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  Attorney General's review and recommendations regarding the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
Kauffman's vision for the purposes of the Foundation remains firmly rooted in the Foundation and its current leaders, even though they may be changing the Foundation's approach as to how best to serve these purposes in the exercise of the discretion Mr.
Kauffman's statements demonstrate that he clearly expected and intended that the Board would have the freedom to adapt to changes it perceived in the communities' needs and in the best available means of addressing those needs.
Kauffman, when he was alive, insisted that the Board have some members with strong ties to Kansas City, and that the Foundation have a significant and lasting impact on the city he loved.
www.ago.mo.gov /newsreleases/2004/kauffmanreport030404.htm   (6139 words)

  
 Ewing Kauffman
Ewing Marion Kauffman was born on a farm in Garden City, Missouri, in 1916.
Ewing Kauffman’s most enduring legacy to his community and the world is the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
Kauffman wanted his foundation to be innovative—to dig deep and get at the roots of issues to fundamentally change outcomes in people’s lives.
www.kauffman.org /ewingkauffman.cfm   (387 words)

  
 Ewing Kauffman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ewing Kauffman (first to the right, holding the World Series Trophy) celebrates the Kansas City Royals' World Series victory in 1985.
Ewing Marion Kauffman (September 21, 1916-August 1, 1993) was an American pharmaceutical magnate, philanthropist, and Major League Baseball owner.
Kauffman founded the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation in the mid-1960s to provide cash grants to encourage entrepreneurship across America and improve education for children and youth, mostly in and around the Kansas City metropolitan area.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ewing_Kauffman   (317 words)

  
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Biographies of Ewing Marion Kauffman 1916 - 1993 and Muriel McBrien Kauffman, 1916 - 1995.
Ewing Kauffman was born September 21, 1916 on a Cass County farm near Garden City, Missouri.
Kauffman led Marion from first year gross sales of $36,000 to sales of $930 million in the last full year before its merger with Merrel Dow Pharmaceuticals in fiscal year 1989.
www.kclibrary.org /localhistory/media.cfm?mediaID=34912   (381 words)

  
 Ewing Kauffman
Kauffman combined these pursuits with a lasting commitment to his hometown community of Kansas City, Missouri.
Kauffman served as Chairman Emeritus of Marion Merrell Dow until his death in 1993.
On July 2, 1993, Ewing Kauffman was inducted into the Royals Hall of Fame and the name of the stadium was changed from Royals Stadium to Kauffman Stadium.
www.kauffmanfellows.org /cve.aspx?pgID=963   (367 words)

  
 The Kauffman Entrepreneur Internship Program - Who We Are   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Kauffman believed in a hands-on approach to problem solving, using the knowledge of research and development he gained through the pharmaceutical industry.
The Kauffman Center believes that the most meaningful and effective way to increase the number of people launching and building companies is by combining academic knowledge with practical experience-based training in entrepreneurial settings where the development and implementation of solutions to everyday business problems occur.
The social Kauffman Entrepreneur Internship Program is designed for students who are considering the prospect of using their entrepreneurial energies to serve a social mission.
www.keip.org /whoweare.cfm   (1043 words)

  
 FAQs | About the Program | Kauffman Scholars
A: Ewing Kauffman, the man who established the Kauffman Foundation, always believed that education was the key to success in life.
Kauffman Scholar students will start the program when they enter seventh grade, and program staff will provide support and services to these students throughout their middle school, high school and college years.
Experience has shown the Kauffman Scholars staff that the freshman year in high school is too late to begin working with students to prepare for college.
www.kauffmanscholars.org /about/faqs.html   (683 words)

  
 Kauffman eVenturing : Profile : Ewing M. Kauffman
Ewing Marion Kauffman exemplified the word "entrepreneur." Throughout all of his business, major-league baseball and philanthropic endeavors, Kauffman led his organizations using the entrepreneurial principles that made him so successful.
Kauffman brought baseball back to Kansas City when he backed an American League expansion to initiate an economic boost for the city.
In 1991, Kauffman received the prestigious Good Neighbor Award from the Harry S. Truman Foundation and was inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs, sponsored by Babson College, an honor extended to only 50 people.
eventuring.kauffman.org /eShip/appmanager/eVenturing/eVenturingDesktop?_nfpb=true&_pageLabel=eShip_aboutTheAuthor&_nfls=false&id=Profiles/Profile_064.htm   (285 words)

