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 nominate my agency?
A: Nomination Period is from October 11 th through 11:59pm on October 18 th .
Q: Who can nominate an agency?
A: Anyone! The agency can nominate themselves, or a member of the community may nominate the
Q: If my local department is nominated more than once, will that increase their chances of winning?
A: No, only one nomination is required to be entered for this grant. The decision will be made by
community voting, so get them excited now!
Q: When can I start voting?
A: Community voting is from October 24th through 11:59pm on October 31st .
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 & part-time sworn officers)
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 11/03.
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 (agency name, city, state).
For any additional questions about the K9 grant, reach out to your local Law Enforcement Relations Representative at aftermath.com/law-enforcement.