Royals Charities strives to support children, education, youth baseball and softball field renovations, and military families in and around the Kansas City area. The foundation accomplishes this mission through financial grants of life-changing projects and programs. To date, Royals Charities has put over $18 million back into our community.
In 2020, Royals Charities also created the Royals Respond Fund to address food insecurity and other urgent needs caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. This effort supported organizations like Harvesters – The Community Food Network, Emmanuel Family & Child Development Center, and Don Bosco Center’s Meals on Wheel program, among others. For more information on the Royals Respond Fund, please visit: royals.com/royalsrespond.
Royals Charities continues to serve the needs of children across a variety of organizations and services in the Greater Kansas City area. Through the various organizations that Royals Charities works with, a particular emphasis is placed on inclusion of children with special needs and emergency services. To apply for a grant as an organization serving children, please visit royals.com/grants.
In a standing commitment to the betterment of local education, Royals Charities is proud to fund a mix of scholarships and educational programming. Every year, five Royals Charities scholars receive funding to support their post-secondary education to any college in Kansas or Missouri. To apply for a grant as an organization serving education, please visit royals.com/grants.
Passionate about sharing the love of the game with the next generation, Royals Charities supports the efforts of local baseball and softball organizations. In addition to funding programming, Royals Charities created the Royalty Fields Grant Program in partnership with Price Chopper to empower nonprofits and government entities across Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, Oklahoma, and Arkansas to renovate baseball and softball fields to spread America's Pastime. To apply for a Royalty Fields grant, please visit royals.com/royaltyfields.
Royals Charities proudly supports America's service members and their families throughout the year. 2020 featured the third consecutive year dedicating the fundraising efforts of Royals Charities marquee fundraiser Diamond of Dreams presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City to bringing a Fisher House to Kansas City. This "home away from home" provides free lodging to families of veterans receiving treatment at the Kansas City VA Center. To apply for a grant as an organization serving the military, please visit royals.com/grants.