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The Center for Better Schools

Newport, RI  |   Approved Date: 11/8/2017  |   Approved Amount: $389,000  |   Category: Education

Support the National Academy of Advanced Teacher Education's Teacher Leader Program in Kansas City to provide advanced professional development opportunities for top-performing teachers in high-need schools.

Saigon Broadcasting Television Network, Inc

Garden Grove, CA  |   Approved Date: 11/7/2017  |   Approved Amount: $400,000  |   Category: Entrepreneurship

Support to pilot an educational program for Vietnamese entrepreneurs focused on critical business issues.

Kansas University Endowment Assoc

Lawrence, KS  |   Approved Date: 10/31/2017  |   Approved Amount: $5,000  |   Category: Other Foundation Support

Support for the Reach Out and Read Breakfast 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri, February 15, 2018.

The Nashville Entrepreneur Center

Nashville, TN  |   Approved Date: 10/30/2017  |   Approved Amount: $300,000  |   Category: Entrepreneurship

Support to design and implement a resource navigator that connects local entrepreneurs with the education, resources, and support services available within the Nashville entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA  |   Approved Date: 10/30/2017  |   Approved Amount: $268,442  |   Category: Entrepreneurship

Support for research to better understand the effect of entrepreneurs’ communication patterns on entrepreneurial starts and successes.

Charter Fund Inc.

Broomfield, CO  |   Approved Date: 10/27/2017  |   Approved Amount: $500,000  |   Category: Education

Support for investments in high-performing charter school networks across the country, and to share knowledge and best practices related to those investments with Kansas City education organizations.

Jackson Country CASA

Kansas City, MO  |   Approved Date: 10/27/2017  |   Approved Amount: $2,500  |   Category: Other Foundation Support

Support for the (1) Light of Hope Breakfast in Kansas City, Missouri, April 12, 2018; (2) CASA SuperHero 5K in Kansas City, Missouri, June 2018; and (3) Carnival for CASA in Kansas City, Missouri, September 2018.

Kansas City SCLC Foundation for Human Development and African American Achivement

Kansas City, MO  |   Approved Date: 10/26/2017  |   Approved Amount: $5,000  |   Category: Other Foundation Support

Support for the 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Holiday Celebration in Kansas City, Missouri, January 6-17, 2018.

National Association of Veteran-Serving Organizations

Arlington, VA  |   Approved Date: 10/20/2017  |   Approved Amount: $200,000  |   Category: Entrepreneurship

Support to conduct and disseminate research that establishes a baseline in serving veteran entrepreneurs.

Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS  |   Approved Date: 10/20/2017  |   Approved Amount: $150,000  |   Category: Education

Support for the Kansas State University College Advising Corps, a college access guidance program. The program will be accessible in ten urban high schools in Greater Kansas City for the 2017-2018 academic year.