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The 9th Annual State of Entrepreneurship Address


On Wednesday, Feb. 28, president and CEO Wendy Guillies and vice president of entrepreneurship Victor W. Hwang will speak about the new definition of entrepreneur.
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The ESHIP Summit


The ESHIP Summit is a convening of leaders from across the United States and beyond seeking to support entrepreneurs, build ecosystems and change our economy.
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The 9th Annual State of Entrepreneurship Address


On Wednesday, Feb. 28, president and CEO Wendy Guillies and vice president of entrepreneurship Victor W. Hwang will speak about the new definition of entrepreneur.
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Individual Schools Grants Program


Through the Individual Schools Grants program, the Kauffman Foundation invests in individual schools that demonstrate the capacity to deliver strong academic outcomes for students in Kansas City.
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Amplify: Empowering Educators of Color


Dena Simmons, director of education at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, discusses the power of bringing together educators of color to discuss their authentic experiences, foster a network of support and to build a pipeline of teachers that better reflect their school community.
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The Voice of Entrepreneurs is Needed Now


Tax reform provision provides another example of why entrepreneurs need to be at the table for our communities.
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Commitment to a Diverse, Equitable and Inclusive Culture Starts at Home


Success in our nation's economy is inextricably linked to the equitable access and advancement in our nation's classrooms, and philanthropy plays an essential role in propelling social sector change. The Kauffman Foundation's partnership with Promise54 requires us to look at our own data, our strengths and weaknesses, and develop an internal plan to embrace a diversity, equity and inclusion framework throughout our whole organization.
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A Community Resource for Bringing People Together


From its home in Kansas City, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation welcomes neighbors and people from across the country who are working on important causes that strengthen our community to its Conference Center.
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How the Dog Grooming Market Could Break the Poverty Cycle


Natasha Kirsch may not define herself first as an entrepreneur. Her success won't be measured by revenue or sales. Instead, Kirsch's success will be measured by her ability to help stabilize homeless families.
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Kauffman FastTrac: 25 Years of Helping the Makers, Doers and Dreamers


25 years after Mr. Kauffman introduced the program on a cold, snowy day in Kansas City, the FastTrac curriculum is now available to take online, entirely for free, from the comfort of your home.
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