Emergency Relief

Through the Burger King Family Fund, we’ve granted over $2 million to BK employees across the globe during times of extreme need - we've helped members of our BK Family through COVID-19, natural disasters, medical emergencies and more.

Burger King Family Fund

The BK Family Fund is the Foundation’s emergency grant program, created to help BURGER KING® employees in times of need and unexpected hardship. Grant amounts may be up to $4,500 and are intended to assist with short-term, immediate needs, including rebuilding after house fires, deaths, natural disasters, medical emergencies, and more.

Thanks to the generous donations of BURGER KING® employees and franchisees, we’ve been able to provide more than $2 million in grants 1,600 members of the BK® family since 2004. We are prepared to help BK® families in 30 countries around the world.

If you are a Burger King® system employee and need to apply for assistance from the BK Family Fund, please visit familyfund.bk.com to submit an application.

Countries in which the Burger King Family Fund Currently Operates:

  • U.S.
  • Argentina
  • Bahamas
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • China
  • Costa Rica
  • Dominican Republic
  • France
  • Germany
  • Guam
  • Guatemala
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Lebanon
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Puerto Rico
  • Russia
  • Singapore
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Turkey
  • U.K.
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Programs

Burger King Scholars

Each year, through the Foundation’s Burger King Scholars program, we award thousands of scholarships to eligible high school seniors and Burger King employees, their spouses and children. This year alone, we awarded $4.5 million in scholarship grants to almost 4,000 students in North America.

Literacy Programs

Since 2012 with Room to Read, we’ve impacted the lives of more than 100,000 children. How did we do this? By establishing over 200 libraries, schools and literacy programs, as well as publishing five children’s books for students in South Africa, Zambia, Tanzania, Cambodia, India, Sri Lanka and Nepal.

Community Learning Centers

In Latin America and the Caribbean, our focus is on bring literacy and skills training to students and families in disadvantaged areas. Our efforts are a step towards creating more literate communities in Latin America.