The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation works with partners to encourage entrepreneurship across America and improve the education of children and youth. The Foundation focuses its operations and grantmaking on two areas: entrepreneurship and education.

The Higher Education Academy’s (HEA) mission is to help institutions, discipline groups and all staff to provide the best possible learning experience for their students.

UKSEC is a network of over 90 of the UK’s most entrepreneurial Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) all of whom are committed to maximising entrepreneurial potential and capability. Their aims and activities respond to government policy, by unlocking the entrepreneurial capability within their members and training the next generation of graduate entrepreneurs.

The Department for Education and Skills was established with the purpose of creating oppotunity, releasing potential and achieving exellence for all.

The small SBS Business Service (SBS) is an agency of The Department of Trade and Industry. They have a simple vision to want the UK to br the best place in the world to start and grow business. They work with the rest of goverment to deliver this vision.

DCMS aims to improve the quality of life for all through cultural and sporting activities, to support the pursuit of exellence and champion the tourism, creative and leisure industries. Their vision is to extend exellence and improve access in all their many sectors.

The Treasury is the United Kingdom’s economics and finance ministry. Its aim is to raise the rate of sustainable growth, and achieve rising prosperty and a better quality of life with economic and employment opportunities for all.

Enterprise Insight runs the Make Your Mark Campaign which aims to catalyse a culture of enterprise amongst young people in the UK and works in close partnership with the Enterprise Campaign Coalition.

The Council for Industry and Higher Education’s mission is to advance all kinds of learning through the fostering of mutual understanding, co-operation and support between higher education and business.

The Institute for Enterprise was launched in April 2005 as one of the 74 Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) funded Centres for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL). The new Institute aims to make Leeds Met the first choice for students seeking enterprise education across the whole range of academic subjects and become a world class regional university; central to this aspiration is the Institute for Enterprise.

The White Rose Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning of Enterprise (WRCETLE), a regional collaboration between the Universities of Sheffield, Leeds and York, will enhance and embed enterprise related activities across the campuses. This HEFCE funded initiative is one of 74 in the UK, of which just three focuses on enterprise.

The Centre for Integrative Learning is an innovative venture in supporting high-quality student learning. It will enhance students’ academic performance, their employability and their personal confidence to engage successfully with the challenges of a rapidly changing world.