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Education Cities, Inc.

Memphis, TN  |   Approved Date: 6/13/2017  |   Approved Amount: $400,000  |   Category: Education

Support the expansion of Education Cities' network of 31 city-based organizations dedicated to improving public education across the country.

Helzberg Entrepreneurial Mentoring Program

Kansas City, MO  |   Approved Date: 6/8/2017  |   Approved Amount: $117,566  |   Category: Entrepreneurship

Support for the (1) Amp Up re-accelerator program and (2) sponsorship of the annual Kansas City Business Mentoring Awards luncheon in Overland Park, Kansas, November 29, 2017.

George Mason University

Fairfax, VA  |   Approved Date: 6/6/2017  |   Approved Amount: $67,909  |   Category: Entrepreneurship

Support to develop a scorecard tool, report and dataset to identify which venture capital firms are most supportive of women entrepreneurs.

Shawnee Mission Unified School District

Shawnee Mission, KS  |   Approved Date: 6/5/2017  |   Approved Amount: $98,200  |   Category: Education

Support for the implementation of the project-based learning teaching model at Apache Innovative Elementary School.

Fractured Atlas, Inc.

New York, NY  |   Approved Date: 6/5/2017  |   Approved Amount: $41,850  |   Category: Entrepreneurship

Develop and implement an accelerator program during 2017 that provides education, job skills and other training in the garment and fashion industry to women in the Kansas City area who are considered “at risk” because of their income, education level, susceptibility to crime, and/or other status as a charitable class.

Foundation of the Metropolitan Community Colleges

Kansas City, MO  |   Approved Date: 6/2/2017  |   Approved Amount: $15,000  |   Category: Education

Support for the Summit on Access, Persistence, and Completion for Under-represented Populations in Kansas City, Missouri, September 15, 2017.

National Conference of State Legislatures

Denver, CO  |   Approved Date: 6/2/2017  |   Approved Amount: $15,000  |   Category: Education

Support for a convening of legislators from multiple states in Kansas City, Missouri, July 10-12, 2017 to discuss school choice and charter school policies.

Turner Unified Schol District #202

Kansas City, KS  |   Approved Date: 5/31/2017  |   Approved Amount: $35,579  |   Category: Education

Support the redesign of the environmental science curriculum at Turner High School over the 2017-2019 school years to transform instructional methods and improve academic achievement in science.

Curators of the University of Missouri

Kansas City, MO  |   Approved Date: 5/31/2017  |   Approved Amount: $192,340  |   Category: Entrepreneurship

Support for the ScaleUp program to increase staff capacity, improve marketing to underserved entrepreneurs, and enable ScaleUp to offer the added curriculum to help train business finance skills through the ProfitCents software program.

University of Washington Foundation

Seattle, WA  |   Approved Date: 5/31/2017  |   Approved Amount: $61,500  |   Category: Entrepreneurship

Support for the West Coast Research Symposium and Doctoral Consortium on Technology Entrepreneurship for the years 2017-2019.