As a registered 501(c)3 organization, all contributions are provided with tax receipts.  Therefore, students are welcomed and highly encouraged to raise a particular portion of their costs.  We assist students with this process by setting up student donor pages on our main website.  All donations are tax deductible.


KIVU scholarships are limited in availability from year-to-year.  Please inquire with for more information. 


Global Gap Year Program fees are paid in monthly installments typically from May to October.  There is a 3% discount available for those who choose to pay the amount in full up front.  Please contact us directly for other payment options that work for your particular circumstances.  

All 2 week and 12 week programs require full payment before departure.  

Please email Jamie Jo,, for more details.

RAISING SUPPORT:  Download our 6 STEPS TO CREATING AN EFFECTIVE FUNDRAISING PLAN.  Over 50% of our students raise funds in order to participate in this program.  There are a variety of ways students can work to make this program affordable.  As a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, we are able to equip our students with helpful tools for their fundraising campaigns at a personal and corporate level of sponsorship.  Please speak with us directly to discuss options.  CLICK HERE to see a helpful example of a support letter.  Or check out this helpful video below made by one of our alumni, Annie, who raised a majority of her funds to participate!