What does it mean to be uncommon?
What is the measure of success?
Can we rethink groupthink?
Can America turn its back on immigrants?
Is the middle the new edge?
Do we have the courage to collaborate?
Who is Generation A?
Is post-industrial America ready to punch back?

Kauffman Currents

Stories and insights that underscore the essential role of education and entrepreneurship in empowering all people to shape their futures, create vibrant communities, and grow an inclusive economy.

Minority is now majority, except when it comes to educators

The watershed decision of Brown v. Board integrated America’s schools, but not the teacher workforce.

Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs: Removing Barriers, Capital Landscape Report, Kauffman Foundation

Capital landscape report identifies gaps entrepreneurs face

Front and center is the need for innovative funding solutions.

Global Entrepreneurship Congress 2019, Bahrain

Three reasons why entrepreneurship isn't just an American Dream

After GEC 2019 in Bahrain, Victor Hwang shares the invigorating and humbling experience of seeing the bloom of entrepreneurship on a global scale.

Birmingham, Alabama, Opportunity Zones

Walking the talk in Opportunity Zones

Cities with an eye on progress see that Opportunity Zones must put community enhancing approaches on an equal plane with investor benefits.

"We're not trying to develop major league players. We're trying to develop major league citizens."

— Coach Cle Ross, Kansas City Urban Youth Academy baseball program coordinator
KCUYA: Major league citizens
Our Founder

Ewing Marion Kauffman believed every person has the opportunity to be uncommon and take risks to achieve success.

Learn more about Ewing Kauffman's life and legacy