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What does it mean to be an entrepreneur?


Wayne Sutton, co-founder, Change Catalyst and Tech Inclusion, gives his take: It starts with a willingness to take risks and a drive to solve problems.
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Community steps up to the plate


Kansas City's ongoing love affair with baseball will be enhanced by investments in the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and the Urban Youth Academy.
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A strong foundation: support for quality early education


Grants from the Early Education Grant Fund improve early education quality and expand access for low-income families and children of color in Kansas City.
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Clergy committed to education in Kansas City


An inter-faith group explores how it can foster community engagement and improve outcomes for all students, regardless of their economic status, race, or family dynamics.
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Learning


Creating a learning community of entrepreneurs, providing people with ideas the connections, tools, and support needed to be successful, like launching a revamped Kauffman FastTrac and expanding 1 Million Cups to more markets and demographics.
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Early childhood education by, and for, the Latinx community


Systemic barriers and lack of quality seats prevent nearly 6 of 10 Hispanic families in Kansas City from accessing quality early child care.
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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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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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Grants to Level the Playing Field


The Kauffman Foundation awards grants to nonprofit organizations that have exceptional track records in supporting diverse entrepreneurs.
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Early Childhood Education


The Early Education Grant Fund relaunches with newly defined funding priorities, designated resource allocation, and metrics for measuring impact.
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