Gives KFC restaurant teams an opportunity to nominate a local non-profit organization for a wish come true.

Nominate your favorite local non-profit organization for a chance to make a project on their wish list come true.

Kentucky Fried Wishes

KFC restaurant teams can nominate their favorite local 501(c)(3) non-profit organization for a $10,000 Kentucky Fried Wishes grant to fund an actionable project on their wish list.

In 2021, the KFC Foundation granted 11 Kentucky Fries Wishes.

This year, up to 50 Kentucky Fried Wishes will be granted to non-profits across the country!

Submit your nomination by July 4


  • You will need to create an account with the KFC Foundation’s Application Portal through Salesforce in order to submit your nomination form.
  • You must use a personal email address to create your account; you will not be able to create an account with a KFC restaurant email address.
  • There may be challenges accessing the nomination form from a mobile device. Using a desktop or laptop computer is preferred.

June 20-July 4
Restaurant nomination window

July 11-July 22
Non-profit grant application window

September 9
Kentucky Fried Wishes announced on Colonel Sanders’ birthday!

The KFC Foundation has partnered with Crisis Text Line® to provide free 24/7 text-based mental health support and crisis intervention for the KFC family.

Need someone to talk to?
Text "Fries" to 741741 to text confidentially with a compassionate, trained Crisis Counselor.

To be eligible for the KFC Foundation’s programs, you must work at a KFC restaurant in the U.S. that participates in the KFC Foundation’s Franchise Donation Program.