The Kauffman Foundation provides postsecondary completion incentives and support for students in the Kansas City area. Our goal is to provide more opportunities for lower-income students to earn college degrees.
Supporting college completion is an investment in the success of our region.
Adjusting to often foreign postsecondary cultural and social environment during the first semester is essential to the success of Kauffman Scholars
Students with long-term goals, early exposure to career experiences and access to support, understand career readiness is so much more than holding a degree.
Kansas State College Advising Corps places recent college graduates in underrepresented communities within Johnson and Wyandotte counties to provide college advisement services to more than 10,000 high school students and their families to identify “best fit” pathways that lead to postsecondary completion.
Ewing Kauffman's commitment to education continues with the passion and support of leaders from across Kansas City to illuminate a path to-and-through college
Ten years ago, Ashley Anderson began her journey as a Kauffman Scholar. On the 100th birthday of Ewing Kauffman, she recalls her experience and how she came full circle to serve as a Kauffman Scholars associate to continue to live out Mr. K's legacy.
KC Degrees supports postsecondary access, attainment, and workforce development efforts across the bi-state Kansas City metropolitan area
College Advising Corps places recent college graduates as full-time college advisers in high schools, working to foster a college-going culture within the schools they serve
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City’s Bridges to Postsecondary Attainment Initiative provides students with support and guidance as they complete high school, apply to a postsecondary pathway, and attain postsecondary credentials.
Kauffman Scholars alumni fulfill Mr. K’s dream that investing in KC students would return college graduates who invest in KC.
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