Kirchner Impact Foundation – 10 Years of Impact

Our Founder and CEO, Bud Kirchner, will often reference a Mark Twain quote when he describes our collective work and experience: A person who carries a cat by the tail learns a lesson they can learn in no other way. The image the quote invokes is so stunning that it’s impossible to forget. But it’s also highly effective in making …

Kirchner Fellowship Mexico Program Announces 2023-24 Cohort

The Kirchner Impact Foundation is pleased to announce the selection of fellows for the 5th cohort of its Kirchner Fellowship Mexico Program. The Program aims to develop skilled capital allocators with the ability to invest in high-impact companies related to food security in Mexico.

Kirchner Fellowship HBCU 2023-24 Cohort Announced

The Kirchner Impact Foundation and the Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR) announced today the selection of three students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) for the third Kirchner Fellowship HBCU cohort.

A Tradition of Fostering Innovation, Impact, and Collaboration in AgTech

Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico – July 12, 2023: The Kirchner Impact Foundation, one of the returning arms of boutique merchant bank Kirchner Group, hosted the Mexico AgTech Summit 2023 at the beautiful Japanese Garden of Parque Metropolitano de Leon on June 10, 2023. In its fourth year, the event continues to bring together and showcase the immense potential of agricultural technology …

Kirchner Impact Foundation Invests in Agrojusto

The Kirchner Impact Foundation, through its Kirchner Fellowship Mexico program, announced today that it has completed an investment in Agrojusto, a digital platform that connects small producers with customers.

Kirchner Fellowship HBCU Cohort Informational Webinar

On April 5, 2023 The Kirchner Impact Foundation (KIF) and The Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR) hosted an informational webinar about the Kirchner Fellowship HBCU Program. If you are interested in watching the recording you can watch it here.

Partnership Aims to Increase Diversity Among Venture Capitalists

Kirchner Fellowship HBCU Program Empowers Students to Become Ag-Tech Impact Investors

Kirchner Fellowship Announces Inaugural Costa Rican Cohort in Collaboration with CRUSA

The Kirchner Fellowship, an initiative of the Kirchner Impact Foundation, today announced the selection of its Fellows for the inaugural Costa Rica Program in collaboration with the Costa Rica- United States Foundation for Cooperation (CRUSA).

Kirchner Impact Foundation participates in Cornell University research

Study exploring the role of agtech intermediaries in advancing sustainability transitions among agtech ventures

Kirchner Impact Foundation Announces Investment in Innovative Irrigation Monitoring Service

PONCE provides instant equipment performance information to farmers through a simple-to-use app