Grant Process

The Dickey Foundation Grant Guidelines

  1. The Dickey Foundation provides grants to help protect first responders.
  2. The Dickey Foundation reviews grant submissions on a quarterly basis.
  3. The Dickey Foundation does not sponsor events – luncheons, dinners, galas, auctions, races, tournaments, festivals, school events, etc.
  4. The Dickey Foundation does not make grants to individuals.
  5. The Dickey Foundation does not provide food donations. If you would like to request a donation from Dickey’s Barbecue, please contact your nearest restaurant, which can be found at
  6. If your request is not related to our mission of protecting first responders, we will be unable to respond to your request.

If your organization meets these criteria you may complete the TDF Grant Application and email it to


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