Support for scholarship programs in the Kansas City area that increase college access for low and modest income students.
Support for a roadmap for systems-based understanding of entrepreneurship, based on insight from evolutionary and complexity research.
Support for research on how immigration policy affects entrepreneurship.
Support for the Black Community Fund's Giving Circles Initiative to increase engagement of philanthropic giving circles in supporting education reform in the Kansas City region.
Support for research to pilot new methods of understanding variations in the goals of entrepreneurs and investors across different entrepreneurial ecosystems.
Support to measure how new information technologies, including AI technologies, affect firm growth, productivity, and survival including differences between startups and established firms, small firms and large.
Support strategic planning to expand the institution's capacity to use data to increase postsecondary completion in the Kansas City region.
Support for the Kansas State College Advising Corps, a college access guidance program serving 11 urban high schools in the Kansas City region.
Support for research to identify barriers to growth-oriented entrepreneurship for women with professional degrees.
Support for the Annual Neighborhood Feedback and Planning Meeting in Kansas City, Missouri, November 17, 2018.