Education Programs

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Kauffman Scholars

A multi-year college access and scholarship program launched by the Kauffman Foundation in 2003, Kauffman Scholars provides support to students beginning in seventh grade and works with students until they complete their college education.

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.

Missouri College Advising Corps

Missouri College Advising Corps is a national leader in providing advisory services to help underserved high school students identify “best fit” pathways that lead to postsecondary completion.

Ewing Marion Kauffman School

Founded in 2011 by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, this free, public charter school operates within the boundaries of the Kansas City Public Schools district and offers a rigorous college preparatory education.

Schools We Support

The Kauffman Foundation invests in individual schools that demonstrate the capacity to deliver strong academic outcomes for students in Kansas City. Schools supported include district, charter, and private schools serving lower-income students in the six-county metro 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.

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.

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.

Fund for Teachers

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

DonorsChoose.org

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