KHF, TKAAM partner to commemorate 1958 Dockum Sit-In

The Kansas Health Foundation and the Kansas African American Museum are joining with other local partners in an effort to commemorate the 1958 youth-led lunch counter sit-in at the Dockum Drugstore. To learn more this effort, please see the official news release, or read this story in the Wichita Eagle.

New research examines Kansans’ possible voting behavior in upcoming elections

As part of his appearance at the 2016 Kansas Health Foundation Symposium, international pollster and trend analyst John Zogby released the results of a Kansas-specific voter behavior poll conducted by his firm. To learn more about the poll, please read the official news release or view the complete poll results in presentation form.

KHF awards recognition grants to support 53 community health efforts

Through its spring 2016 cycle of Recognition Grants, the Kansas Health Foundation has provided more than $1 million in grants to help organizations across the state accomplish 53 projects to help improve the health of Kansans. To learn more about these grants, please read the official news release.

Kansas Civic Health Index Released

The Kansas Civic Health Index, a new report developed in partnership between KHF and the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC), has been released. This analysis examines civic health in Kansas with a specific focus on civic engagement of Kansans with different levels of income, education and racial/ethnic backgrounds. To learn more and view the report, click here.

Five organizations receive KHF Civic Engagement Grants

Five organizations, representing geographic areas in Sedgwick, Wyandotte and Shawnee Counties, have received mini-grants through this KHF initiative to support efforts related to increasing voter participation during the upcoming election cycle. To learn more about these grantees, who will be supporting non-partisan voter engagement strategies, through the official news release.

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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.

Food Policy Councils


KHF is interested in funding publicly-appointed food policy councils (FPCs) to support planning for, or implementation of, local policy strategies to increase the access to and consumption of healthy foods and beverages. To learn more, please click below.

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