Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is the Aftermath K9 Grant?
A: Open to any agency (LE, Fire/EMS, Coroner, Search & Rescue, etc.), for the creation, maintenance, OR
growth of any K9 unit.
Q: What kind of K9 programs are eligible?
A: Any Single/Multipurpose OR Community/Therapy K9 programs are eligible. Any agency that has a K9
program that gives back to their community in any capacity are encouraged to participate!
Q: Do agencies have to use the Grant money for their K9 unit?
A: Yes, the Grant must be used for the sole purpose of maintaining or creating their K9 unit.
Q: When can I register my agency?
A: The Registration Period will begin on May 17th, when an online registration form will be added to the Grant web page for that purpose. Registrations will be accepted through 11:59 PM on May 24th.
Q: Who can register an agency?
A: Anyone within the agency. By registering, you are indicating the agency is aware of their participation in the Grant.
Q: If my local department is registered more than once, will that increase their chances of winning?
A: No. Only one registration for each agency will be listed. The grant awards are determined entirely by the results of community voting within each tier.
Q: When can I start voting?
A: Community voting is from May 25th through 11:59pm on June 5.
Q: How can my small community compete with larger cities?
A: The agency with the most community votes from each tier* will be awarded top prize!
(*Tiers are based on the number of full and part-time employees)
Q: Why are other agencies from different states when I click on my state to vote?
A: We have organized states into regions to make it easier for some to find their agencies.
Q: How can I make it easy for other community members to vote for my agency?
A: Share your agency’s submission on social media! There are four buttons under the VOTE button to
share to your various social media platforms or to copy a link. Remember to use #AftermathK9Grant in
your posts when telling your friends to visit our page to vote!
Q: How do I know how many votes my department has?
A: The votes will be tallied after the close of the Grant and the winners will be announced on June 7th.
Q: How can I help my agency get a leg up in the voting?
A: Your agency can earn extra votes by following us on Instagram @AftermathK9Grant and Facebook @AftermathCares! Like the daily K9
Grant post and tell us who you’re voting for in the comments.