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Entrepreneurship Issue Forum webinar participants
Entrepreneurship Issue Forums provide a platform for researchers and practitioners to come together to share evidence and insights on specific topics related to entrepreneurship. Forum speakers highlight what we know from research and what this means for policy and practice. They also bring to light the experiences of entrepreneurs and those working to support them. […]
Updated April 2021 GENERAL How will the Kauffman Foundation use these data? The data will serve as a learning tool for the Foundation. Program associates will review the data in the aggregate at the portfolio, strategy, and program-area level to better understand who is being funded and whether it is reaching our intended beneficiaries. These […]
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is committed to racial equity, diversity, and inclusion. We believe all people – regardless of their race, gender, or geography – should have the opportunity to share in America’s prosperity through success in their jobs and careers, as employees or entrepreneurs. In the spirit of Ewing Marion Kauffman, we seek to build […]
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Find below information, guides, and resources to reference during your time as a Kauffman Foundation grantee, including accessing your account, metrics frameworks for grants reporting, RFP grantee announcements, and grantee stories. If you have any questions, please contact your program officer or contact us. Access your account We have an online system that allows grantees […]
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Learn more about some of the youth who participated in developing our 2021 conference by clicking through the slideshow or reading their bios. Rethink who they are and what they are capable of achieving.
The 2020-21 school year brought unprecedented challenges for school districts and businesses alike. Both have taken advantage of the disruption to provide innovative solutions for providing real world learning experiences to students including virtual and in-person internships, zoom career exploration, and client-connected projects. The following employers have actively engaged with our region’s school districts this […]
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Despite the pandemic, in February 2021, the first virtual youth-led conference took place for students coming from 10 different high schools in the Kansas City metro area, representing both sides of the state line (Kansas and Missouri). A group of 90 students developed their vision for the virtual conference, including in depth projects focused on […]
Zoom conversation with Dr. Chris Emdin, Eunice Mitchell, Naseem Haamid, and Sofia Ervin
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones spoke with Carlos Moreno about grace, mentorship, and equity in education – Big Picture Learning students built on the discussion with their own conversation.