Resources for Individuals and Organizations

Resources for Individuals

The Kauffman Foundation does not award grants to individuals.  Although not affiliated with the Ewing Marion Kauffman, the following organizations may provide additional guidance or support for your project.

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 information:

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 find additional guidance or support for projects from the following organizations.

The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, and its network of regional affiliates and affiliate partners provides information for charitable funds in the Kansas City area along with a wide range of scholarship applications for individuals, and grant opportunities for for nonprofit organizations

United Way of Greater Kansas City provides support and resources for individuals and nonprofit organizations living and working in Kansas City.

Nonprofit Connect, Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Support KC provide professional development programs, services, online resources and tools to build capacity for nonprofits seeking funding or strategic support in the Kansas City area.