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.
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.
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.
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.
Eight of America’s most accomplished entrepreneurs and business leaders make the call as they judge the final rounds of One in a Million, a competition that will showcase some of the nation’s stellar startups.
Building on editions in New York, Philadelphia and Seattle and of course, Kansas City itself, CityAge will gather a raitonal and national audience to address how the business of city-building can contribute to a better Kansas City, and a New American City.
Foundation’s “Individual Schools” grants program accepting applications from district, charter and private schools in five-county metro area until Dec. 1
Fifteen entrepreneurs from nine states ranging from Oregon to Florida have been chosen as semifinalists in the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation’s “One in a Million” pitch competition for startup entrepreneurs.
Although the term, entrepreneurship ecosystem, has been used by academics and practitioners widely in the last few years, we still know little about how such an ecosystem is structured, varies by region, evolves over time, or functions for different sub-groups of entrepreneurs.
Kauffman Scholars is a unique college access and scholarship program designed to help low-income urban students in Kansas City prepare for and complete a college education.