We ignite & nourish change for good

With compassion, possibility and a champion’s spirit, we are making a difference in the communities we serve.

In 2023, we donated more than $14.1 million to support youth-related organizations. With your help we can do more.

Our Focus Areas

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Childhood Hunger

Childhood Hunger

Childhood hunger affects more than 12 million U.S. kids, which can prevent them from performing their best. Through investments in local and national partners, we provide the food necessary to fuel potential.
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Youth Leadership

Youth Leadership

We know the right experience at the right time can kickstart a child’s confidence for the future. Whether this experience is an introduction to a team environment, a transformative relationship or a new way of thinking, we help unleash the leaders within the next generation.
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Career Readiness

Career Readiness

Basic job skills help lay the foundation for a strong future. By building partnerships within communities across America, we’re inspiring youth to see their full potential and chart their path to a successful career.

Our Brand Foundations

The Arby’s Foundation believes every kid deserves to dream big and pursue their dreams with confidence.

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“I believe everyone within our company has been either directly or indirectly impacted by hunger issues at one time in their lives. Our hope is to do whatever we can to minimize that for others in the future.”

– Tom Browne, Heartland Beef, Arby’s franchisee

“We created the Pint-Sized Heroes program to bring happiness and smiles to children facing challenges and receiving care at children's hospitals across the country.”

– Baskin-Robbins Joy in Childhood Foundation

Powered by Baskin-Robbins and the generosity of our franchisees, partners, employees and guests, we’re working to bring happiness and smiles to children, who despite their struggles, find ways to inspire joy in our communities.

We have a passion for sports and believe every kid deserves the chance to play. We are determined to close the access gap and allow as many children as possible the chance to become a champion.

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“I grew up walking to the Boys & Girls Clubs from school, so this really hits home to be able to support them.”

– Leticia Sosa-Carver, General Manager, Buffalo Wild Wings

“Since Dunkin’ restaurants live at the heart of neighborhoods across the country, our goal is to make a long lasting impact at the community level.”

– Victor Carvalho, Dunkin’ Franchisee and Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation Co-Chair

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We bring the simple joys of childhood to kids battling hunger or illness. Our goal is to help kids feel like kids, even on their most difficult days.

We empower the next generation to dream boldly and thrive by preparing youth to enter adulthood.

“Our community involvement is a core tenet of how we run our business. We would not be where we are at today without the community support and it is extremely important for us to help others in any way we can.”

– Cheryl Doelker, Jimmy John’s franchisee

“This program has transformed my classroom, my career, and made my job so enjoyable.”

– Heather Hall, Limeades for Learning teacher

We spark brighter futures for America’s youth by building strong communities where kids can thrive emotionally, mentally and physically.  

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Please note, at this time we do not accept unsolicited grant requests. All grantees are nominated by members of the Inspire Brands community.