The Build-a-Bear Workshop Foundation supports non-profit organizations that provide programming for children in regards to education, literacy and wellness and health. Grants range from $1,000 to $10,000, according to the foundation, but the average grant is about $1,500. Funding benefits individual projects or an ongoing program's operational costs, according to the foundation. Typically, grant proposals can be submitted in March annually. It takes 3 months for submissions to be reviewed.