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The Road to Understanding


The real-life stories of the day-to-day issues entrepreneurs face are most vividly told in the offices, workshops and garages where they work, and the Kauffman Foundation is venturing out to hear them.
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Designing the Future of Learning for All Kids


Education is ripe for innovation, but how do we scale successful models to prepare the majority, not a privileged few, for a rapidly transforming economy?
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Visit the Tranquil Beauty of Kauffman Memorial Garden


This Memorial Day weekend marks the 18th year of Ewing and Muriel Kauffman’s vibrant and enduring gift to Kansas City.
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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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Mayors Conference on Entrepreneurship Resources


Find all of the research and resources used at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation's Mayors Conference on Entrepreneurship from 2013 to now.
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An Uncommon Bet in the Late 90s Helped Catalyze the Social Entrepreneurship Movement


Every social entrepreneur remembers forever the people and organizations that took a chance to help them bring their dream to life.
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How to Scale the Building Blocks of Success


A collaborative strategy is focused on changing the landscape of early education to meet the needs of a region.
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A Visionary's Influence is Still Felt Today


Among the 24 panels of the AIDS Memorial Quilt currently on display at the Kauffman Foundation Conference Center, there is one that pays tribute to a man who was devout in faith, committed to community, and deeply connected to Kansas City.
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Time to Rethink Education: Casting a Vision for Learning and Work in the Future


As the final hours and minutes of another school year tick away, it’s time to consider the lessons that will be most important to us moving forward.
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Creating a Community in Which Young Professionals of Color Want to Live


Kauffman Scholars, Inc. and the Hispanic Development Fund recognize the need to develop an honest, open, and supportive conversation that will best prepare Kansas City and young professionals of color for success.
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