Grants List

KC Digital Drive, Inc.

Kansas City, MO  |   Approved Date: 5/13/2016  |   Approved Amount: $10,000

Support for the 2016 Gigabit City Summit in Kansas City, Missouri, May 16-18, 2016.

Cato Institute

Washington, DC  |   Approved Date: 5/12/2016  |   Approved Amount: $25,000

Support for a one-day conference titled "Immigration: The Policy Challenge of Our Time" in Washington, D.C., September 2, 2016.

Show Me KC Schools

Kansas City, MO  |   Approved Date: 5/10/2016  |   Approved Amount: $53,500

Support for the development and implementation of family engagement efforts in Kansas City focused around building a community of informed parents, equipped with the tools to effectively navigate K-12 school options.

National Center for Civic Innovation Inc.

New York, NY  |   Approved Date: 5/5/2016  |   Approved Amount: $100,000

Support for the design of a program to validate the key challenges that present barriers to effective STEM teacher recruitment, preparation, and retention through expert panel review.

Consolidated Public Library District #3 dba Mid-Continent Public Library

Independence, MO  |   Approved Date: 4/29/2016  |   Approved Amount: $200,000

General operating support to build and enhance programming and promotions for three MCPL initiatives: Grow A Reader, Square One Small Business Services, and the Story Center.

Emory University

Atlanta, GA  |   Approved Date: 4/29/2016  |   Approved Amount: $163,000

Support for two conferences on accelerator research and support for research of early stage firms and the organizations that support them, with a focus on accelerators.

The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois

Urbana , IL  |   Approved Date: 4/28/2016  |   Approved Amount: $75,250

Support for a research project to investigate tax incentives and whether the local fiscal structure influences business decisions (e.g., where to relocate) and performance (e.g., survival, sales).

Curators of the University of Missouri

Columbia, MO  |   Approved Date: 4/25/2016  |   Approved Amount: $17,520

Support for the 15th Annual Transactional Clinical Conference in Baltimore, Maryland, April 29, 2016.

Curators of the University of Missouri

Columbia, MO  |   Approved Date: 4/25/2016  |   Approved Amount: $124,084

Support for Phase I of a research project using new Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) data to determine the potential to link Missouri teacher candidate and new practitioner data elements longitudinally across the stages of teacher preparation and in-school teaching contexts.

Bowdoin College

Brunswick, ME  |   Approved Date: 4/25/2016  |   Approved Amount: $21,548

Support to conduct research on regulatory efficiency and mitigation of rent-seeking.