General News Archive

Partnership working to commemorate 1958 Dockum Sit-In 

The Kansas Health Foundation and the Kansas African American Museum are joining with other local partners in an effort to commemorate the 1958 youth-led lunch counter sit-in at the Dockum Drugstore.

June 9, 2016

Seven Kansas organizations selected for Kansas Health Foundation’s Tobacco Treatment and Recovery in Behavioral Health grant 

With more than $1.4 million, KHF will support seven organizations within the behavioral health system to shift toward being tobacco-free as well as advocate for increased coverage and usage of tobacco-dependence treatment benefits.

May 26, 2016

New report examines civic and political engagement in Kansas 

From voting in local elections to volunteerism and participation in public meetings, a new report examines the strength of civic engagement and civic health in Kansas.

May 5, 2016

KHF awards funding for voter participation initiatives 

Five organizations from across the state have received grant funding from the Kansas Health Foundation to support efforts related to increasing voter participation during the upcoming election cycle.

May 5, 2016

KHF accepting proposals for tobacco and behavioral health grant 

Smoking remains a leading cause of preventable death and illness in Kansas

January 28, 2016

KHF Statement on Child Nutrition Standards 

A statement by KHF President and CEO Steve Coen regarding the bi-partisan agreement recently reached at the federal level on child nutrition programs.

January 25, 2016

Major Health Foundations of Kansas Urge Legislators, Governor to Expand KanCare 

The six major health foundations in Kansas are urging the expansion of KanCare (Medicaid) in the state.

December 9, 2015

Latest cycle of KHF recognition grants to fund 36 community health projects 

Through its fall 2015 cycle of Recognition Grants, the Kansas Health Foundation has provided more than $685,000 in grants to help organizations across the state accomplish 36 projects that intend to improve the health and wellness of Kansans.

December 7, 2015

KHF initiative awards funding for water projects 

Through the Improving Public Health Through Access to and Consumption of Water initiative, the Kansas Health Foundation is funding five organizations across the state, selected during a competitive grant application process, to improve health outcomes by improving Kansans’ access to water.

December 2, 2015

Webster joins Kansas Health Foundation as new chief financial officer 

Stephen Webster has joined the Kansas Health Foundation as its new chief financial officer.

November 30, 2015

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