Corporate Funding Profile: Cracker Barrel

Corporate Funding Profile: Cracker Barrel

Cracker Barrel
HQ: Lebanon, TN
Employees: 73,000

Company Overview

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. shares warm welcomes and friendly service while offering guests quality homestyle food and unique shopping – all at a fair price. By creating a world filled with hospitality and charm through an experience that combines dining and shopping, guests are cared for like family. Established in 1969 in Lebanon, Tenn., Cracker Barrel and its affiliates operate 658 company-owned Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® locations in 45 states and own the fast-casual Holler and Dash® restaurants. In 2018, they had total revenue of $3 million dollars.

Giving: Cracker Barrel Giving

The Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Foundation supports a diverse array of nonprofits and programs, awarding millions of dollars over 23 years and counting. Cracker Barrel also offers additional assistance to countless charitable organizations across the nation.

Their main focus is supporting members of America’s armed forces and their families. Cracker Barrel and the Cracker Barrel Foundation have long supported military-focused nonprofits and charitable initiatives, including Operation Homefront, the USO, the National Military Family Association, Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation, United Through Reading, and the National Museum of the United States Army, among many others.

Donations and Sponsorship Requests:  Cracker Barrel and its Foundation consider requests for financial grants as well as donations of dining certificates from nonprofit and community organizations who also support our philanthropic focus. We invite you to show us how your organization or endeavor supports the causes we’re focused on.

Their main focus is supporting members of American’s armed forces and their families. But they’ll happily consider requests for aid from organizations serving other important issues including:

  • Local Community Agencies Helping Families & Children
    • Organizations supporting impoverished families/children in underserved communities; civic/safety organizations; etc.
  • Multiculturalism
    • Local community events and organizations that promote inclusion

Profile updated: Nov 2018