About Kentucky Fried Wishes

Kentucky Fried Wishes is a quarterly grant opportunity through the KFC Foundation. Non-profit organizations can apply for a $10,000 Kentucky Fried Wishes grant to fund an actionable project on their wish list. Please be sure to read the Program Guidelines to understand how Kentucky Fried Wishes will be granted. 

Each quarter, up to twenty-five organizations will be selected to receive a $10,000 grant. Grants must meet the following criteria:

  • Can be completed with a $10,000 budget*
  • Can be completed within a 6-12 month period

* If additional funding is needed, include plans for securing additional funds in your proposal. 

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Kentucky Fried Wishes is a quarterly grant opportunity through the KFC Foundation. Non-profit organizations can apply for a $10,000 grant to fund an actionable project on their wish list.

Each quarter, up to 25 organizations will be selected to receive a $10,000 grant. Projects must meet the following criteria:

  • Can be completed with a $10,000 budget*
  • Can be completed within a 6-12 month period

*If additional funding is needed, include plans for securing additional funds in your proposal. 

The current grant application is open February 1-29, 2024. 

For the current grant cycle, eligible projects must provide opportunities for education and training. See kfcfoundation.org/wishes for the full list of quarterly grant cycles and project categories.

Examples of possible projects include:

  • Community-wide CPR certification program
  • Library for afterschool literacy program
  • Equipment and curriculum for job skill training for adults with disabilities

Final determinations will be made within 60 days of the application deadline. Keep this in mind for time-sensitive projects or events.

Review the Program Guidelines on kfcfoundation.org/wishes for more information. 

Questions? Email the KFC Foundation at foundation@kfc.com

KFC Foundation