About

The Inspire Brands Foundation exists to ignite and nourish change for good. Across the country, the Inspire Brands Foundation does business as the Arby’s Foundation, the Buffalo Wild Wings Foundation, SONIC Foundation and the Jimmy John’s Foundation, respectively. In 2020, the Inspire Brands Foundation donated more than $9 million to youth-related causes in the U.S. The Inspire Brands Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Our Aspirations

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Elevate the communities we serve and play a valuable role in their growth.

Invest in and partner with organizations - icon

Invest in and partner with organizations dedicated to providing food to the children who need it most.

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Unleash the next generation of leaders by helping young people build the skills and confidence they need to succeed.

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Inspire youth to realize their full potential and chart their path to a successful career.

Board of Trustees

BILL BOLLING
Founder
Atlanta Community Foodbank
Independent Trustee

CHARLIE MORGAN
Partner
Alston & Bird
Independent Trustee

CHRISTOPHER FULLER
Chief Communications & ESG Officer
Inspire Brands
Board Chairman

CHRISTOPHER HELD
Chief Supply Officer
Inspire Brands

CLAUDIA SAN PEDRO
President
SONIC Drive-in

DANTON NOLAN
SVP, Business CFO & Services Transformation
Inspire Brands

DAVID POWELL
President
Prodoscore
Independent Trustee

ED BAKER
Executive in Residence
Georgia State University
Independent Trustee

JAMES NORTH
President
Jimmy John’s

JIM TAYLOR
President
Arby’s

LYLE TICK
President
Buffalo Wild Wings

MARSHALL FREEMAN
Chief Operations Officer
Atlanta Police Foundation
Independent Trustee

RENEE DUCRE
VP, Marketplace Inclusion & Insights
Warner Bros. Discovery
Independent Trustee

PATTY TUCKER
Senior Communications Counselor
Treehouse Counsel
Independent Trustee

TRAVIS J. MURPHY
International Government Affairs
National Basketball Association (NBA)
Independent Trustee

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