In early 2019, the Kansas Health Foundation initiated the Sparking Imaginations, Building Literacy grant, providing $1 million over three years in partnership with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library (DPIL).
The Kansas Health Foundation’s Board of Directors recently approved $1.1 million for Phase 2 of the foundation’s Tobacco Treatment and Recovery in Behavioral Health initiative.
Twelve projects in 10 counties were approved during the first year of the Kansas Health Foundation’s Kansas Healthy Food Initiative (KHFI).
The Kansas Health Foundation (KHF) introduced a new community loan initiative called Kansas Community Investment Fund (KCIF), aimed at helping provide gap funding for community impact projects.
The Kansas Health Foundation (KHF) launched a new initiative in March aimed at building community capacity to address economic development–the Kansas Community Philanthropy Innovators Network (KCPIN).
The Kansas Health Foundation (KHF) recently awarded $300,000 to the University of Kansas to develop funding proposals that bring new resources to Kansas communities.
The Kansas Health Foundation (KHF) recently awarded the League of Kansas Municipalities approximately $500,000 for a statewide educational campaign on the importance of the 2020 Census.
The Kansas Health Foundation (KHF) launched Can’t Wait to Read, a statewide campaign showing parents and caregivers why their kids need to experience reading, starting when they are just a few months old. The campaign also elevates the abundant reading resources available across the state and lets parents know they have what it takes to give their kids a successful future.
Recently, the Kansas Health Foundation (KHF) awarded nearly $2 million to 86 Kansas organizations for health-improvement projects and organizational capacity building.
Every month, our electronic newsletter, Health Happenings, features a story about a focus area, grant, partnership or program involving the Foundation.