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.
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.Read More
The Healthy Living Grants Initiative will use a Request for Proposal (RFP) process to fund up to ten nonprofit and government organizations to implement interventions focused on achieving improvements for at-risk populations within four of KHF’s focus areas.Learn More
Eighteen (18) Kansas communities will be receiving a total of nearly $5 million in funding through the Healthy Communities Initiative: Improving Health Equity in Kansas.
Deanna Van Hersh has been promoted to the title of vice president for programs at the Kansas Health Foundation.
Through its fall 2016 cycle of Recognition Grants, the Kansas Health Foundation has provided more than $900,000 in grants to help organizations across the state accomplish 48 projects to help improve the health of Kansans.
June 7, 2018 - June 8, 2018
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.
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.
Every month, our electronic newsletter, Health Happenings, features a story about a focus area, grant, partnership or program involving the Foundation.