In our effort to provide maximum support to our grantees as they work to respond to the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis, we are offering a range administrative relief and increased flexibility that we hope will be meaningful for them during this challenging time. KHF is taking the following steps, effective immediately:
IMPACT AND CAPACITY GRANTS
In addition, our KHF 2020 Impact and Capacity Grants (ICG), totaling $2 million, have been repurposed to focus on supporting COVID-19 response efforts in Kansas. Grants of up to $25,000 will be awarded to eligible nonprofits. We are working to create a simple application, with the broader criteria and an expedited process; we will make applications for this funding available to you very soon. Please watch the KHF website, social media and other announcements for this ICG information.
We encourage you to contact your program officer if you have any questions about your grant.
The Kansas Health Foundation is based in Wichita, but statewide in its focus. With a mission to improve the health of all Kansans, KHF envisions a culture in which every Kansan can make healthy choices where they live, work and play. To achieve this, KHF focuses its work in four impact areas: access to affordable health care, healthy behaviors, civic and community engagement and educational attainment. During its history, KHF has provided more than $500 million in grants to Kansas communities and organizations, and looks forward to working toward its mission and vision for many years to come.
Every month, our electronic newsletter, Health Happenings, features a story about a focus area, grant, partnership or program involving the Foundation.