Chick-fil-a giving away $5 Million in grants for Charleston nonprofits

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Updated: Mar. 2, 2021 at 1:11 PM EST
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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Chick-fil-a says they will be giving away $5 million to black-led nonprofits and organizations serving communities of color.

The fast food giant says organizations in the Charleston area have the chance to apply for their share of a $5 million pot dedicated to helping under-represented communities.

The grants are called the Chick-fil-A True Inspiration Awards and they range from $50,000 to $350,000. The goal is for Chick-fil-a to help organizations that are making an impact in the areas of hunger, homelessness and education.

Since 2015, the company says they have awarded $155,000 in the Charleston area.

Chick-fil-a says the True Inspiration Awards were created to carry on Chick-fil-A Founder S. Truett Cathy’s legacy of generosity and community service.

Organizations have until May 31 to apply on Chick-fil-a’s website.

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