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Susan Chambers and Miriam Rivera to Join Kauffman Foundation Board of Trustees


Executives bring diverse perspectives and relevant experiences to continue Ewing Kauffman’s legacy.
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Finalists Announced for the 2018 Greater KC Chamber's Mr. K Award


The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce created the Small Business of the Year, Mr. K Award based on the philosophies of Mr. Kauffman, including growth in business, strong employee relations, and outstanding service to the community.
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Finding Alternatives When Students Need Them Most


For students most at-risk to drop out, a solution is needed to ensure a quality path forward is available.
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It's Not Easy Being Uncommon


The Kauffman Foundation has partnered with five other Foundations and FSG to explore how Foundations and other philanthropies are changing internal practices and adapting new approaches to create social change.
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Kauffman Knowledge Challenge Casts Wide Net in Call for Projects


The Knowledge Challenge may grant up to $400,000 annually for project teams, up to $150,000 annually for individual researchers and up to $30,000 annually for students, student teams and/or doctoral researchers.
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Don't Predict the Future of Work; Prepare for It


Look beyond the edge of what currently exists to see job creation in a way we can barely imagine.
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30 Years of Innovation Continues to Carry Out Mr. K's Promise


It started in KC when Project Choice made college a possibility; evolving over three decades supporting access and completion to cultivate the diverse, educated workforce that is Kansas City’s future.
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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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Rethinking Education—Together


Learning together, we can envision a movement toward a future education that responds to the needs of many, not a few.
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5 Ways Ewing Kauffman Changed Baseball


As the Royals and their fans embark on the team’s 50th season, we recall Ewing Kauffman’s instinct for innovation that built a model sports franchise, a modern stadium, a championship-caliber team for his hometown and an uncommon legacy for baseball.
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