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Other resources for grantseekers

Other resources

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation does not award grants to individuals and funding for unsolicited requests is very limited. Although not affiliated with the Foundation, the following organizations may provide additional guidance or support for your project:

Resources for Individuals

If you are an individual looking for funding, please refer to the following resources:

  • United Way of America serves individuals as well as organizations through training, resources, and technical assistance. This web site can direct you to a United Way organization in your local community.
  • GuideStar is an online database of nonprofit organizations including mission, programs, leaders, goals, accomplishments, and needs.
  • Idealist is an interactive site where people and organizations can exchange resources and ideas and locate opportunities and supporters.
  • If you are a U.S. citizen looking for help with Social Security or other government benefits, please see the U.S. Government’s benefits website.
  • If you are looking for a small business loan in the United States, you may find help at the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Resources for Organizations

If you are an organization looking for funding, please refer to the following resources:

  • The Foundation Center provides access to private foundation information, directories, books and periodicals, grantmaker files, and bibliographic databases.
  • Nonprofits seeking technical support or hardware may find assistance through CompuMentor’s, which provides free information, resources, and support.

Resources in Kansas City

Our friends and neighbors in the Kansas City area may provide additional guidance or support for projects: