Programs

To find programs in a specific focus area, visit these pages: Entrepreneurship | Education | Kansas City

DonorsChoose.org

The Kauffman Foundation's support of Donors Choose provides match funding for classroom projects posted on DonorsChoose.org by public school teachers in the Greater Kansas City area.

Citizens of the World Charter Schools

The Kauffman Foundation supports Citizens of the World Charter (CWC) Schools' development and opening of a four-school network of charter public schools in Midtown Kansas City.

Leading Educators

Leading Educators is a selective, two-year fellowship program that leverages effective instructional leaders to help bolster the capacity of schools to support improvements in student achievement and retain talented educators.

Individual Schools

The Kauffman Foundation invests in individual schools that demonstrate the capacity to deliver strong academic outcomes for students in Kansas City.

KC Education Speaker Series

A partnership between the Kauffman Foundation and the Kansas City Public Library, this speaker series brings leading thinkers in education to Kansas City audiences.

1 Million Cups

A weekly educational and networking program founded by Kauffman Labs for Enterprise Creation that strives to engage entrepreneurs in their communities.

Maker Faire

Created by Make magazine, it’s the premier event for grassroots American innovation, celebrating arts, crafts, engineering, food, music, science, and technology.

Mapping the World's Startup Communities

The Kauffman Foundation is helping Startup Genome build and evaluate community data curated by a worldwide network of volunteers who create up-to-date maps of entrepreneurial communities.

The Mayors Conference on Entrepreneurship

The Mayors Conference on Entrepreneurship brings mayors and entrepreneurship experts together to discuss ways to promote startup activity and encourage higher levels of entrepreneurship in their cities.

Kansas City Scholarships

The Kauffman Foundation is providing $1.5 million to ten local scholarship programs to increase the opportunity for more Kansas City-area students to earn a college degree.