Build-A-Bear Workshop Bear Hugs Foundation

The mission of the Build-A-Bear Workshop Bear Hugs Foundation is to make life more bearable for children, families and pets in need. Build-A-Bear Workshop Bear Hugs Foundation makes grants to qualified non-profit organizations (either 501(c)(3) organizations or registered Canadian charities) that support the health and wellness of children and families, the care and welfare of animals and the promotion of literacy and education.

The window to submit 2014 grant applications for the Build-A-Bear Workshop Bear Hugs Foundation is now closed. We are in the process of reviewing these now. If your grant is approved, you will be notified.

We are currently evaluating our grant making process and citeria so that we can have greater impact on causes that are important to our Guests. Please check back in the coming months for additional information.