True Inspiration Awards® grants range from $30,000 to $350,000, with a collective $5 million awarded annually to organizations throughout the U.S. and Canada.
The application period for the 2024 True Inspiration Awards has closed. More information about the 2025 True Inspiration Awards will be available in Spring 2024.
EligibilityTo be eligible to apply for a True Inspiration Awards grant, an organization should:
S. Truett Cathy Honoree
One organization will be selected as the S. Truett Cathy Honoree. The S. Truett Cathy Honoree embodies the generous, innovative spirit of Chick-fil-A’s late founder — pioneering new ways to solve problems and serve others.
In 2024, we will continue to support nonprofits with a total commitment of $5 million in grants ranging from $30,000-$350,000.
Sixteen organizations will be awarded for their work in these areas.
Caring for People (four winners): Programs or projects supporting educational initiatives, including fostering character and leadership development, academic excellence and community involvement in underserved youth.
Caring through Food (four winners): Programs or projects focused on addressing hunger and food insecurity facing children and their families.
Caring for Communities (four winners): Programs or projects focused on providing housing and other direct services to support young people and their families.
Caring for our Planet (four winners): Programs or projects that show care for our environment and our planet, or that demonstrate environmental stewardship through initiatives directly related to our other True Inspiration Awards categories of food, community and people (i.e., community beautification, education opportunities, community gardens, outdoor classrooms, etc.)
These organizations must be nominated by a Chick-fil-A Operator, and Chick-fil-A One® Customers will have the opportunity to vote on finalists.
Through our True Inspiration Awards grant program, Chick-fil-A helps empower local nonprofits that are leading positive change and creating tangible impact throughout the communities they serve. It is our pleasure to support the growth and legacy of these incredible organizations throughout the U.S. and Canada. Brent Fielder, Senior Director of Corporate Social Responsibility at Chick-fil-A, Inc.