Grants List

Council for Adult and Experiential Learning

Chicago, IL  |   Approved Date: 10/17/2016  |   Approved Amount: $92,500

Support to characterize the current status of support services for adult learners provided by five of the Kansas City Scholars’ partner institutions and identify areas for improvement. Findings from this process will be shared with the larger community of Kansas City Scholars higher education partners.

Education Pioneers, Inc.

Chicago, IL  |   Approved Date: 10/13/2016  |   Approved Amount: $25,000

Support for the 2016 National Conference in San Francisco, California, November 15-16, 2016.

New York University

New York, NY  |   Approved Date: 10/13/2016  |   Approved Amount: $85,638

Support for research regarding comparative performance disparities between affinities such as male/female and majority/minority entrepreneurial performance.

Shawnee Mission Unified School District

Shawnee Mission, KS  |   Approved Date: 10/12/2016  |   Approved Amount: $110,000

Support for the planning phase of a schoolwide initiative to implement the community school model within Merriam Park Elementary.

Curators of the University of Missouri

Kansas City, MO  |   Approved Date: 10/12/2016  |   Approved Amount: $100,000

Support for KCUR’s Education and Entrepreneurship Project, which increases the amount and quality of news gathering and reporting in each of these areas.

Pipeline, Inc.

Kansas City, KS  |   Approved Date: 10/12/2016  |   Approved Amount: $3,900

Support for the 2016 "Innovator of the Year" event in Kansas City, Missouri, January 26, 2017.

Pipeline, Inc.

Kansas City, KS  |   Approved Date: 10/12/2016  |   Approved Amount: $2,250

Support for the 2015 "Innovator of the Year" event in Kansas City, Missouri, January 21, 2016.

Academie Lafayette

Kansas City, MO  |   Approved Date: 10/11/2016  |   Approved Amount: $71,050

Support the continuation and expansion of Academie Lafayette's outreach efforts to low-income families to increase diversity in their student enrollment.

University of Kansas Center for Research, Inc.

Lawrence , KS  |   Approved Date: 10/10/2016  |   Approved Amount: $15,000

Support to convene Children's Savings Account (CSA) leaders in policy, research, and practice to develop a greater understanding of how CSAs can provide postsecondary access for more students.

Regents of the University of California

La Jolla, CA  |   Approved Date: 10/10/2016  |   Approved Amount: $35,000

Fellowships to support research in entrepreneurship by junior faculty members.