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The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation impacts the prosperity of the restaurant industry by developing a stronger workforce and building the next generation of industry leaders. Your generous, tax-deductible contribution directly supports students and educators, while helping ensure the continued growth of our industry. With your donations, the NRAEF:
Reaches nearly 100,000 students at 1,700 high schools in 49 states, Guam and Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools in Europe and the Pacific through the ProStart® program
Has awarded more than $14 million in scholarships since 1997
Hosts a number of events throughout the year that showcase the wealth of career opportunities available in the restaurant and foodservice industry
The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Donations to the NRAEF qualify for most corporate matching grant programs.
The simplest way to further the NRAEF mission and all gifts are fully tax deductible.
Help develop the best and brightest high school students into tomorrow’s industry leaders.
Make an immediate impact on students and educators by donating to the NRAEF Scholarship Program.
Establish a memorial or tribute with a planned gift - such as endowments, bequests and annuities.
Partner with the NRAEF to sponsor one of our events that promote the industry.