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Senior Program Assistant


The Senior Program Assistant reports to the Real World Learning (RWL) Education team and also provides executive level and project management support to the team.
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At last, a global platform for startups


The nurturing of new and young firms has so far not been given much attention in prominent global gatherings. International government meetings have mostly concentrated on passive SME policy and others like the World Economic Forum have treated entrepreneurs as a side ring at the circus. The maturing of the Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC) to fill this gap is thus a welcome development.

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The Mayors Conference on Entrepreneurship


The Kauffman Foundation's annual Mayors Conference on Entrepreneurship brings mayors, entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship experts together to discuss ways to promote startup activity and encourage higher levels of entrepreneurship in their cities.
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Women's work: Voices for change converge at SXSW


The annual conference in Austin, Texas, elevated the voices of Arlan Hamilton and others who work to close gaps for the underserved and underestimated – especially women – to overcome systemic barriers and move entrepreneurship forward.
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Capital Access Lab


The Capital Access Lab seeks to catalyze new financing mechanisms to serve the wide majority of entrepreneurs who can’t access venture capital or bank loans.
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2019 State of Entrepreneurship Address


In the 2019 State of Entrepreneurship Address, we will discuss how, together, we can grow inclusive and empowering economies. Join us on Feb. 27 as we explore the best ways to support the makers, the doers, and the dreamers.
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Kauffman Foundation Annual Learning Report 2018


Each year, the Kauffman Foundation gathers the lessons shared by our grantees and presents a summary of them in the Annual Learning Report. Here are the results of 2018's learnings.
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Developing Expected Outputs and Outcomes


The Kauffman Foundation developed a guide to help grant applicants build rigorous and specific metrics.
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Learning from grantees to become better grantmakers


In this Q&A, Matthew Carr, director of Evaluation at the Kauffman Foundation, talks about some of the key insights the Kauffman Foundation learned from grantees in 2018, and how the Foundation will use those lessons to become a better grantmaking organization.
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Collaboration in action: Researchers share Uncommon Methods and Metrics


As communities across the nation continue to adopt a new economic model that infuses entrepreneurship into their economies, a group of researchers is collaborating to develop new ways to measure these efforts.
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