The Kansas Health Foundation's 2013 annual report is now online. In this report, readers can view a detailed list of every grant approved by the Foundation during 2013, and through balance sheets and charts, see an in-depth picture of the Foundation's financials. View Report
Registration is now open for the inaugural Kansas Health Foundation Symposium. The Symposium will be June 5 and 6 at the Kansas Leadership Center and Kansas Health Foundation Conference Center. Complete details, speaker bios, relevant fees and registration forms are all available at the official Symposium registration site.
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.
Twenty-six community garden projects from around the state of Kansas have been chosen as grant recipients through the Kansas Community Gardens Program, a joint initiative of the Kansas Health Foundation and K-State Research and Extension. To see a list of all recipients, please view the official news release or visit the Kansas Community Gardens homepage.
The Foundation has released an RFP to provide funds to institutions of higher education to plan and implement policies that strengthen wellness and create a comprehensive tobacco-free environment. To learn more, please visit our informational page on tobacco-free campuses.