Since 1999, the National OA Committee has annually selected lodges from each region to receive matching service grants. In 2020, four lodges in councils across the nation were chosen to receive a combined total of $10,900 in matching grants via the OA Service Grant program.
The following grant was awarded within the Central Region:
Kiskakon Lodge of the Anthony Wayne Area Council, headquartered in Fort Wayne, Indiana, will receive $1,300 to replace the overhead lighting and ceiling tiles at the Anthony Wayne Scout Reservation dining hall.
The following grant was awarded within the Northeast Region:
Ajapeu Lodge of the Green Mountain Council, headquartered in Waterbury, Vermont, will receive $2,300 for the construction of a new nature lodge at Camp Sunrise.
The following grant was awarded within the Southern Region:
Washita Lodge of the Cherokee Area Council, headquartered in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, will receive $3,300 to install solar generated electricity and LED lights at Camp McClintock.
The following grant was awarded within the Western Region:
Gila Lodge of the Yucca Council, headquartered in El Paso, Texas, will receive $4,000 to construct a new bathroom facility at Camp Dale Resler.