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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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Innovation and Engagement


The Kauffman Foundation works to listen, learn, examine data, and make investments that have the best return for the students who are most often overlooked and underrepresented.
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Postsecondary Access and Completion


There is a need to reduce barriers, preventing students from earning college degrees and other postsecondary credentials. We focus on programs that increase not only access to college and credentials, but success.


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Policy


Reducing barriers and providing support by empowering entrepreneurship advocates, educating entrepreneurs' and policymakers' understandings of how policy affects entrepreneurship and continuing to build relationships with policymakers.
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Communities


Creating supportive communities for entrepreneurs to make an idea a reality by empowering entrepreneurs everywhere as agents of progress. The strategy, including convenings such as the ESHIP Summit and the Mayors Conference on Entrepreneurship, will build a new model of economic development by pioneering the principles, culture, tools, and metrics of successful entrepreneurial communities.
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