Q: What is the final deadline for 2018 grant applications?
A: All grant applications must be received by 12AM Saturday, June 23, 2018 (MST).
Q: How will successful grant applicants be notified?
A: Successful applicants will be notified by Kampgrounds of America as soon as possible.
Q: Do you have to be a citizen to qualify for a grant?
A: All applicants must be a legal citizen of either the U.S. or Canada, or be U.S. Green Card holders or have obtained Canadian Permanent Residency.
Q: Do you have to be a KOA camper or KOA Value Kard Rewards member?
A: No. The ‘Get Out There’ Grant Program is open to everyone, even if you’ve never camped before. The proposed adventure doesn’t even have to include camping.
Q: Is there an age limit?
A: Grant applicants must be 18 years of age as of Friday, June 22, 2018.
Q: Who is responsible for any applicable taxes on the grant funds?
A: Taxes on the full amount of each grant are the sole responsibility of those selected to receive the grant. Each recipient will be required to provide Kampgrounds of America Inc. with the necessary U.S. Internal Revenue or Canadian tax forms.
Q: Are there any other conditions?
A: Since each granted Adventure will be unique, specific conditions regarding the actual adventure will vary, and will be negotiated with the grant applicant before the grant is awarded.
Q: When is the timeline for completing a ‘Get Out There’ adventure?
A: Grant recipients will have one calendar year after the date the grant is awarded to complete their adventure.
Q: Who is handling the details and arrangements for each granted Adventure?
A: Arrangements for each granted Adventure will be the responsibility of the grant recipient.
Q: Will anyone from Kampgrounds of America accompany the grant recipient on the Adventure?
A: Plans currently call from a small video team from KOA to accompany our grant recipients on their adventure. The completed video would be used on Kampgrounds of America social media and other outlets to promote others to “Get Out There” and enjoy the outdoors.