The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation was established in the mid-1960s by the late entrepreneur and philanthropist Ewing Marion Kauffman.
The vision of the foundation is to foster a society of economically independent indviduals who are engaged citizens, contributing to the improvement of their communities. They carry out their vision through the four programmatic areas: Entrepreneurship, Advancing Innovation, Education, and Research and Policy.
They focus their grant making and operation on two areas, advancing entrepreneurship and improving the education of children and youth.
The program was enacted to allow more entrepreneurs to immigrate to the U.S. to ... a senior behavioral and social scientist at RAND Corporation, a nonprofit ... But at the end of that time period,...more
What does a community need to foster the type of entrepreneurial environment that will bring jobs and wealth into the region? That's what a new study will explore, and UW-Madison will be part of it....more
Rey Faustino, who experienced poverty and had to make ends meet to help his struggling family, has launched San Francisco-based One Degree, a free website that connects economically disadvantaged people with nonprofits and charities.