Entrepreneurship Programs

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.

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.

1 Million Cups

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

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.

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.

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.

Get in the Ring: The North American Startup Clash 2014

The Kauffman Foundation hosts the North American "Get in the Ring" competition, bringing together innovative entrepreneurs from the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.

Khan Academy Entrepreneurship Series

Personal lessons and insights from accomplished entrepreneurs such as Richard Branson are the basis of this new interview series.