  
 Illinois, Office of Campus Development
Tony Mendes, formerly of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, was appointed executive director of the Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership in summer 2004.
During his six-year tenure at the Kauffman Foundation, Dr. Mendes served as director of collegiate initiatives and was responsible for managing a grant portfolio in excess of $30 million.
Mendes is a licensed psychologist and holds a Ph.D. in counseling from the University of Missouri and an MBA from Rockhurst University.
www.ocd.uiuc.edu /ipart_news/kauffman.html?xId=065007680742   (439 words)

  
 Carnegie Mellon Press Release: September 25, 2006
As part of the foundation's Kauffman Campuses Initiative, Carnegie Mellon was among several colleges, universities and university systems invited to submit proposals for a grant to fund plans to encourage entrepreneurship across their campuses.
The prospective Kauffman Campuses schools were selected based on criteria that included the ability to generate a partnership with other foundations and funders, and the potential to create new representative models.
About the Kauffman Foundation: The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation of Kansas City, Mo., is a private, nonpartisan foundation that works with partners to advance entrepreneurship in America and improve the education of children and youth.
www.cmu.edu /PR/releases06/060925_kauffman.html   (581 words)

  
 Missouri Sports Hall of Fame   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The strength and integrity of Ewing Kauffman`s ownership was the cornerstone of success for the Kansas City Royals during the club`s first quarter century.
Kauffman sponsored formation of the Royal Lancers, a group of businessmen and women who have consistently kept Kansas City as a league leader in season ticket sales.
Kauffman was Chairman Emeritus of Marion Merrell Dow Inc., following the 1989 merger of Marion and Kauffman gave much personal attention to the Kansas City community.
www.mosportshalloffame.com /inducteebio.asp?inducteeid=121   (310 words)

  
 Purdue invited to compete for foundation entrepreneurship grant
Through the foundation's Kauffman Campuses Initiative II, Purdue and its Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship at Discovery Park have been invited to submit a research proposal outlining the university's plans to encourage entrepreneurship on campus.
The 11 Kauffman Campuses institutions, including Purdue, were selected to compete in this round of funding based on a series of criteria, including the ability to generate a partnership with other foundations and donors, and the potential to create representative models.
The Kauffman Foundation is a private, nonpartisan organization that works with partners to advance entrepreneurship in America and improve the education of children and youth.
news.uns.purdue.edu /UNS/html3month/2006/060628.Rebar.Kauffman.html   (701 words)

  
 $3 million Kauffman grant supports entrepreneurship education
In June, each of 15 finalist schools were awarded a $50,000 planning grant by the Kauffman Foundation to develop and submit an innovative, comprehensive five-year plan to inject entrepreneurship training and experiences into the fabric of the university.
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation of Kansas City works with partners to advance entrepreneurship in America and improve the education of children and youth.
The Kauffman Foundation was established in the mid-1960s by the late entrepreneur and philanthropist Ewing Marion Kauffman.
news-info.wustl.edu /news/page/normal/599.html   (619 words)

  
 Ewing Kauffman - BR Bullpen
Ewing Kauffman owned the Kansas City Royals from their inception in 1969 until his death.
A billionaire for his investment in pharmaceuticals, Kauffman saw the club go from an expansion franchise to a perennial American League contender.
Kauffman died in 1993, shortly before his death Royals Stadium was renamed Kauffman Stadium in his honor.
www.baseball-reference.com /bullpen/Ewing_Kauffman   (143 words)

