Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

About Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

We work with communities to champion uncommon solutions that empower people to be successful. We share stories and insights that underscore the essential role of education and entrepreneurship in empowering all people to shape their futures, create vibrant communities and grow an inclusive economy.

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is a private, nonpartisan foundation created by late entrepreneur and philanthropist Ewing Marion Kauffman. In the spirit of Mr. Kauffman, we aspire to eliminate barriers so that every person – regardless of their background – can take risks, achieve success and give back to their communities. The Foundation is proudly based in Kansas City, Missouri, and has approximately $2 billion in assets.

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Public Affairs–Education Intern

June 2019 - July 2019 Kansas City, MO
“At the Foundation, the associates worked hard to be inclusive of the interns that were there for about 8-weeks total. The program was immersive and focused heavily on community engagement. They wholeheartedly trusted us, and encouraged us to be apart of the Foundation's culture. ”
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