The Kauffman Foundation launches a pitch competition for those presenters to vie for the chance to be named “One in a Million” and win a first-place prize of $10,000.
Charles King will be responsible for developing innovative program designed to prepare aspiring teachers to become effective urban educators.
Learn more about EdWise, a custom-built technology tool developed by the Kauffman Foundation that aggregates publicly available school metrics into a single database.
If you are an entrepreneurial educator with a proven record of raising academic achievement for urban students, check out these leadership opportunities.
As part of AmeriCorps, City Year places diverse young adults in high-need urban schools for a year of service to support students' academic and socio-emotional success.
Funded by the Kauffman Foundation, Fund for Teachers experiences transform teachers' careers and classrooms for years to come.
The Board of Trustees of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation announces the appointment of Wendy Guillies as the Foundation's new president and chief executive officer.
The Kauffman Foundation invests in individual schools that demonstrate the capacity to deliver strong academic outcomes for students in Kansas City.
The fourth annual Entrepreneur Day at The K, sponsored by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Sprint, and the EDC of Kansas City, Missouri, is a unique opportunity to learn from entrepreneurial all-stars and meet with 400 members of the local startup community.
In this guest editorial, Kauffman Foundation Acting President and CEO Wendy Guillies shares the Foundation’s vision for the future of Kansas City’s urban schools.
Kansas City’s annual summer celebration of entrepreneurship provides education and inspiration to Kansas Citians interested in starting their own business.
Kauffman Researcher Colin Tomkins-Bergh explores the growth of the American craft beer sector and its economic impact.
Over the last two decades, we have witnessed an expanding interest in social entrepreneurship – a movement that crosses the boundaries of the business, nonprofit, and public sectors, and is rapidly growing.
Kauffman researcher Chris Jackson examines what some of the key attributes of a healthy entrepreneurial ecosystem are and how local policymakers can improve their own ecosystem.
Mariah Evans, a sociologist at the University of Nevada-Reno, headed a 20-year, worldwide study that found “the presence of books in the home” to be the top predictor of whether a child will attain a high level of education .
Introducing the New Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurship, the first and largest index tracking entrepreneurship across city, state and national levels.
A partnership between the Kauffman Foundation and the Kansas City Public Library, this speaker series brings leading thinkers in education to Kansas City audiences.
Presented @Facebook headquarters in Silicon Valley: Kauffman researcher Arnobio Morelix present insights from entrepreneurial networks on how to build robust entrepreneurship ecosystems
Representatives of Kansas City’s youth-focused nonprofits attended the inaugural Royals Ticket Giveaway event in which the Kauffman Foundation distributed approximately 4,000 baseball tickets for the upcoming season.
Kauffman’s “Brighter Futures” initiative helps local organizations and schools attract outcomes-driven educators