The Kansas City Royals and Royals Charities are committed to being active members of the Kansas City community and region. Created in 2001, Royals Charities strives to support children, education, youth baseball/softball and military in and around the Kansas City area. The foundation accomplishes this mission through financial donations, as well as in-kind support, including memorabilia, tickets and publicity. Under the leadership of the Glass family, Royals Charities has donated more than $9 million since its inception.
Please consider joining us to support Royals Charities through the exciting signature events and programs shown below.
Join us for the Royals Charities 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, August 22. Participants will have the opportunity to run on the warning track as part of the 5K course. Each runner/walker will receive a Royals ticket voucher, a 5K Run/Walk t-shirt and a medal. Prizes will be awarded to the top finishers.Learn More
An in-stadium fundraiser presented by Royals Charities and Edelman & Thompson in which a lucky fan can win big! Staff will sell raffle tickets from the time gates open until the end of the sixth inning. One winning ticket will be selected with the winner taking home half of the evening's net proceeds. The other half will be donated to Royals Charities. Royals Charities raised $645,000 in 2014 through the 50/50 Raffle which directly supported charities in the Kansas City community and Midwest region. Play the 50/50 Raffle at every home game in 2015 to win big... for charity!Learn More
Royals Charities and FOX Sports Kansas City partner for the sixth annual Broadcast Auction on Friday, July 10. This special on-air auction gives viewers the opportunity to bid on unique ballpark experiences and memorabilia and purchase exclusive ticket packages all in support of Royals Charities.Learn More
Diamond of Dreams, Royals Charities' on-field gala, is on Thursday, July 23, at Kauffman Stadium. The annual event features appearances from current and former Royals, a fabulous menu from local restaurants, an exclusive silent auction in the Royals' bullpen, live music and a spectacular fireworks show you'll watch from the outfield grass to end the night!Learn More
On Monday, June 1, fans and corporate supporters have the opportunity to play golf with current and former Royals celebrities at the annual Royals Charities Celebrity Golf Tournament. The event features great gifts, food, drinks, prizes on the course, and an afternoon reception and awards program. This exciting tournament will be held at Shadow Glen Golf Club of Olathe and supports Special Olympics KC Metro.Learn More
Royals Charities, the charitable foundation of the Kansas City Royals, proudly supports local nonprofit and charitable organizations that focus on children, education, youth baseball/softball, and military. Royals Charities distributes grants twice a year during a Spring and Fall grant cycle.Learn More
Created in 2006, the Royalty Fields grant program is an ongoing Royals Charities effort that strives to improve baseball and softball facilities across the Midwest. Baseball and softball programs in Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Oklahoma, Arkansas or South Dakota can apply for a Royalty Fields matching grant of up to $5,000 for major renovations.Learn More
On Saturday, May 16, Royals Charities will host Shirts Off Their Backs giving fans the opportunity to win an autographed jersey from a Royals player on-field after the game.Learn More
Royals Charities and the Kansas City Royals are teaming up with 99.7 THE POINT and The Ali Kemp Educational Foundation to host a T.A.K.E. Defense self-defense class for the seventh year on the field at Kauffman Stadium on Saturday, September 19. The class is free and open to all females ages 12 and older. T.A.K.E. has now reached over 60,000 participants thanks in part to the Kauffman Stadium classes.Learn More