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

Kauffman Foundation statues

Entrepreneur and business leader appointed to board of trustees

Matthew Condon, a long-time entrepreneur in the health industry and champion of business in Kansas City, joins the Kauffman Foundation Board of Trustees.

The government shutdown

The shutdown's long shadow

The damaging impact of the current government shutdown on entrepreneurship will far-outlast its record-setting duration.

Uncommon Voices

Uncommon voices

You might have to intentionally look beneath all the rethinking, reimagining, frustration, and setbacks of 2018 to see progress, but it was there. The sparks of progress were lit, and kept burning, by some uncommon folks.

The 115th U.S. Congress

Entrepreneurs say it's a great big economy

Get past easy headlines and political angling to see what entrepreneurs are really telling legislators.

Is post-industrial America ready to punch back?

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