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Kansas City Leadership Cohort

Every Kansas City student deserves a great education. The Kansas City Leadership Cohort (KCLC) is seeking up to 10 instructional leaders who want to learn practice-based instructional strategies to empower leaders to drive teacher and student success. This unique partnership works with Relay Graduate School of Education’s National Principal Academy Fellowship and includes ongoing training back in Kansas City.

City Year Kansas City

Following a one-year pilot program in two Kansas City schools, City Year Kansas City officially kicked off in five schools in September 2016, making it City Year’s 27th site. The Kauffman Foundation partnered with a coalition of local community supporters to help bring the program to Kansas City.

Individual Schools Grants Program

Through the Individual Schools Grants program, the Kauffman Foundation invests in individual schools that demonstrate the capacity to deliver strong academic outcomes for students in Kansas City.

Kauffman Foundation Honors Promising Scholars for Ground-Breaking Research in Entrepreneurship

Kauffman Entrepreneurship Scholars Awards inspire young researchers to study entrepreneurship

Grants Designed to Make School Leaders’ Great Ideas Reality

Initial application for 2017 Individual School Grants is now open

Venture for America

Entrepreneurship fellowship program seeks high-growth startups interested in hiring recent college graduates from around the country

Venture for America Expands to Kansas City

With the support of the Kauffman Foundation, Venture for America will send recent college graduates to contribute to high-growth startups in Kansas City.

Bridging the Gap Between Families and Schools

Introducing families to the KCPS community helps get students in the schools that fit them best

Kauffman Foundation to Accept Nominations for Junior Faculty Fellowship Grants

Program will award grants of $35,000 each to seven junior faculty members

Including People of Color in the Promise of Entrepreneurship

Continued disparity in entrepreneurship among people of color requires understanding of the unique challenges they face and for private and public sectors to broaden entrepreneurial opportunity.