Programs

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

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.

City Year

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.

Fund for Teachers

Funded by the Kauffman Foundation, Fund for Teachers experiences transform teachers' careers and classrooms for years to come.

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.

Startup Genome

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.

Astia

A global not-for-profit organization that propels women’s full participation as entrepreneurs and leaders in high-growth businesses, fueling innovation and driving growth.

Innovation Fund America

Launched in 2012 to position select community colleges around the nation to find, fund, and mentor innovative local startups with the potential to grow.

Get in the Ring: The American Startup Clash 2014

A high-impact pitch competition in which U.S. entrepreneurs battle to secure growth opportunities, potential clients, and relationships with those who can help them succeed.

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.