A new study, funded by the Foundation, indicates that, on average, students who are physically fit score above standard on Kansas state assessments in reading and math and miss fewer days of school. The K-FIT initiative is a project of Healthy Kansas Schools, and tracks fitness and academic indicators of school children in Kansas. To learn more about this initiative and its results, please click here.
Applications are now available for the spring 2014 cycle of Recognition Grants. To learn more about the program, submit an application or register for an information webinar, please click here.
The Foundation has opened a new Request for Proposals (RFP) application process for the Healthy Living Grants program, designed to fund organizations and initiatives supporting the implementation of policy, systems or environmental interventions in the areas of healthy eating, active living and tobacco use prevention. To learn more about this RFP, please click here.
Community leaders, program participants and organizational partners gathered in Wichita recently for the grand opening of the Kansas Leadership Center and Kansas Health Foundation Conference Center. To learn more, please view a photo album from the grand opening or watch a video about the new building. More information can also be found on a video or in the publication about the Foundation's funding of leadership initiatives through the years.
Through its fall 2013 cycle of Recognition Grants, the Foundation is providing more than $900,000 in grants to help organizations across the state accomplish 51 projects that intend to improve the health and wellness of Kansans. To learn more, please view the grant announcement news release, see a full list of funded projects or read more about the Recognition Grant program.