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Charitable Requests

Corner Bakery Giving back to the communities where we live and work is one of Brinker International's core values. With a diverse variety of local fundraising activities and corporate giving programs, Brinker and its restaurants contribute more than $3 million annually to a number of worthwhile charities. The objective of the Brinker International Foundation is to support programs and projects that are affiliated with Children/Family, Arts, Civic, and University related educational programs.

How to apply


Brinker International's Charitable Committee must have the following information from organizations requesting donations. This information must be submitted on the organization's official letterhead.

  1. The exact amount requested and the specific purpose for the donation briefly summarized on 1-2 typewritten pages. The request should detail how the donations will be used.
  2. Information about your organization, including proof of 501(c)(3) status and sources of funding.
  3. Information, if any, concerning past or current involvement of Brinker International employees with the organization.
  4. We may also come back and ask for the organization's current Board of Directors, including their business and civic affiliations, as well as the organization's recent financial statements.

Requests that do not meet the requirements of the Brinker Charitable Committee will not be considered.


The Brinker International Foundation does not support the following:

  • Religious organizations or programs
  • Individuals seeking aid
  • Agencies that receive United Way funding
  • Organizations lacking proof of 501(c)(3) status
  • Political organizations or candidates
  • Conferences; seminars; or reunions
  • Research projects
  • Travel for individuals or groups
  • Capital campaigns

How to apply

To submit your request for a charitable donation, please send your written proposal to:

Brinker International Charitable Committee
6820 LBJ Freeway
Dallas, TX 75240

Or, you may also FAX your request to: (972) 770-5977.

Because of volume, we cannot accept direct requests or inquiries by telephone.

All requests for cash or in-kind donations are reviewed on an ongoing basis. It may take 4-6 weeks to review your request, so please allow enough time if your request is related to a specific event. You will be notified of the committee's decision by mail.

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