About the Greater Charleston Restaurant Association

Our Mission

The Greater Charleston Restaurant Association, Inc (GCRA) is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit trade organization serving the Charleston area restaurant industry. The GCRA serves as the voice of its members on government and public relations issues. It also provides programs that offer operational benefits and create opportunities for members. The GCRA represents the largest private sector employer in the tri-county area and its members are the cornerstone of the Charleston area community and economy.

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Charitable Initiatives

The GCRA hosts annual fundraising events in order to give back to the community that has so generously supported its members. To date, those fundraising efforts have enabled the GCRA to donate over $1,000,000 to local charities. We recently launched the Charleston Restaurant Foundation to support these charitable efforts. Learn more about the foundation here.

View the Greater Charleston Restaurant Association’s Benefiting Charities.

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