Grants List

New America Foundation

Washington, DC  |   Approved Date: 7/23/2014  |   Approved Amount: $130,500

Support for a case study analysis and publication of research related to rent-seeking behavior in the political process by incumbent market players.

California State University - East Bay

Hayward, CA  |   Approved Date: 7/21/2014  |   Approved Amount: ($34,341)

Created request after receiving refund from CA State - East Bay for multiple grants we have awarded them, ranging from 1997-2004. No money will be paid out under this grant as it was only created to capture the return of the unused funds on multiple, old grants.

Startup Genome

Omaha, NE  |   Approved Date: 7/18/2014  |   Approved Amount: $160,000

Support continued expansion of data collection, research, and visualization focused on entrepreneurship and startup communities by increasing capacity in Seattle, Omaha, Atlanta, Kansas City, and Albequerque.

The University of Missouri - Kansas City, KC Sourcelink

Kansas City, MO  |   Approved Date: 7/18/2014  |   Approved Amount: $62,500

Support for a Program Services Coordinator to improve Kansas City's entrepreneurial ecosystem related to UMKC's grant from the United States Economic Development Administration.

University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

College Park, MD  |   Approved Date: 7/14/2014  |   Approved Amount: $75,000

Support for the annual Consortium on Competition and Cooperation, a doctoral consortium on innovation, entrepreneurship, and technological change, for the next three years 2015 through 2017.

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, Humphrey School of Public Policy & Affairs

Minneapolis, MN  |   Approved Date: 7/14/2014  |   Approved Amount: $28,500

Support for a pilot project to gather historical legal data on the licensure of certain occupations in the United States and the effect on the economy.

Greater Kansas City Community Foundation & Affiliated Trusts

Kansas City, MO  |   Approved Date: 7/2/2014  |   Approved Amount: $3,500,000

Support to establish the Ewing Marion Kauffman Futures KC Scholarship Fund (also known as the Tag End Fund) to provide scholarships to residents of the five county metropolitan area who are pursuing educational opportunities at accredited or certified colleges, universities, and vocational/technical schools.

United Inner City Services

Kansas City, MO  |   Approved Date: 7/1/2014  |   Approved Amount: $100,000

General operating support.

Catawba Valley Community College

Hickory, NC  |   Approved Date: 7/1/2014  |   Approved Amount: $8,550

Sponsorship of the first Innovation Fund North Carolina Awards event in Conover, North Carolina, December 17, 2013.

Tobin Project, Inc.

Cambridge, MA  |   Approved Date: 6/30/2014  |   Approved Amount: $25,000

Planning grant for a project to research and produce databases on the modern financialization of the U.S. economy.