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

KC Scholars

KC Scholars helps low- and modest-income students, as well as adult learners, finance and complete a college education.

1 Million Cups

A weekly educational and networking program founded by the Kauffman Foundation that strives to engage entrepreneurs in their communities.

Venture for America

Entrepreneurship fellowship program seeks high-growth startups interested in hiring recent college graduates from around the country

Great Schools Visits

Urban schools and students are thriving in cities across the United States—What can we learn from them?

Early Education Funders Collaborative

The Collaborative supports improvements in early childhood education systems and increased options and opportunities for families in the region.

Kansas City Teacher Residency

A non profit training and certification organization to recruit, prepare, and support teachers working in Kansas City’s urban public schools.

City Year

Recruiting and placing diverse groups of young adults in high-need Kansas City schools for a year of service to support student’s academic and socio-emotional success.

4.0 Schools

4.0 Schools is a nonprofit incubator of education entrepreneurs

Kansas State College Advising Corps

Kansas State College Advising Corps places recent college graduates in underrepresented communities within Johnson and Wyandotte counties to provide college advisement services to more than 10,000 high school students and their families to identify “best fit” pathways that lead to postsecondary completion.

Relay Graduate School of Education

The Relay Graduate School of Education is job-embedded and practice-based, provides current and future school leaders with the instructional and cultural leadership skills necessary to transform schools.