Resources

The Kansas Health Foundation is committed to utilizing health data and research from organizations and reports across the country. Within our general resources section, you can find access to these reports, and learn more about the information KHF uses to make its organizational direction and grantmaking decisions. Our organization also publishes reports highlighting program completions, partner activities and outstanding grantee achievements. These can be found in the "Publications" section below.

General Resources

County Health Rankings (2018) 

The annual Rankings provide a revealing snapshot of how health is influenced by where we live, learn, work and play. They provide a starting point for change in communities.

March 26, 2018

America’s Health Rankings 2017 

The 2017 report looks at 35 measures covering behaviors, community and environment, policy, clinical care and outcomes data. The report also serves as a benchmark for states – and the nation – to measure progress, identify emerging trends and drive action for improving public health.

January 18, 2018

State of Obesity Report 2017 

After increasing steadily for decades, the national childhood obesity rate has leveled off, but it is still alarmingly high compared with to a generation ago. For this report, Kansas was the only state in the nation to decrease its obesity rate. Learn more!

September 11, 2017

County Health Rankings (2017) 

The annual Rankings provide a revealing snapshot of how health is influenced by where we live, learn, work and play. They provide a starting point for change in communities.

March 30, 2017

Publications

Annual Report 2016 

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.

April 25, 2017

HCI Key Message Guide 

Through crowdsourcing and message research, the top talking points regarding healthy foods and physical activity have been gathered within this guide. Originally designed for use by participants in the KHF Healthy Communities Initiative, it can be used by any individual or group working on these topics.

September 1, 2016

The Big Green Guide 

The best public health strategies include disease prevention and protection, as well as health promotion and healthy public policy. The purpose of this guidebook is to support the Healthy Communities Initiative (HCI) grantees with media and marketing strategies to influence local health policy and behavioral change in their communities and across the state.

September 7, 2014

Recognition Grant Report (2013) 

In our annual tribute to recipients of KHF Recognition Grants, this report highlights grantees doing innovative and impactful work in communities throughout our state.

December 7, 2013

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