Grants List

Urban Libraries Council

Washington, DC  |   Approved Date: 9/14/2016  |   Approved Amount: $44,000

Support for the 2016 Annual Forum in Kansas City, Missouri, October 5-7, 2016.

Kansas City Teacher Residency, Inc.

Kansas City, MO  |   Approved Date: 9/12/2016  |   Approved Amount: $5,255,522

Support KCTR's programming and operations, creating a new teacher preparation and certification program that contributes to the human capital pipeline in Kansas City.

Global Entrepreneurship Week

Arlington, VA  |   Approved Date: 9/12/2016  |   Approved Amount: $2,249,994

The purpose of this three-year grant is to support the growth and increase results of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW). This will be accomplished by expanding its current footprint (which reaches all 50 U.S. states and 160+ countries) and learning from communities throughout the world to support American entrepreneurship.

Center for Venture Education, Inc.

Palo Alto, CA  |   Approved Date: 9/12/2016  |   Approved Amount: $960,000

This grant funds the creation of 12 scholarships – 6 focused on the KC metro, 3 on the surrounding four-state heartland region (Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska) and 3 from the mid-continent (between the Rocky and Appalachian mountain ranges) – for the education of fund managers to participate in the Kauffman Fellows program as Foundation Fellows. The scholarships will raise the fund management expertise in the KC metro and the greater Midwest and making Kansas City a regional hub of entrepreneurial capital formation expertise.

National Affairs, Inc.

Washington, DC  |   Approved Date: 9/12/2016  |   Approved Amount: $95,000

Support for the publication of a collection of essays on micro-deregulation and education.

Cities for Education Entreprenuership Trust (CEE-Trust)

Memphis, TN  |   Approved Date: 9/9/2016  |   Approved Amount: $200,000

Provide operating support for Education Cities to execute its strategic plan and work collaboratively with its member organizations to increase the number of quality seats for students in cities across the country.

Liberty Memorial Association

Kansas City, MO  |   Approved Date: 9/9/2016  |   Approved Amount: $1,897,500

Support for building the financial and technological capacity of the National WWI Museum and Memorial located at Liberty Memorial.

Nelson Gallery Foundation

Kansas City, MO  |   Approved Date: 9/9/2016  |   Approved Amount: $750,000

Funding focused on building The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art's technological capacity to improve its financial sustainability.

Curators of the University of Missouri

Kansas City, MO  |   Approved Date: 9/8/2016  |   Approved Amount: $30,000

Support for the 31st Annual Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Dinner in Kansas City, Missouri, November 10, 2016.

Association of Fundraising Professionals

Kansas City, MO  |   Approved Date: 9/8/2016  |   Approved Amount: $5,000

Support for the 2017 Mid-America Conference on Fundraising in Kansas City, Missouri, April 2-5, 2017.