1. Education
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    Education

    Our founder believed that youth who are prepared to succeed in college will go on to lead productive, economically independent lives. In carrying out Ewing Kauffman’s legacy, our K-12 education efforts focus heavily on helping underserved urban students achieve academic and life success.
  2. Entrepreneurship
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    Entrepreneurship

    Entrepreneurs are critical to the long-term health and prosperity of our economy and society. We work to advance entrepreneurship education and training efforts, to promote entrepreneurship-friendly policies, and to further understand what new firms need to start and grow.
  3. Kansas City
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    Kansas City

    From our home in Kansas City, we work on initiatives that reach into our neighborhoods and around the world. In addition to our local education and entrepreneurship work, we also support important civic causes and institutions that help make our community a better place to live, work, and play.
OCTOBER 01, 2014

Applications Now Open for Kansas City Educators to Dream Big

The Kauffman Foundation renews its partnership with Fund for Teachers to help enrich the personal and professional growth of Kansas City's educators.

SEPTEMBER 29, 2014

Global Entrepreneurship Week 2014 Kicks Off in 50 Days

A record 150 countries and millions of people around the world are preparing for a massive celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week.

SEPTEMBER 25, 2014

Young Firms Drive Job Growth, According to New Kauffman Policy Digest

Digest says new companies are primary source of job creation in American economy and offers policymakers strategies for igniting entrepreneurship.

SEPTEMBER 22, 2014

Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship Blog Expands to Provide More In-Depth Analysis, Thought Leadership Insights

The Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship (PDE) blog, has launched a redesigned and expanded site at a new address to strengthen its focus on providing information and analysis of policies and initiatives that drive innovation and economic growth.

SEPTEMBER 18, 2014

New Kauffman Founders School Module Offers Startups Strategies for Maximizing Digital Marketing Efforts

Internet entrepreneur Neil Patel shares insights on how founders can get the most from the vast digital marketing options available to them.

SEPTEMBER 16, 2014

New Kauffman Sketchbook Debunks Four Persistent Myths about Entrepreneurship

Dane Stangler, Kauffman Foundation vice president of Research & Policy, discusses four persistent myths about entrepreneurship in the latest installment of the Kauffman Sketchbook video series.

SEPTEMBER 10, 2014

Kauffman Foundation Senior Fellow Testifies Before Members of the U.S. House Committee on Small Business

Senior Fellow Jonathan Ortmans testified before the U.S. House Committee on Small Business in Washington, D.C., today, regarding the changing rate of business creation in America.

SEPTEMBER 10, 2014

New Paper Offers Model for Building a Nurturing Entrepreneurship Ecosystem

Kauffman Foundation study examines connections and relationships that help communities maximize job-creating potential of young and growing companies

SEPTEMBER 10, 2014

On Forbes.com: The Key to Building Startup Ecosystems

Senior Scholar Yasuyuki Motoyama addresses the necessary elements for establishing effective entrepreneurship ecosystems.

SEPTEMBER 10, 2014

Examining the Connections within the Startup Ecosystem: A Case Study of St. Louis

The recent growth of the startup scene and entrepreneurial community in St. Louis is incredibly exciting.

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