Recognition Grant Applications Available

Applications are now available for the Fall 2014 cycle of the Foundation's Recognition Grants program. Complete information about the program, including eligibility, how to apply and how to register for an informational webinar, is available here.

New analysis defines severity of tobacco use among those with mental illness

A new report by RTI International and funded by the Kansas Health Foundation confirmed the smoking rate among Kansas adults with mental illness is more than twice the smoking rate among adults without mental illness. To view the full report and the official news release about the study, please visit our page discussing the connection between tobacco and mental illness.

KHF Releases Latest Annual Report

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

KHF awards nearly $2 million in healthy living grants

In continuing its efforts to support healthy living among Kansans, the Kansas Health Foundation has awarded a total of nearly $2 million in grants to 22 organizations working to improve healthy eating, active living and tobacco prevention in the state. To learn more about the grant program and see a full list of recipients, please view the official news release.

Spring Recognition Grant Recipients Announced

Through the spring 2014 cycle of KHF Recognition Grants, approximately $1.2 million will be provided to support 66 organizations doing innovative and meaningful work to make Kansas a healthier place. To see a complete list of recipients, please view the official news release. Further details about each funded grant can be found here.

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Kansas Statewide Worksite Wellness Initiative


The Foundation is seeking a partner organization to manage and help plan the Kansas Statewide Worksite Wellness initiative. Through this initiative, KHF will fund an organization with the capacity to support businesses and organizations to create healthier worksites through policy, systems and environmental change.

Recognition Grants

The Kansas Health Foundation is now accepting Recognition Grant applications for the September 15 application deadline. Read on to learn about the application process and how to apply.

Applicants must be nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations, government entities, or a church, and be located within Kansas.

Supporting Tobacco-Free Campuses


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 click below.

Health Happenings eNewsletter


Each month, the Foundation publishes the electronic newsletter Health Happenings.

Through this publication, important health topics can be covered, and the great work of grantees can be highlighted.

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