Charity Partners

Kansas City Restaurant Week, led by founding partners Visit KC and the Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association. Through the generosity of Kansas City restaurants and their diners, more than $3 million has been raised for local causes in KCRW’s 12-year history.

2022 KC Restaurant Week Beneficiaries

Guadalupe Centers

As the largest Hispanic organization in Kansas City since 1919, Guadalupe Centers serves more than 12,000 men, women and children each year through its various programs and has continuously evolved to meet the needs of families in crisis and those striving to contribute to the metro area’s success.


Visit KC Foundation

KC Regional Destination Development Foundation

The Visit KC Foundation is a 501(c)3 entity associated with the region’s destination management organization. Through programming such as Kansas City Restaurant Week and The Community Meals Project, the Foundation enhances the quality of life for the Kansas City region through tourism advocacy and workforce development.


Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association Educational Foundation

Administered by the Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association, the Foundation seeks to promote the restaurant industry in the greater Kansas City area by offering scholarships to students pursuing a career in the hospitality industry.