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Who We Support

The Subway Cares Foundation® provides grants to non-profit organizations and programs that work toward our common goals of providing nutritious food, making education more affordable, and guiding tomorrow’s leaders.

Programs & Grants

World Central Kitchen

Founded in 2010 by Chef José Andrés, World Central Kitchen (WCK) is a nonprofit organization that is first to the frontlines providing fresh meals in response to crises. Applying their model of quick action, leveraging local resources, and adapting in real time, WCK has served more than 350 million nourishing meals around the world. WCK knows that good food provides not only nourishment, but also comfort and hope, especially in times of crisis.

The Farmlink Project

The Farmlink Project is a student-founded 501(c)(3) nonprofit on a mission to connect surplus produce to communities in need, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and empower the next generation of changemakers. Serving as a “link”, The Farmlink Project connects the broken supply chains of the agricultural and food access industries.


Since 1999, iMentor has been dedicated to building transformative one-on-one mentoring relationships for first-generation students. What started with just 49 students in a single South Bronx school has blossomed into a nationwide movement, reaching over 8,000 students annually. iMentor partners with high schools, nonprofits, and higher educational institutions to match young people with community volunteers.

BGC Canada (Formerly Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada)

For 120+ years, BGC Canada (formerly Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada) has been creating opportunities for millions of kids and teens. As Canada’s largest child and youth serving charitable and community services organization, BGC Clubs open their doors to young people of all ages and their families at 635 locations nationwide. During out-of-school hours, trained staff and volunteers provide programs and services that help young people realize positive outcomes. Opportunity changes everything.

Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs

Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs® (NBT), the charitable foundation of the Fabricators and Manufacturers Association (FMA), works to inspire, encourage, and support individuals of all ages in their pursuit of manufacturing careers. Through its scholarship and manufacturing camp programs, NBT reaches more than 20,000 students across the U.S. and into Canada.

Action Against Hunger

Action Against Hunger is leading a global movement to end hunger in our lifetimes. It innovates solutions, advocates for change, and reaches 25 million people every year with proven hunger prevention and treatment programs. As a nonprofit that works across 50 countries, its 8,300 dedicated staff members partner with communities to address the root causes of hunger, including climate change, conflict, inequity, and emergencies. It strives to create a world free from hunger, for everyone, for good.

Food Banks of Canada- After the Bell Program

Food Banks of Canada created After the Bell to address food insecurity over the summer months. The program delivers nutrient dense food packs to thousands of school children in select communities across Canada while school is out.

Folds of Honor

Since 2007, Folds of Honor has awarded over 35,000 educational scholarships to the families of military men and women who have fallen or been disabled while on active duty in the United States armed forces. Our Subway Cares grant will fund vocational school and culinary school scholarships through the Folds of Honor scholarship program.

Boys and Girls Clubs of America

For 160 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of America has provided a safe place for kids and teens to learn and grow. Clubs offer caring adult mentors, fun and friendship, and high-impact youth development programs on a daily basis during critical non-school hours. Boys & Girls Club programming promotes academic success, good character and leadership, and healthy lifestyles. More than 4,700 Clubs serve over 4.3 million young people through Club membership and community outreach.

Subway Cares Supports Regional Foodbanks All Over the World

Feeding America * CT Foodshare * Feeding South Florida * Food Banks Canada * Fareshare UK * Tafel Germany * Foodbank Australia * Musubie Japan * Bancos de Alimentos Mexico * Asociacion de Bancos Alimentos de Colombia