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

In recognition of technology's important role in society, we also invest in initiatives that ready students for careers based in science, technology, engineering, and math.

While our education initiatives are concentrated in Greater Kansas City, our grants to organizations that train educators and groom leaders make a national impact.

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