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September 16, 2019

A Regional Approach to Prosperity for All

Author: Jane L. Polin

Publisher: GrantCraft

Funders: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Ford Foundation

This GrantCraft case study, developed for Candid's scholarshipsforchange.org portal, explores how Kauffman Foundation implemented the Kauffman Scholars program to increase college completion for students in Kansas City, Missouri. The case study describes how the foundation transitioned its strategy and included an emphasis on career-readiness and family support to help students persist through challenges and reach their goals.