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    Education

    Ewing Kauffman believed that youth prepared to succeed in college will go on to lead productive, economically independent lives. In carrying out Mr. Kauffman's legacy, our education work focuses on access to high quality public school options and postsecondary opportunities intended to improve academic and life outcomes for lower income urban students in Kansas City.
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    Entrepreneurship

    Entrepreneurs are critical to the long-term health and prosperity of our economy and society. We work to advance entrepreneurship education and training efforts, to promote entrepreneurship-friendly policies, and to further understand what new firms need to start and grow.
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    Kansas City

    From our home in Kansas City, we work on initiatives that reach into our neighborhoods and around the world. We support important civic causes that enrich our community and improve the quality of life for all residents.
FEBRUARY 25, 2015

Aging and Rising Generations May Be the Future of Entrepreneurship, According to Latest Kauffman Policy Digest

According to a new Entrepreneurship Policy Digest, the two biggest demographic developments in America today—the aging of boomers and the maturation of millennials—could have a positive influence on the economy if public policy helps them reach their entrepreneurial potential.

FEBRUARY 25, 2015

1 Million Cups 2.0

Kauffman Foundation researcher Colin Tomkins-Bergh explains the evolution of the 1 Million Cups Program as it has spread across the country into 69 cities in less than three years.

FEBRUARY 24, 2015

Kauffman Founders School Twitter Chat: Millennials and the Next Wave of Entrepreneurship

Join @KauffmanFS and special guest @SBAgov on Twitter as we discuss opportunities and challenges for Millennial entrepreneurs.

FEBRUARY 24, 2015

Economics and Teacher Prep: Higher Standards Needed

Kauffman researcher Christopher Laubenthal explores challenges of teacher training in the 21st century in his "Human Capital and the Economy" series.

FEBRUARY 23, 2015

Access to Credit Remains a Challenge for Entrepreneurs Despite Improving Economy

Annual Kauffman Foundation/LegalZoom survey of startup owners reveals an increasingly favorable entrepreneurial environment even with lingering credit issues

FEBRUARY 23, 2015

This Week in Entrepreneurship Policy: The Future of Internet Governance

The future of the internet gets a look on both sides of Capitol Hill this week with hearings about the transition of internet governance away from government involvement as well as net neutraily and the latest FCC proposal.

FEBRUARY 23, 2015

Kauffman Emerging Scholars Initiative

Kauffman researcher Alex Krause overviews the Kauffman Emerging Scholars Initiative for her blog series on the same subject.

FEBRUARY 23, 2015

The Changing Immigration Map

The social media furor over Sean Penn's joke at the Oscars obscures the shifting demographics of immigration.

FEBRUARY 20, 2015

Help Shift the Economy Into Drive with Immigration Reform

Kauffman researcher Chris Jackson explores how immigrants contribute to economic growth and shows that current immigration policy is holding back the economy from functioning at its potential.

FEBRUARY 19, 2015

Kauffman Foundation Simplifies Search for Current Entrepreneurship Research with Launch of StateoftheField.org

This custom-built tool provides an up-to-date single resource for anyone seeking the most current data on entrepreneurship topics.

FEBRUARY 19, 2015

The Many Flavors of Crowdfunding

Kauffman researcher Chris Jackson takes a look at how crowdfunding has become part of the menu of financing options for entrepreneurs and how the different types of crowdfunding achieve different goals.

FEBRUARY 18, 2015

5 Reasons to be Concerned About Student Debt

Kauffman researcher Josh Russell gives five reasons why you should be concerned about student debt and provides insights into student debt relief.

FEBRUARY 17, 2015

State of Entrepreneurship 2015: Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker Opening Remarks

Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker delivers the opening remarks at the State of Entrepreneurship Address 2015.

FEBRUARY 17, 2015

State of Entrepreneurship 2015: SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet Closing Remarks

SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet delivers the closing remarks at the State of Entrepreneurship Address 2015.

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