLLAR-FOR-DOLLAR TAX CREDIT, up to $400 for single taxpayers and $800 for married taxpayers filing jointly.

Your donation pays for: our on-site (school) costs such as books, program materials, and staffing. Your dollars also support our core mission: to manage, monitor, evaluate and administer a high-quality literacy intervention.

Once you make your donation you’ll want to:

Download Tax Form 321


Arizona Tax Credit for Qualifying Charitable Organizations

The state of Arizona gives every tax payer the opportunity to choose the recipient of their dollars that would have gone to taxes. Yes! For every $1 you give to Read Better Be Better, you’ll reduce your tax bill by the same $1. (Up to $400 for individuals or $800 for couples.)

Far better than a deduction, this empowers you to directly fund the local programs and services that matter.

When you donate to Read Better Be Better, your tax dollars will go to work within your own community. Our program is about excellence at every level — as a reader and as a person — and we would be proud to go farther with your support.

Make a Donation

We Need Your Financial Support

Read Better Be Better is proud of our exhaustively researched, evidence-informed reading & comprehension program. Our curriculum is well tested and surprisingly cost-effective to implement at each school. Our staff are tireless champions of literacy, and we insist on compensating them for their time.

We’ve designed a lean and efficient after school system that shows children how reading really is fun and attainable with the right skills. Your financial contribution allows us to add more schools, expand our program into new districts, and serve more children who need us.

Your donation keeps our services free for those who need it!
Read more about our costs per student/per school.