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Kansas Health Foundation awards $1.4 million to improve health across the state 

The Kansas Health Foundation (KHF) has recently awarded more than $1.4 million to 61 Kansas organizations for capacity-building support and health-improvement projects.

November 10, 2017

Health foundations award $2.25 million to organizations improving health outcomes and promoting civic and voter engagement 

The Kansas Health Foundation (KHF) is pleased to announce 10 organizations will be receiving a total of $2.25 million as part of a multi-state partnership initiative, which will engage populations that are new to the political process by connecting the importance of voting and civic engagement with long-term health.

October 31, 2017

KHF provides $800,000 to improve healthy living in Kansas 

The Kansas Health Foundation recently awarded grants totaling nearly $800,000 to eight Kansas organizations focused on providing access to healthy food, increasing physical activity, decreasing tobacco use and improving access to care.

August 31, 2017

KHF dedicates more than $4 million to healthy food access 

To help create a system that supports efforts improving food access, the Kansas Health Foundation (KHF) will be providing approximately $4.2 million for the Kansas Healthy Food Initiative (KHFI).

August 25, 2017

Initiative promotes voter engagement to improve health outcomes 

To help engage more Kansans in the democratic process, the Kansas Health Foundation (KHF) is making voter engagement a funding priority for vulnerable groups.

July 27, 2017

Final Friday art exhibit at KLC-KHF Conference Center 

The Kansas Health Foundation will be hosting a Final Friday event from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on July 28, 2017 titled, “The Picture of Health.”


July 20, 2017

KHF grant program provides more than $550,000 in first half of 2017 

The Kansas Health Foundation has awarded approximately $550,000 to 24 organizations across the state in an effort to build capacity to reduce health disparities through its Impact and Capacity Grants (ICG) Initiative.

July 8, 2017

KHF invests nearly $5 million for healthier Kansas communities 

Eighteen (18) Kansas communities will be receiving a total of nearly $5 million in funding through the Healthy Communities Initiative: Improving Health Equity in Kansas.

June 5, 2017

Van Hersh named KHF VP for Programs 

Deanna Van Hersh has been promoted to the title of vice president for programs at the Kansas Health Foundation.

March 21, 2017

KHF awards recognition grants to support 48 community health efforts 

Through its fall 2016 cycle of Recognition Grants, the Kansas Health Foundation has provided more than $900,000 in grants to help organizations across the state accomplish 48 projects to help improve the health of Kansans.

December 5, 2016

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