  
 Nixon review of Kauffman Foundation recommends changes to ensure Kansas City ties and benefits
Jefferson City, Mo. — The board of directors of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation should make several specific changes to the foundation's articles of incorporation, bylaws and policies to better reflect Ewing Kauffman's intent and vision for the Foundation and his commitment to Kansas City, Attorney General Jay Nixon recommends.
Kauffman's deep commitment to the Kansas City area was clear during his lifetime," Nixon said.
Nixon initiated the review because of public allegations that the foundation had departed from the original intent of Ewing Marion Kauffman; that there was a lack of appropriate oversight of the foundation by the board of directors; and that there certain instances of conflicts of interest by board members.
www.ago.mo.gov /newsreleases/2004/030404.htm   (751 words)

  
 UNC is among eight universities nationwide to receive prestigious entrepreneurship grant
Other selected universities to receive Kauffman Foundation grants are Florida International University, Howard University, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the University of Rochester, the University of Texas at El Paso, Wake Forest University and Washington University in St. Louis.
These Kauffman Campuses schools will create a boundary-less culture of entrepreneurship, empowering all students on campus to access the skills, orientation and networks that can lead to greater opportunities for them and to the creation of jobs, innovation and prosperity for America," he added.
The Kauffman Foundation, established in the mid-1960s by the late entrepreneur and philanthropist Ewing Marion Kauffman, works with partners to advance entrepreneurship in America and improve the education of children and youth.
www.unc.edu /news/archives/dec03/kauffmangrant121503.html   (586 words)

  
 Press Room | Press Release | Partnership with Consortium for Liberal Education and Entrepreneurship
Supported by a subcontract in a grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation of Kansas City to the College of Charleston, AACandU will develop a national symposium and a series of publications to explore how the idea of an entrepreneurial spirit, imbued with a sense of social responsibility, can reinvigorate contemporary understandings of liberal education.
It is a network of colleges and universities dedicated to encouraging and stimulating liberal arts and sciences institutions to infuse entrepreneurship into the framework of a liberal education and to facilitate collaborations that connect the arts and sciences with business, engineering, and other professional programs.
"The Kauffman Foundation's support for the Liberal Education and Entrepreneurship Consortium and the partnership being forged with AACandU offer the promise of great opportunities for proponents of both entrepreneurship and liberal education to explore many points of connection," said Sam Hines, dean of the school of humanities and social sciences at the College of Charleston.
www.aacu.org /press_room/press_releases/2004/Kauffman.cfm   (667 words)

  
 Ballparks of Baseball-Kauffman Stadium-Kansas City Royals
Kansas City, MO When Kauffman Stadium opened it was way ahead of its time.
In 1993 Royals Stadium was renamed Kauffman Stadium in honor of Ewing Kauffman.
Kauffman Stadium was renovated at the end of the 1998 season.
www.ballparksofbaseball.com /al/KauffmanStadium.htm   (586 words)

  
 News & Information, Kellogg School of Management
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation has awarded the first Ewing Marion Kauffman Prize Medal for Distinguished Research in Entrepreneurship to Scott Stern, a Northwestern University professor and researcher.
In commemoration of the life and work of its founder, Ewing Kauffman, the Kauffman Foundation established the Kauffman Prize Medal to recognize and promote outstanding research in entrepreneurship.
The Kauffman Prize Medal underscores the importance of the scholarly study of entrepreneurship and aims to inspire promising young scholars to contribute new insight to the field.”
www.kellogg.northwestern.edu /news/whatsnew/SStern.htm   (353 words)

  
 University of Notre Dame Department of Development- Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Makes Several Grants to Notre Dame
The Gigot and Kauffman Centers share the belief that the most meaningful and effective way to increase the number of people launching and building companies is by combining academic training with practical experience-based training in entrepreneurial settings - where the development of solutions to everyday business problems occur.
The Kauffman Foundation, based in Kansas City, Missouri, was established in 1992 by Ewing Marion Kauffman.
Kauffman built a small pharmaceutical firm into a major health care company with more than $1 billion in sales at the time of its merger with Merrell Dow.
givingtond.nd.edu /news_detail.cfm?id=60   (323 words)

