Inspiring North Florida/Southern Georgia Students, One Grant at a Time!

Win up to $5,000 for programs and activities that help area students.

The McDonald’s Owner/Operators of North Florida and South Georgia is fueling the imagination, education and growth of area students with Golden Grants, a local program that supports individuals, educators, programs and organizations serving students grades K-12.

Grants will be awarded in the following amounts based on creativity and hands-on application of projects:

  • Two $5,000 grants
  • Two $2,500 grants
  • Total: $15,000

Qualifying activities include, but are not limited to, the following, as long as need is demonstrated:

  • Arts activities
  • Education initiatives
  • Mentorship and empowerment programs
  • After-school programs
  • Community service
  • Sports activities
  • Technology
  • Efforts related to COVID-19

Click here for eligibility requirements.

Applications Open: Sunday, November 1, 2020
One application per program/initiative/organization will be accepted.

Application Deadline: Sunday, November 29, 2020

Winner Announcement: January 2021

Click here for the list of 2019 winners.


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All applicants will be notified via email in January of 2021. If selected, the applicant might be asked to submit additional information. Failing to provide additional information could result in program disqualification. Please only submit once.

Contact: for more information.