Impact and Capacity Grants

The Impact and Capacity Grants Initiative replaces the Recognition Grant Program, to fund efforts that align with the KHF goal of reducing health disparities. The Impact and Capacity Grants Initiative is focused on two categories — impact grants (work in key health impact areas) or capacity-building grants (to build nonprofit capacity to address health disparities).  This is an open application process, starting February 1, 2017, and is open through September 15, 2017, or until all 2017 funds are awarded.  Grants are limited to a maximum of $25,000 and one grant award per year. To learn more, read on or view the Frequently Asked Questions.

When to apply: Proposals accepted between February 1, 2017, and September 15, 2017, or until all funds are awarded. (An organization may apply for only one of the two proposal categories)

Grant Amount: Up to $25,000

Timeline: Applicants notified within 45 days of proposal submission

Contact: Blair Weibert, KHF Program Assistant, at 316-262-7676 or bweibert@khf.org

Download the 2017 Impact and Capacity Grants Initiative RFP

*Submitting an Impact Grant Proposal

  1. Read the Impact and Capacity Grants Initiative RFP
  2. Review the Impact Grant Proposal Instructions
  3. Download the Budget and Narrative Template and Overall Proposal Revenue Table**
  4. Begin a new online Impact Grant Proposal or return to your saved Impact Grant Proposal

*Submitting a Capacity Building Grant Proposal

  1. Read the Impact and Capacity Grants Initiative RFP
  2. Review the Capacity Building Grant Proposal Instructions
  3. Download the Budget and Narrative Template and Overall Proposal Revenue Table**
  4. Begin a new online Capacity Building Grant Proposal or return to your saved Capacity Building Grant Proposal

*For both of the grant types listed above: 1) Proposals must be submitted using KHF’s online proposal system, and 2) Approved proposals must agree to receive funds via electronic funds transfer.

**Applicants are only required to fill out the “Overall Proposal Revenue Table” if other revenue sources are supporting the project.

Awarded Impact and Capacity Grants

United Community Services of Johnson County ($25,000)

UCS’ vision for capacity building is to achieve collective impact by increasing access to and equitable distribution of health and human services for residents throughout Johnson County.

Child Care Aware ($25,000)

Child Care Aware will work with content experts to analyze the organization’s current fundraising, marketing, and communications strategies. Alongside their strategic plan, this review will help them examine gaps and opportunities to engage and outreach new populations.

Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition ($24,486)

By having a strategic plan, a succession plan for the Executive Director and a full financial audit, the KBC will be able to chart a course towards a state where breastfeeding is normal and supported for all Kansans by working collaboratively to promote, protect and support breastfeeding to address health equity needs.

 

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