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KHF announces recipients of 2021 Impact and Capacity Grants Initiative

August 2, 2021

Media Contact Ashley Booker, (316) 491-8414

WICHITA, Kan. – Eighty-four organizations were recently selected as grant recipients of the Kansas Health Foundation’s (KHF) 2021 Impact and Capacity Grants (ICG) initiative.

The ICG initiative provides one-year grants up to $25,000 to support either impactful projects or organizational capacity-building efforts of nonprofits mission-aligned with KHF and working within at least one of its four impact areas.

Due to overwhelming response, KHF closed the $2 million initiative a month after it opened. KHF fielded 132 funding proposals totaling $3.14 million before closing the application process.

The following organizations have been selected as 2021 ICG recipients (listed by region served):

STATEWIDE:

BeMoreLikeClaire – $25,000

Camp Wood YMCA – $25,000

Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland – $24,755

Jobs for America’s Graduates – Kansas – $25,000

Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters – $25,000

Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition – $24,864

Kansas Department for Children and Families – $24,354

Kansas Parents as Teachers Association – $19,915

Safehome – $25,000

United WE – 25,000

Wichita’s Littlest Heroes – $18,000

NORTH CENTRAL:

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Salina – $20,000

Kansas State University – $25,000

Live Well Geary County – $25,000

Main Street Ministries – $24,000

Riley County Health Department – $25,000

USD 435 Abilene School District – $9,000

NORTHEAST:

Art as Mentorship – $25,000

Center of Grace – $13,446

CleanAirNow Association – $25,000

Climate and Energy Project – $25,000

Community Housing of Wyandotte County – $25,000

Douglas County CASA Program – $25,000

Elizabeth Ballard Community Center – $25,000

Eudora Schools Foundation – $25,000

Forest Park Conference and Retreat Center – $6,154

Frankfort Community Care Home – $25,000

Friends of Johnson County Developmental Supports – $23,663

Greater Kansas City Community Foundation – $25,000

Groundwork Northeast Revitalization Group – $25,000

Lawrence Community Food Alliance dba Sunrise Project – $25,000

Mercy and Truth Medical Missions – $25,000

Midland Care Connection – $25,000

Mo Kan 20/20 Vision dba 20/20 Leadership – $24,689

Shawnee County Medical Society Foundation – $25,000

Sheltered Living dba SLI – $25,000

Topeka Justice Unity and Ministry Project – $25,000

USD 500 Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools – $25,000

Wyandot Center for Community Behavioral Healthcare – $25,000

NORTHWEST:

Barton County – $24,115

Cheyenne County Village – $24,600

Gove County Medical Center – $25,000

Topside Manor – $24,980

Valley Hope Association – $25,000

SOUTH CENTRAL:

American Baptist Estates dba Prairie Homestead – $24,780

Arc of Sedgwick County – $25,000

Catholic Charities – $25,000

Children First: CEO Kansas – $19,459

Children’s Mercy Hospital – $25,000

Down Syndrome Society of Wichita – $24,250

Episcopal Social Services – $24,310

Giving the Basics Wichita – $25,000

GraceMed Health Clinic – $25,000

Guadalupe Clinic – $16,600

ICT SOS – $25,000

International Rescue Committee – $24,750

Kansas Hispanic Education & Development Foundation – $24,750

League of Women Voters Topeka – Shawnee County (for LWV Wichita – Metro) – $10,500

Mayflower Clinic – $25,000

Raise My Head Foundation – $25,000

St. Patrick Catholic Church – $24,546

The Pando Initiative – $25,000

USD 465 Winfield Public Schools – $25,000

Via Christi Foundation – $25,000

Workforce Alliance of South Central Kansas – $25,000

SOUTHEAST

City of Erie – $24,794

Crawford County Mental Health Center – $25,000

Humanity House Foundation – $25,000

Humboldt Daycare & Preschool dba The Growing Place – $25,000

Integrated Behavioral Technologies – $25,000

Kansas State Research and Extension – Cherokee County – $22,600

SOUTHWEST:

Finney County United Way – $25,000

Mosaic – $24,916

Real Men Real Leaders – $25,000

Rural Education and Workforce Alliance – $23,600

Stafford County Economic Development – $25,000

United Methodist Western Kansas Mexican-American Ministries dba Genesis Family Health – $25,000

Western Kansas Community Foundation – $25,000

VARIOUS REGIONS:

Center for Counseling and Consultation – $25,000 (Regions: North Central, Southwest and Northwest Kansas)

Emporia State University Foundation – $23,610 (Regions: Southwest, Southeast and Northeast Kansas)

ERC Resource & Referral dba Child Care Aware of Eastern Kansas – $25,000 (Regions: South Central, North Central, Southeast and Northeast Kansas)

Melven O. Kuder Senior Center Association – $5,000 (Southwest and Northwest Kansas)

Western Kansas Child Advocacy Center – $25,000 (Southwest and Northwest Kansas)

Wichita State University Foundation – $25,000 (South Central and Southwest Kansas)

 

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