Through its spring 2015 cycle of Recognition Grants, KHF is providing more than $1.1 million to organizations across Kansas to accomplish 58 different community health projects. To learn more about this cycle's recipients, please view the official news release or expanded descriptions of the funded projects.
In order to build a culture of health in Kansas, we must ensure every Kansans can make healthy choices where they live, work and play. To further these efforts, KHF has launched a new microsite to highlight many of our current healthy living initiatives, as well as to show how changes in policies, systems or environments can lead to better health, Check it out here.
KHF has launched a new effort, Team up for Kansas Kids, to facilitate positive collaboration between schools and families across the state and provide interactive wellness resources. To learn more about this effort, and take a pledge to help make schools in your community a healthier place, please visit the official Team Up website.
Turn a Page, Touch a Mind, the statewide early literacy program managed by the Kansas Pediatric Foundation, has reached its 10th anniversary. During its time in existence, this program, supported by the Kansas Health Foundation and generous donors throughout the state, has provided more than 500,000 books to Kansas families. More information about the anniversary of TAP-TAM can be found by viewing this video or reading the official news release.
KHF is interested in funding publicly-appointed food policy councils (FPCs) to support planning for, or implementation of, local policy strategies to increase the access to and consumption of healthy foods and beverages. To learn more, click here.