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GENERAL DONATIONS

Thank you for your interest in Knott’s Berry Farm. We receive numerous requests for charitable donations each year. To carefully manage our limited resources, donation requests are only granted to local, major organizations and 501 C3 non-profit charities that are requesting assistance with their fundraising efforts. 

If you are interested in receiving an in-kind donation, please read the listed guidelines and use the form below. We will only review requests that are submitted using the form below. Requests sent through the mail will not be reviewed.

Due to the large number of requests we receive, only submissions that contain all requested information will be reviewed. If your request meets all of the requirements below, please use the form to submit your request.

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Criteria for Ticket Donations to Charities and Non-profit Organizations

  • Customary donation is four (4) tickets to Knott’s Berry Farm OR four (4) tickets to our Soak City Water Park at Knott’s (seasonal)
  • Requests must be received a minimum of 60 days prior to date of event
  • Donations will be mailed directly to the non-profit organization, no residential addresses
  • One request per non-profit organization will be accepted within a 12-month period
  • Tickets will be mailed out 1 month prior to date of event if approved

Those Who Automatically Do Not Qualify

  • Out of area/state organizations
  • High Schools requesting Grad Night Tickets
  • School sports/music programs or booster programs
  • All sports league programs
  • All music/theatre programs
  • Sponsorships or donations for individuals, teams or families (i.e. walk-a-thons, contests, pageants and scholarships)
  • Activities such as competitions, recognition events, door prizes, giveaways, free raffles or other incentives
  • Those organizations raising funds on behalf of another benefiting group

Included in the form below, please attach an official organization/company letterhead that includes the following:

  • Organization Name
  • Address (including city, state, and ZIP code)
  • Contact Name
  • Contact e-mail address
  • Contact Phone Number
  • Tax ID Number
  • Date of Event
  • Detailed explanation of how tickets will be used
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SCHOOL DONATIONS

Knott’s Berry Farm donates a limited number of tickets per school year to public schools (grades K through 12) in Orange and LA County. Submitting a donation request does not guarantee that the request will be filled. 

If your school is a public school grades K through 12 in either Orange County or LA County, please review the criteria listed below.

Due to the large number of requests we receive, only submissions that contain all requested information will be reviewed. If your request meets all of the requirements above, please send your request using the form below.

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Criteria for Ticket Donations to Schools

  • Ticket contributions must be made directly to a K through 12 public school in either LA or Orange County.
  • Requests must be received a minimum of 60 days prior to the event date.

Those Who Automatically Do Not Qualify

  • Individuals or organizations raising funds on behalf of another benefiting group are not eligible and will not be considered.
  • Ticket contributions for families or individuals are not eligible.
  • Ticket contributions must be used for school fundraising efforts only.
  • Activities such as competitions, recognition events, giveaways, rewards, or other incentive programs are not eligible for a ticket contribution.
  • Donations for individuals or teams (for example, football, baseball, other sports teams, booster clubs, bands, cheerleading, pageants, scholarships, or ambassador programs) are not eligible.
  • One request per school will be accepted within each school year.

Included in the form below, please attach an official organization/company letterhead that includes the following:

  • Principal’s name and signature
  • School Name
  • School address (including city, state, and ZIP code)
  • Contact Name
  • Contact e-mail address
  • Contact Phone Number
  • Tax ID Number
  • Date of Event
  • Detailed explanation of how tickets will be used
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