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 $3.3 million has been raised for local causes in KCRW’s 13-year history.

2023 KC Restaurant Week Beneficiaries

Cornerstones of Care

Cornerstones of Care

Cornerstones of Care leverages decades of expertise to provide an array of quality prevention, treatment and support services to children and families who have typically experienced significant trauma. The organization’s 700+ trained professionals practice a certified trauma-informed model to identify, address, treat and monitor a variety of behavioral healthcare needs to provide safety and health to more than 15,000 children and families in three key service areas: youth/family support, foster care/adoption and community education/training. The 2023 KC Restaurant Week funds will intentionally address workforce development through culinary education.


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.