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It’s your right to be uncommon if you can. You seek opportunity to compete. You desire to take the calculated risk, to dream, to build, yes, even to fail, and to succeed.

— Ewing Marion Kauffman
The arms of the Kauffman Foundation building reach east towards Troost Ave. A pond with two waterfalls is pictured behind the building.

Associates of the Kauffman Foundation work in partnership with people who share a passion for entrepreneurship and education.

The Foundation follows a hybrid approach: We are in the office Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, and have flexibility in where we work on Monday and Friday. Driven by our commitment to create conditions where we can safely work together, build and nurture relationships, and collaborate with our community partners, we require a COVID-19 vaccination for all associates, onsite contractors, meeting guests, and conference center guests.

The Kauffman Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, welcoming people to flourish in an open and inclusive work environment. A diverse pool of candidates is welcomed and encouraged. All applications are held in confidence, consistent with our Online Resume Submission Policy.

Thank you for your interest in a career at the Kauffman Foundation! There are no open positions at this time. Please check back soon.