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Innovative Educational Programs Tax Credit

The Innovative Educational Programs Tax Credit is an opportunity for Montana taxpayers to receive a dollar-for-dollar credit on their state income taxes, up to $200,000 per year, for donations to public schools in Montana.


Kalispell Public Schools wants you to be aware of an opportunity to support our schools and help us enhance educational experiences for each and every student in our District! 

Montana taxpayers may receive a dollar-for-dollar credit on their state income taxes, up to $200,000 per year, for donations to public schools in Montana! 
Your donation can help KPS expand our innovative educational programs that benefit our students through enhanced:

  • Transformational and advanced learning opportunities for our students;
  • Programs, services and equipment for students with disabilities;
  • Work-based learning partnership for our students;
  • Post-secondary credit or career certifications for our students; and
  • Technologies that improve student experiences and opportunities.

This dollar-for-dollar tax credit is awarded on a FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED BASIS. Individuals or corporations can donate up to $200,000 per year for our school’s innovative educational programs. The aggregate amount of tax credits that may be claimed statewide for 2024 is $5 million. Donated amounts may not exceed the taxpayer’s income tax liability but may be carried forward for 3 years.  

Learn more about donating to Innovative Educational Programs at KPS! 

Fill out an Innovative Tax Credit Donation Form

Business Services and Operations
Kalispell Public Schools District 5 
233 1st Avenue East
Kalispell, Montana 59901
Phone: 406-751-3400 Ext
Fax: 406-751-3425

Welcome to the Business Services and Operations web-page for Kalispell Public Schools. We hope you will find this website useful. Our goal is to provide clear and meaningful information about school finance, school budgets, facilities, transportation services, and our food service program to our community as a whole. If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact one of the many dedicated employees in the department.  


Chris Campbell
Director - Business Services


Assistant Business Director


Kayleen Sperry


  Angela Ginn
Accounts Payable
Terri Nutter
Student Activities
Joe Biangone