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10 Hopes for Henry


Aaron North, vice president of education at the Kauffman Foundation, envisions what he wants the education system to look like for his own son—and for all students in the next 20 years.
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Learning From Other Nations to Advance a Shared Future of Entrepreneurship


What is the universal language spoken by people from all over the globe? It is the language of entrepreneurship—a means to create innovation and economic security where none existed before. And last week, champions of entrepreneurship from all backgrounds, representing 171 nations, came together to share insights and learn from others about creating a world where anyone with a dream can create something new.
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Susan Chambers and Miriam Rivera to Join Kauffman Foundation Board of Trustees


Executives bring diverse perspectives and relevant experiences to continue Ewing Kauffman’s legacy.
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Finalists Announced for the 2018 Greater KC Chamber's Mr. K Award


The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce created the Small Business of the Year, Mr. K Award based on the philosophies of Mr. Kauffman, including growth in business, strong employee relations, and outstanding service to the community.
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Finding Alternatives When Students Need Them Most


For students most at-risk to drop out, a solution is needed to ensure a quality path forward is available.
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It's Not Easy Being Uncommon


The Kauffman Foundation has partnered with five other Foundations and FSG to explore how Foundations and other philanthropies are changing internal practices and adapting new approaches to create social change.
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Kauffman Knowledge Challenge Casts Wide Net in Call for Projects


The Knowledge Challenge may grant up to $400,000 annually for project teams, up to $150,000 annually for individual researchers and up to $30,000 annually for students, student teams and/or doctoral researchers.
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Don't Predict the Future of Work; Prepare for It


Look beyond the edge of what currently exists to see job creation in a way we can barely imagine.
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30 Years of Innovation Continues to Carry Out Mr. K's Promise


It started in KC when Project Choice made college a possibility; evolving over three decades supporting access and completion to cultivate the diverse, educated workforce that is Kansas City’s future.
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2018 State of Entrepreneurship Address


On Wednesday, Feb. 28, president and CEO Wendy Guillies and vice president of entrepreneurship Victor W. Hwang spoke about the new definition of entrepreneur.
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