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Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX  |   Approved Date: 9/11/2017  |   Approved Amount: $300,000  |   Category: Education

Support advancement of the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s teacher preparation program to create classroom-ready teachers for Kansas City’s urban schools.

State Policy Network

Arlington, VA  |   Approved Date: 9/7/2017  |   Approved Amount: $21,410  |   Category: Entrepreneurship

Support SPN’s policy workshop “Clearing Paths to Entrepreneurship in the States”, develop a toolkit, and facilitate a working group of its members seeking to improve state policy for entrepreneurs.

Women's Foundation of Greater Kansas City

Kansas City, MO  |   Approved Date: 9/6/2017  |   Approved Amount: $25,000  |   Category: Other Foundation Support

Support for the 25th Anniversary Celebration in Kansas City, Missouri, October 3, 2017.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC  |   Approved Date: 9/5/2017  |   Approved Amount: $250,000  |   Category: Entrepreneurship

Support for testing and scaling new, actionable metrics to assess, understand and spur the growth of entrepreneurial communities.

Young Men's Christian Association of Greater Kansas City

Kansas City, MO  |   Approved Date: 9/5/2017  |   Approved Amount: $100,000  |   Category: KC Civic

Support for afterschool programming for underserved youth in the Olathe and Shawnee Mission School Districts.

Wildwood Outdoor Educational Center

La Cygne, KS  |   Approved Date: 9/5/2017  |   Approved Amount: $47,650  |   Category: KC Civic

Support for afterschool programming for underserved youth in Kansas City's urban core.

High Aspirations Incorporated

Kansas City, MO  |   Approved Date: 9/5/2017  |   Approved Amount: $5,000  |   Category: Other Foundation Support

Sponsorship of the 7th Annual Mentors Challenge in Kansas City, Missouri, November 1, 2017.

Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute

Kansas City, MO  |   Approved Date: 9/1/2017  |   Approved Amount: $2,000  |   Category: Entrepreneurship

Support for the 2017 Women in Science & Entrepreneurship (WISE) conference in Kansas City, Missouri, October 10, 2017.

IIIJ Foundation

Menlo Park, CA  |   Approved Date: 8/30/2017  |   Approved Amount: $92,750  |   Category: Entrepreneurship

Support for (1) the New American Dream conference in Washington, D.C., October 20, 2017, (2) a 2018 book outlining actionable ideas for innovation-for-jobs policies and approaches, and (3) capacity building for the organization.

Sundance Institute

Los Angeles, CA  |   Approved Date: 8/25/2017  |   Approved Amount: $100,000  |   Category: Entrepreneurship

Support for the World Residency Program to examine what "The Future of Work" might look like in Los Angeles 2025, in the context of artificial intelligence and other disruptive innovations.