Grants List

The Third Way Foundation, Inc., Progressive Policy Institute

Washington, DC  |   Approved Date: 6/17/2014  |   Approved Amount: $200,000

Support a research paper and educational conference to educate policymakers and the public as to the effects of regulatory accumulation on entrepreneurs and innovators.

United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Inc.

Washington, DC  |   Approved Date: 6/9/2014  |   Approved Amount: $30,000

Support the At the Table Entrepreneurship Competition which launches March 25-27, 2014 and ends with the announcement of winners in Salt Lake City, Utah, September 21-23, 2014.

Cristo Rey Kansas City

Kansas City, MO  |   Approved Date: 6/4/2014  |   Approved Amount: $41,000

Support to provide professional development opportunities for Cristo Rey educators to facilitate the alignment of Cristo Rey's science and math curriculums with national standards, and to implement Project Lead the Way during the 2014-2015 school year to ensure that students graduating from high school are prepared to enter credit-bearing college courses.

Cato Institute

Washington, DC  |   Approved Date: 5/29/2014  |   Approved Amount: $75,000

Support of The Future of U.S. Economic Growth: A Cato Conference that will access the long-term growth outlook of the United States economy in Washington, D.C., December 4, 2014.

Truman Medical Center Charitable Foundation

Kansas City, MO  |   Approved Date: 5/29/2014  |   Approved Amount: $50,000

Support for the 2nd annual Bluford Healthcare Leadership Institute in Kansas City, Missouri, June 1-13, 2014.

The University of North Carolina - Greensboro, Department of Economics

Greensboro, NC  |   Approved Date: 5/28/2014  |   Approved Amount: $14,500

Support a conference in early Spring 2015 that will focus on the unique behavioral characteristics of technology-based nascent entrepreneurs.

The Innovation Foundation, Inc., Chicago Ideas Week

Chicago, IL  |   Approved Date: 5/27/2014  |   Approved Amount: $47,514

Support the 2014 Chicago Ideas Week in Chicago, Illinois, October 13-19, 2014.

Boy Scouts of America, Heart of America Council

Kansas City, MO  |   Approved Date: 5/27/2014  |   Approved Amount: $5,000

Support to sponsor a STEM Exploration booth at the Scouting 500 event in Kansas City, Kansas, May 16-18, 2014.

Center for Economic and Policy Research

Washington, DC  |   Approved Date: 5/21/2014  |   Approved Amount: $26,000

Support for a planning grant to review literature of relevant research on rent-seeking (regulatory protection and economic barriers) in the United States economy and the extent to which it has affected entrepreneurial entry, innovation and economic growth.

Union Station Kansas City, Inc.

Kansas City, MO  |   Approved Date: 5/20/2014  |   Approved Amount: $131,000

Support Maker Faire: Kansas City, an annual festival in Kansas City, Missouri, June 28-29, 2014.