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Postsecondary Education

The goal of our involvement in the postsecondary space is to ensure that Kansas City’s population has the postsecondary credentials necessary to meet regional workforce needs.

Programs & Initiatives

Skilled KC Technical Institute

Skilled KC Technical Institute intends to provide a student-centered experience to support residents that want to earn a credential that will set them on a successful career trajectory, or give them a boost in their current profession to work, live, and earn.


Kauffman Scholars, Inc.

Kauffman Scholars, Inc. (KSI) is a multi-year college access and scholarship program that helps low-income students complete a college education incubated by the Kauffman Foundation.


KC Scholars graduates 2017

KC Scholars

KC Scholars provides the means – through scholarships, financial incentives to promote college savings, and support services – for low- and modest-income students and adults needing access to pursue and complete a postsecondary credit-bearing credential or degree.