General News Archive

KHF board approves $5.325 million for COVID-19 relief response 

The Kansas Health Foundation board of directors recently approved $5.325 million in grant funding to support statewide COVID-19 efforts that provide access to health care, address food insecurity, and assist the United Way of the Plains with pandemic response.

April 17, 2020

KHF opens $2 million Impact and Capacity Grants – COVID 19 Initiative 

On April 13, the Kansas Health Foundation (KHF) will begin accepting applications for the 2020 Impact and Capacity Grants (ICG) Initiative, focused on COVID-19 response and recovery.

April 10, 2020

KHF COVID-19 Response: Flexibility for grantees, change in ICG focus 

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.

March 30, 2020

Kansas food policy councils to benefit from KHF support 

The Kansas Health Foundation is awarding $750,000 to KC Healthy Kids to help establish local, regional and state food policy councils to further improve access and consumption of healthy food and beverages across the state. KC Healthy Kids will assume responsibility for the Kansas Alliance for Wellness (KAW), which is focused on providing food policy training and technical assistance to local communities.

January 27, 2020

KHF funding helps expand Double Up Food Bucks program 

Beginning in January, the Kansas Health Foundation (KHF) will support a program to bring healthy food to families in need and funnel dollars to local farmers and economies.

January 13, 2020

KHF awards $1.6 million to improve health in Kansas 

Through its Impact and Capacity Grants (ICG) program, the Kansas Health Foundation (KHF) recently awarded more than $1.6 million to 70 Kansas non-profit or government organizations for health-improvement projects and organizational capacity building.

November 5, 2019

Robinson named president and CEO of Kansas Health Foundation 

Reginald L. Robinson has been named president and CEO of the Kansas Health Foundation (KHF), a statewide philanthropy based in Wichita. His appointment is effective Dec. 1, 2019. Robinson currently serves as Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs at the University of Kansas.

September 27, 2019

KHF awards health improvement grants to 17 organizations 

The Kansas Health Foundation (KHF) has awarded more than $362,000 to 17 organizations across the state in an effort to build capacity to reduce health disparities through its Impact and Capacity Grants (ICG) Initiative.

August 8, 2019

Lennen to serve as Interim CEO following Coen retirement 

Michael Lennen, former Kansas Health Foundation Board Chair, will serve as interim CEO when Steve Coen retires July 31.

July 17, 2019

Lennen, Shank honored for years of board service 

Michael Lennen, who has served for nine years, including three as chair, and Donna Shank, who has also served nine years, including a term as vice chair, have recently transitioned off the Kansas Health Foundation (KHF) Board of Directors.

July 8, 2019

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