General News Archive

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

Kansans honored as KHF Civic Health Heroes 

This year, 19 Kansans are being honored as Civic Health Heroes, as part of ongoing efforts by KHF to recognize individuals who make a difference in the lives of those around them.

May 29, 2018

Health foundations award $2.47 million to organizations improving health outcomes and promoting civic and voter engagement 

The Kansas Health Foundation (KHF) is pleased to announce 11 organizations will be receiving a total of $2.47 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.

May 1, 2018

KHF loan/grant funding supports greater access to healthy food 

Four rural Kansas communities have recently been awarded a total of $135,000 through the first round of the Kansas Health Foundation’s Kansas Healthy Food Initiative (KHFI).

April 6, 2018

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

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

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