Grants List

The Lean Lab

Kansas City, MO  |   Approved Date: 12/2/2014  |   Approved Amount: $10,000

Support to expand the network of entrepreneurs, mentors, corporate partners, and grassroots leaders through a series of community innovation events scheduled for 2014-2015.

Crossroads Academy of Kansas City

Kansas City, MO  |   Approved Date: 12/1/2014  |   Approved Amount: $4,920

Support for the Dreaming Big event in Kansas City, Missouri, December 4, 2014.

Kansas City Ballet Association

Kansas City, MO  |   Approved Date: 12/1/2014  |   Approved Amount: $4,000

Support for the 47th annual Nutcracker Ball in Kansas City, Missouri, December 5, 2014.

State University of New York - Albany, Department of Geography and Planning

Albany, NY  |   Approved Date: 11/25/2014  |   Approved Amount: $199,059

Support to develop a web-based entrepreneurial landscape analysis tool.

Lyric Opera of Kansas City

Kansas City, MO  |   Approved Date: 11/21/2014  |   Approved Amount: $100,000

General operating support.

American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research

Washington, DC  |   Approved Date: 11/20/2014  |   Approved Amount: $40,000

Support for continued examination of the educational entrepreneurship landscape through commissioned research, public convening, and publication of an edited volume.

Rice University, Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business

Houston, TX  |   Approved Date: 11/20/2014  |   Approved Amount: $40,000

Support to investigate the regional effects of accelerators in the local economy and entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Carnegie Mellon University, Disruptive Health Technology Institute

Pittsburgh, PA  |   Approved Date: 11/20/2014  |   Approved Amount: $24,000

Support the development of a data tool that will allow assessment of the impact of new entrepreneurial innovations in health care.

DonorsChoose.org

New York, NY  |   Approved Date: 11/19/2014  |   Approved Amount: $50,000

Support match funding for classroom projects posted on DonorsChoose.org by public school teachers in the Greater Kansas City area. Match funding will be available to teachers in school districts within Jackson, Clay, and Cass counties in Missouri, and Johnson and Wyandotte counties in Kansas that serve populations with at least 30% of students qualified for free or reduced lunch.

Independent Sector

Washington, DC  |   Approved Date: 11/19/2014  |   Approved Amount: $10,000

Support for Public Policy Action Institute, a specialized training session for nonprofits, in Seattle, Washington, November 15-16, 2014.