In a setting famed for its elaborate public fountains, stately boulevards and lush parks, Kansas City has inspired the imaginations of Satchel Paige, Walt Disney, Harry Truman and Count Basie.
The Kauffman Foundation is home in the heart of the city that began as a trading post and now thrives as the center of enterprise and innovation.
From the historic City Market, the Jazz District at 18th and Vine, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, and the shopper’s delight of the Country Club Plaza along the gentle sweep of Brush Creek, you will hear echoes of the city’s boisterous past saying everything’s up to date in Kansas City. And for everyone who comes here, there’s the world’s best barbecue.
It takes an extraordinary person to shape the contours of a great city. Throughout his life, Ewing Kauffman brought an entrepreneurial spirit and creative style to everything he did. From our home in Kansas City, the Kauffman Foundation honors Ewing Kauffman’s enduring legacy by bringing people together in the Kauffman Conference Center to take an entrepreneur’s perspective and promote new thinking.
Learn more at the Kansas City Tourism site (www.visitkc.com)