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Kansas City Public Library

Kansas City, MO  |   Approved Date: 2/21/2019  |   Approved Amount: $204,000  |   Category: KC Civic

Planning support for the Kansas City Learning Exchange and the accompanying mobile application in order to increase access to beyond school programs, cultural centers and other experiential learning opportunities for youth in Kansas City.

Kansas City Museum Foundation, Inc.

Kansas City, MO  |   Approved Date: 2/15/2019  |   Approved Amount: $300,000  |   Category: KC Civic

Support for public exhibits in the five permanent galleries of the Kansas City Museum.

Curators of the University of Missouri

Columbia, MO  |   Approved Date: 2/11/2019  |   Approved Amount: $477,747  |   Category: Education

Support to launch a pilot of the Missouri Data Fellowship to build information technology and data analysis capacity within state agencies that maintain education and workforce data in Missouri.

Enterprise Center of Johnson County

Fairway, KS  |   Approved Date: 2/8/2019  |   Approved Amount: $150,000  |   Category: Entrepreneurship

Support to defray staffing and administrative costs associated with establishing the Fountain Innovation Fund, an evergreen pre-seed fund that will serve entrepreneurs in the Kansas City region.

Queens College Foundation, Inc.

Queens, NY  |   Approved Date: 1/18/2019  |   Approved Amount: $20,000  |   Category: Entrepreneurship

Support to identify, map and summarize the key narratives, stories, and case examples for building the transition to the emerging economy 2.0.

Industry Studies Association

Pullman, WA  |   Approved Date: 1/16/2019  |   Approved Amount: $60,000  |   Category: Entrepreneurship

Support for the 2019 Industry Studies Association Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, May 30-June 1, 2019; and conferences in 2020 and 2021, locations and dates to be determined.

Enterprise Center of Johnson County

Fairway, KS  |   Approved Date: 1/2/2019  |   Approved Amount: $18,000  |   Category: Entrepreneurship

Support for the Fountain Innovation Fund's Alternative Investment Model event in Fairway, Kansas, February 2019.

Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University

Palo Alto, CA  |   Approved Date: 12/22/2018  |   Approved Amount: $481,161  |   Category: Entrepreneurship

Support to develop a major new recurring survey of online entrepreneurs and a scalable management training tool.

Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA  |   Approved Date: 12/21/2018  |   Approved Amount: $27,920  |   Category: Entrepreneurship

Support to research the feasibility of previously unexplored data sources to analyze entrepreneurial activity and its determinants.

United Way of Greater Kansas City, Inc.

Kansas City, MO  |   Approved Date: 12/11/2018  |   Approved Amount: $200,000  |   Category: Education

Support to strengthen the capacity of the Promise 1000 initiative to support home visiting services for at least 590 children ages prenatal to three years.