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The Vanilla Orchid Catering Co. Donations

At The Vanilla Orchid, we love to partner with nonprofits. We believe you are an inspiration and it is our joy to serve you.

Due to the frequency of requests that we receive for donated services, we have created guidelines for considering eligible organizations.

Nonprofit Criteria

  • Must be a public organization with 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status
  • Main office must be within the Greater Austin area
  • Must not be disqualified by any of the below stated donation exemptions

Please note, organizations may only receive one donation within a 12-month period.

Donation Criteria

Due to increased requests, Vanilla Orchid is unable to support the following:

  • Lobbying or advocacy groups
  • Private schools, foundations, or clubs
  • Political, religious, or ethnic groups and programs
  • Labor organizations
  • Third-party fundraising organizations
  • Individuals or for-profit businesses
  • Organized sport teams or leagues
  • Fraternal organizations
  • Conferences, conventions, seminars, workshops, telethons, or corporate picnics
  • Solicitations to advertise

How to Submit a Donation Request

All requests should be submitted on official letterhead or stationery to email address here The subject line should read “Donation Request – Organization Name” Please include the following information in your request:

  • Date of Event
  • Number of guests
  • Sponsorship benefits
  • Any media benefits
  • Processing will be completed within 3 to 6 weeks, and the listed point of contact will be notified upon approval of a donation request. No phone calls, please.

Thank you for all that you do for our community!

Vanilla Orchid Team

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