We've awarded a $1 million grant to Union Station Kansas City, Inc., which operates as a nonprofit organization dedicated to science education, celebration of community and preservation of history.
Our strategy for supporting anchor institutions in Kansas City involves grants to performing arts organizations, libraries, and museums.
The Kauffman Foundation is working to help close the digital divide in Kansas City.
Learn how we've enabled two Kansas City media outlets to expand their coverage of entrepreneurship and education.
Created by Make magazine, it’s the premier event for grassroots American innovation, celebrating arts, crafts, engineering, food, music, science, and technology.
With our support, TEDxKC brings a diverse group of speakers and performers with original perspectives to a Kansas City audience.
We give blocks of complimentary Kansas City Royals tickets to local youth-focused nonprofits so the youth they serve may attend a Major League Baseball game.
In addition to general operating grants for numerous anchor institutions, we support Kansas City's nonprofit sector as a whole
Kingdom Come: The Making of Casavant Opus 3875 is a feature-length documentary film that goes behind the scenes to chronicle the design, manufacture, and unveiling of a pipe organ for the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City, Missouri.
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.
If you are an entrepreneurial educator with a proven record of raising academic achievement for urban students, check out these leadership opportunities.
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 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 .