Every dollar given to Catalyst Kitchens helps support our work and our member programs. On average, every $1 donated to our mission helps support $3 of economic progress for our graduates and in our communities. Every supporter in this way “Catalyzes” this work across the country, doing their part to change lives and create brighter futures. We recognize our generous supporters at the following levels.
This level of funding represents the weekly support a member in our network provides to a trainee in their program. Help us match at this level to support the national mission.
This level of support matches the lowest tier of dues for members in the Catalyst Kitchens network, often member programs just starting out in this work. Matching this level of support helps us support those members with resources and technical assistance.
This level of support matches the average dues for members in the Catalyst Kitchens network, representing a member who is starting to realize their greatness and powerful impact. Matching this level of support helps us support those members with to continue growing and amplifying what they do.
This level of support matches the highest tier of dues for members in the Catalyst Kitchens network, often Model Members with large programs and enterprises. Matching this level of support helps us support those members with to be leaders in the field and pave the way to future innovation and graduate success.
This level of funding and support represents the resources required to put on member trainings, summits, and professional development workshops. Your support at this level helps to gather members together and spread vital resources, practices, and share ideas.
We approach our work through five regions: Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Northwest, and Southwest, with each region housing containing 15-25 members. Giving at this level amplifies the dues of a whole region and allows us to push forward with specific programs and accelerators that bring funding and partnerships to dozens of programs and hundreds of students.
Our national network stretches across the United States through 6 separate time zones and more than 70 communities. Donations at this level commit to matching that reach and help us to add key talent to our national team and provide pass-through funding directly back to our members for staff, programs, and resources.
Chefs and cooks are the heart and soul of our movement. We train people for the culinary arts because we believe in the honesty, passion, and nobility of working to feed others and creating community through food. We value the partnership and support of chefs, restaurants, culinary vendors, and anyone else from the food and hospitality world that sees the value in what we do.