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Kauffman Foundation Nonprofit Effectiveness Report 2017


The goal of the Kauffman Foundation’s KC Civic Nonprofit Effectiveness funding area is to strengthen nonprofits through services provided to them by quality intermediary organizations. These intermediaries provide services designed to build nonprofit capacity and efficiencies so that nonprofit organizations can, in turn, better serve community needs.
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Kauffman Foundation Annual Learning Report 2017


The 2017 Annual Learning Report from the Kauffman Foundation synthesizes the key themes we see across the lessons that have been generated from grant reports, external evaluations and staff presentations to the Board of Trustees.
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U.S. Census Bureau's Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs


The Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs provides a timely, more frequent socio-economic portrait of the nation’s employer businesses by gender, ethnicity, race and veteran status.
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Cross-program Initiatives


We support large-scale initiatives that complement the Foundation's core Education and Entrepreneurship work.
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4 Key Lessons to be Better Grantmakers


The Kauffman Foundation’s first Learning Report distills lessons learned to scale impact for grantees.
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Creating a Future We Can't See


How do we engage in a community-wide “think,” which provides access for all voices, values all voices, and works toward a stronger future together?
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Building a Ladder of Opportunity


Kauffman Scholars Inc. is helping build a ladder to an inclusive prosperity for more than 1,000 young Americans.
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Giving Entrepreneurs a Voice in State Policy


The Kauffman Foundation selects six entrepreneur support organizations to form the first-ever Entrepreneurs’ Policy Network, an alliance of organizations that will bring the voices of entrepreneurs to policy debates at the state level.
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Rethink the Charter and District Debate: The Middle Ground


The Kauffman Foundation takes the side of students in the district/charter tug-of-war.
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The Economic Impact of High-Growth Startups


High-growth firms are a rare phenomenon in entrepreneurship that have a big impact on the economy. This Entrepreneurship Policy Digest offers insights on how to create fertile ground for growth.
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