General News Archive

New KHF initiative focuses on impact investment loans 

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.

April 9, 2019

New KHF initiative builds upon community foundation partnerships 

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).

April 4, 2019

KHF provides $300,000 in national grant-writing assistance for Kansas organizations 

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.

March 15, 2019

KHF awards $500,000 for 2020 Census education campaign, promotion 

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.

March 12, 2019

Coen to retire after 31 years at KHF 

Kansas Health Foundation President and CEO Steve Coen has announced plans to retire effective July 31, 2019.

February 28, 2019

KHF launches new literacy campaign “Can’t Wait to Read” 

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.

February 18, 2019

KHF awards nearly $2 million to improve health in Kansas 

Recently, the Kansas Health Foundation (KHF) awarded nearly $2 million to 86 Kansas organizations for health-improvement projects and organizational capacity building.

December 11, 2018

KHF celebrates 20 years of community foundation partnerships 

The Kansas Health Foundation (KHF) recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of its $60 million, multi-phase initiative: Giving Resources to Our World (GROW).


October 17, 2018

Hill joins KHF Board of Directors 

Don Hill, former Kansas State Representative and retired Emporia small business owner has joined the Kansas Health Foundation Board of Directors.

July 2, 2018

KHF releases state demographic report 

The population of Kansas is growing more slowly than the population of the U.S. as a whole, and it is aging, becoming increasingly diverse and concentrating in urban areas, according to a new study released by the Kansas Health Foundation.

June 12, 2018

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