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Donor FAQs

What are the Foundation’s admin fees? How much of the dollar actually goes back to first responders and public safety organizations?

90 cents of each dollar donated goes directly to our Foundation’s programs.

What does your Foundation do?

Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation donates lifesaving equipment and resources to first responders and public safety organizations through a quarterly grant program.

What are the Foundation funding guidelines?

Lifesaving equipment, prevention education, scholarships and continued education, disaster relief and military support.

Can the Foundation sponsor events?

Event sponsorships are out of our Foundation funding guidelines.

How much of my donation stays in my state?

While most donations are allocated to our Foundation’s general fund, the Foundation board of directors are committed to approving grants based on contributions received from that state.

How is Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation funded?

Supporters like you help fund our mission. Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization and Firehouse Subs is our largest corporate donor. Portions of the annual operating costs for Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation are kindly funded by Firehouse Subs. The remainder of our annual operating income comes from the generosity of individual and corporate donors.

How can I support Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation?

Please consider donating online or at any Firehouse Subs restaurant.

  • Pickle buckets are available for a $3 donation
  • Feed the donation canister your spare change
  • Round up your purchase to the nearest dollar
  • Donate $1, $5, or $25 during October’s First Responders Month

We appreciate all of the generous donors that support our mission.

First responder grants accepted on a quarterly basis.