Improving
The Health
Of All Kansans

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KHF is committed to our mission of improving the health of all Kansans. Every day we seek to make progress in five key impact areas (access to care, physical activity, healthy food access, civic engagement and tobacco use). Throughout this section, we provide details of how we’re trying to make these impacts, including through two primary program areas: Health Equity and Civic Health.

Health Equity

Tremendous differences in health outcomes still exist for many groups and communities. KHF is working to reduce health disparities related to social and economic factors.

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Civic Health

Civic health is a measure of the well-being of a community, state, or nation. KHF is working to engage Kansans to improve the health of our state.

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Kansas Health Foundation awards $1.4 million to improve health across the state 

The Kansas Health Foundation (KHF) has recently awarded more than $1.4 million to 61 Kansas organizations for capacity-building support and health-improvement projects.

November 10, 2017

Health foundations award $2.25 million to organizations improving health outcomes and promoting civic and voter engagement 

The Kansas Health Foundation (KHF) is pleased to announce 10 organizations will be receiving a total of $2.25 million as part of a multi-state partnership initiative, which will engage populations that are new to the political process by connecting the importance of voting and civic engagement with long-term health.

October 31, 2017

KHF provides $800,000 to improve healthy living in Kansas 

The Kansas Health Foundation recently awarded grants totaling nearly $800,000 to eight Kansas organizations focused on providing access to healthy food, increasing physical activity, decreasing tobacco use and improving access to care.

August 31, 2017

Kansas Health Foundation Symposium – 2018 (Save the Date)

June 7, 2018 - June 8, 2018

Wichita, Kan.

Save the Date of June 7-8, 2018, for the third Kansas Health Foundation Symposium. Past Symposiums have included nationally known speakers and dynamic discussions as we seek to convene interested and active Kansans to discuss how to make KHF’s work more impactful and how to tackle some of the major health issues facing Kansas.

Annual Report 2016 

The 2016 Kansas Health Foundation annual report includes information on the organization’s finances, grantmaking and people. We invite you to learn more about KHF.

April 25, 2017

America’s Health Rankings 

For 27 years, America’s Health Rankings® Annual Report has served as the nation’s source for trends in nationwide public health and state-by-state rankings.

March 13, 2017

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Every month, our electronic newsletter, Health Happenings, features a story about a focus area, grant, partnership or program involving the Foundation.