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The front entrance of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation features two bronze statues of Mr. and Mrs. Kauffman.


It is your right to be uncommon if you can. You seek the 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 to provide access to opportunities that help people achieve financial stability, upward mobility, and economic prosperity – regardless of race, gender, or geography.

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.

Currently, the Foundation follows a hybrid approach: We are in the office Mondays through Thursdays, and have flexibility in where we work on Fridays.

Open Positions at Kauffman

Evaluation & Learning Officer

Reporting directly to the Evaluation Director, the Evaluation and Learning Officer operationalizes all evaluation and learning related initiatives and supports grantmaking program evaluation, leveraging evaluation and learning platforms and tools to inform program assessment. This role will work closely and collaborate with other Research, Learning, and Evaluation (RLE) team members and Foundation associates, in alignment with the Foundation’s mission, vision, and strategic priorities.

Finance Supervisor

Reporting to the Director of Financial Reporting and working collaboratively with other Foundation staff, this position will be responsible for providing direction and management of the accounts payable and payroll functions, including supervising three team members. The Finance Supervisor will also be responsible for overseeing tax compliance, managing related vendor relationships, and participating in annual audits.

Other Opportunities

There are no opportunities open at this time. Please check back soon!