  
 ThinkKC > Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is a private foundation established by the late Ewing Marion Kauffman, founder of Marion Laboratories (now Aventis) and original owner of the Kansas City Royals Baseball Club.
Kauffman launched several operating programs that encouraged young people to stay in school and away from drugs.
Kauffman died in 1993, the foundation was engaged in grant-making partnerships in youth development, primarily in the urban core of Greater Kansas City, and in activities to accelerate entrepreneurship nationwide through the creation of the Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership.
www.smartkc.com /2_partners/2d_corporate/profiles/ewing.htm   (194 words)

  
 Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation works with partners to encourage entrepreneurship across America and improve the education of children and youth.
The Kauffman Foundation reaches these students by partnering with colleges, universities, schoool districts and youth organizations to train educators and facilitators to disseminate the programs-creating a ripple effect as one teacher reaches many students in many settings over time.
The Kauffman Foundation enhances the climate for entrepreneurship education in the United States by exploring new ways to enter existing and new market segments, developing faculty to meet current needs and to broaden the reach in both business and non-business schools.
www.ncruralcenter.org /guidebook/ViewResource.asp?ID=309   (472 words)

  
 Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation | Angel capital | Women Angels
The Kauffman Foundation and Angel Capital Education Foundation are seeing an increase in women's interest in forming angel groups.
The Angel Capital Education Foundation, a program of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, promotes education and research in the field of angel investing.
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation of Kansas City is a private, nonpartisan foundation that works with partners to advance entrepreneurship in America and improve the education of children and youth.
www.transworldnews.com /NewsStory.aspx?storyid=8036   (1179 words)

  
 EO and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Present Kauffman Community Award to GroundFloor Media
Love has been an EO member since 2004 and was recognized for her personal and corporate commitment to the Tennyson Center for Children, the largest combined residential and day treatment facility for children ages five to 14 in the Rocky Mountain Region.
The Kauffman Community Award was created to honor outstanding individual entrepreneurs and EO chapter efforts that have made a significant difference in their local communities.
The award was named for the late Ewing Marion Kauffman, the founding chairman of Marion Laboratories, and stands as official recognition on the part of the foundation that entrepreneurs make a broader and invaluable contribution to their communities -- beyond the confines of the business world -- as engaged citizens.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=109&STORY=/www/story/08-18-2006/0004418404&EDATE=   (1033 words)

  
 Kauffman Stadium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kauffman Stadium (formerly Royals Stadium) is a Major League Baseball stadium located in Kansas City, Missouri, and home to the Kansas City Royals of the American League.
Although the stadium is 34 years old, it is the ninth-oldest stadium in major league baseball, as a result of the erection of a number of new stadiums in the 1990s.
On July 2, 1993, Royals Stadium was renamed Kauffman Stadium in honor of Ewing Kauffman, who died the following month at the age of 76.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kauffman_Stadium   (691 words)

  
 Kauffman Foundation Grant Supports Development Of Center Of Entrepreneurship Learning By Smeal's Farrell Center — ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The center will be used to train teachers not only from Penn State, but also from other two- and four-year colleges and high schools, on methods for integrating problem-based entrepreneurship education into their classrooms.
The Farrell Center and Penn State will provide additional funds of $57,370 for the CEL initiative, which follows last year’s grant from the Kauffman Foundation to develop a computer-enhanced learning platform to teach entrepreneurship to a broader student population.
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation of Kansas City works with partners to advance entrepreneurship in America and improve the educational achievement of youth.
www.smeal.psu.edu /news/releases/apr04/kauffman.html   (542 words)

  
 Kauffman Foundation Announces iBridge Application To Help Universities Disseminate Research, Develop Collaborations to ...
The iBridge(tm) announcement was made at the Advancing Innovation and Entrepreneurship Conference, which was hosted by the Kauffman Foundation and the Technology Transfer Society and attracted more than 175 top academicians and economic development and technology transfer officials in the area of innovation policy and entrepreneurship.
Studies indicate that such relationships are a critical component in advancing new discoveries and may likely lead to even more ideas and inventions, in turn generating greater innovation potential and collectively fueling more entrepreneurial ventures around the country.
But, according to research conducted by the Kauffman Foundation, there is growing evidence that innovations residing in universities are dormant for far too long.
www.primezone.com /newsroom/news.html?d=86899   (1194 words)

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