1. Education
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    Education

    Ewing Kauffman believed that youth who are prepared for post-secondary success go on to lead productive, economically independent lives. In carrying out Mr. Kauffman's legacy, our education efforts focus heavily on helping underserved urban students in the Kansas City metropolitan area, primarily in the urban core, achieve academic and life success.
  2. Entrepreneurship
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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.
  3. Kansas City
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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.
OCTOBER 17, 2014

Final Three Judges Named for ‘Get in the Ring: The North American Startup Clash,’ Hosted by the Kauffman Foundation

Three esteemed entrepreneurial leaders have been named to complete the judging panels for the “Get in the Ring: The North American Startup Clash” pitch competition.

OCTOBER 16, 2014

Podcast: Kauffman Policy Director Talks about Entrepreneurship

Public policy and its impact on entrepreneurs are among the topics that Foundation Policy Director Jason Wiens talks about on KMBZ's Entrepreneur KC podcast.

OCTOBER 15, 2014

2014 Mayors Conference

OCTOBER 15, 2014

Kansas City Fed Establishes Census Research Data Center

The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, as part of a consortium consisting of the Kauffman Foundation, the University of Kansas, the University of Kansas Medical Center, the University of Missouri and the University of Missouri-Kansas City, announces the establishment of a new research data center (RDC) that will provide researchers with access to high-quality data for analysis of the U.S. economy and public policy issues.

OCTOBER 13, 2014

Chicago Ideas Week

OCTOBER 13, 2014

Kauffman Foundation Announces 15 Semifinalists for First-Ever ‘Get in the Ring: The North American Startup Clash’

The next round brings together five semifinalists from Canada, five from Mexico and five from the United States to ultimately determine who will compete for the world title.

OCTOBER 13, 2014

Makerspaces Coming to Main Street

The Maker Movement has taken the pursuit of creative technologies from the realm of hobbyists and has made it more accessible – seeding innovative new industries in cities and communities around the U.S.

OCTOBER 13, 2014

Pritzker Announces New NACIE Members

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker recently announced the 27 new members of the National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

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