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Paul Schofer
Paul Schofer is president and chief executive officer of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, a position he has held since June 2014. In this role, Schofer has leadership and oversight responsibilities for all aspects of the Kauffman Center’s operations, assets, and finances. Prior to being appointed to his current position, Schofer spent approximately two […]
Establishment Mobility in the United States: Interstate Move-ins and Move-outs
This brief explores the movement of establishments within the United States by calculating an interstate establishment mobility ratio. Establishment mobility reflects the overall movement of establishments across states, and includes establishments in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors.
Mayors Roundtable, hosted by Betsy Hodges
Betsy Hodges, former Mayor of Minneapolis and expert in local anti-racism policies, with mayors and experts explored policies that explicitly address racial justice in systemic ways. The conversation ranged from specific policies to understanding how systems can affect people in unseen and insidious ways. Join us for a deeper understanding of how local policy, systems, and racial bias prevent economic inclusion and how some leaders are talking the problem head on.
2020 Heartland Challenge RFP for Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, and Kansas
In 2020, the Kauffman Foundation selected 17 organizations from across the region to receive funding through the Heartland Challenge. This portfolio of grantees worked to solve for specific challenges entrepreneurs in the region face, and participated in facilitated, peer-learning communities of practice to share knowledge across the region. Grantees worked in one of the three […]