We invest in select nonprofit support organizations that work with local human services and educational nonprofits by helping them better meet community needs.
The majority of U.S. states and largest metropolitan areas experienced an increase in new business creation
We support large-scale cultural institutions that are deeply rooted in Kansas City and greatly contribute to the economic vibrancy and tourism of KC.
We support large-scale initiatives that complement the Foundation's core Education and Entrepreneurship work.
Funds will contribute to building facility that will serve 800 to 1,000 youths each year
Organization will partner with The Lean Lab to expand, train more education entrepreneurs to solve problems facing public schools
Kauffman researcher Arnobio Morelix shares insights on fostering vibrant ecosystems from the 1 Million Cups Organizer Summit
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation today announced that nationally recognized education leader Earl Martin Phalen has joined the Foundation's Board of Trustees
Scholars attend more than 65 universities across the country
It began with this one question: Why are boys falling behind in school?
This Kansas City Star series about 10 of the greatest, late Kansas Citians begins with a tribute to the founder of the Kauffman Foundation, Ewing Kauffman, and his wife, Muriel.
The Kauffman Foundation is recalling the programs and research that had the most impact this year. The highlights show that 2015 has been a transformative year for the Foundation’s leadership and its efforts to broaden its reach and sharpen its focus on education and entrepreneurship.
After months of competing, Chris Costello, CEO of Leawood-based startup blooom, was named the winner of the Kauffman Foundation’s “One in a Million” competition.
The Kauffman Foundation's One in a Million 2015 competition is for entrepreneurs who have presented at 1 Million Cups (1MC) events across the country.
Five entrepreneurs from across the U.S. have been chosen as finalists in the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation’s “One in a Million” pitch competition for startup entrepreneurs.
Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare.
The Missouri Charter Public School Association has named the Kauffman School its Missouri Charter School of the Year.
A $200,000 grant from the Foundation to the charitable organization will be used in part to provide matching funding to donations made on DonorsChoose.org to teachers in low-income public schools within Jackson, Clay and Cass counties in Missouri and Johnson and Wyandotte counties in Kansas.