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Entrepreneurial Learning & Support

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Entrepreneurial Learning & Support

Through our support and educational programs, we help entrepreneurs across the United States by ensuring they have access to the resources they need to start and grow businesses. By developing, convening, forging partnerships, and building organizational capacity, we can serve more entrepreneurs with high-quality support.

Programs & Initiatives

Kauffman FastTrac®

Connecting aspiring and early-stage entrepreneurs with the guidance and resources they need to thrive, Kauffman FastTrac provides education to entrepreneurs around the country. Offered online and self-paced, or with a FastTrac affiliate facilitator in a cohort of peers, this program provides relevant content and tools to help entrepreneurs succeed with the start, growth, and sustainability of their business.

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Emerging Collaborations

The Emerging Collaborations portfolio provides funding to encourage and accelerate collaborations that help Heartland-based entrepreneurs. Collaborations must occur between two or more entrepreneurship support organizations in the states of Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, and Kansas.

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Heartland Opportunity

The Heartland Opportunity portfolio builds community learning and funds problem-solving programs for entrepreneurs that are grounded in existing economic and ecosystem strengths and advantages, builds wealth, and expands opportunities for entrepreneurs and small businesses across the Heartland.

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