General News Archive

Ten organizations receive funding to promote policies and practices supporting breastfeeding 

Ten Kansas organizations and agencies have received funding totaling approximately $1 million through the Kansas Breastfeeding Initiative.

August 7, 2015

Coen comments on Sedgwick County budget proposal 

A letter regarding the Sedgwick County budget proposal.

August 4, 2015

KHF to fund up to $2 million for clean drinking water grants 

The Kansas Health Foundation (KHF) is accepting requests for proposals (RFPs) to fund organizations that will improve health outcomes by improving Kansans’ access to clean, safe drinking water.

July 30, 2015

KHF’s Coen issues statement on new Mission: Readiness report 

Steve Coen issues a statement about new report.

July 15, 2015

Five Organizations receive KHF Community Engagement grants 

Five community organizations in Kansas have been awarded grants of $250,000 each through the Community Engagement Initiative to support resident-led efforts to improve health.

June 29, 2015

KHF recognition grants to support community health efforts for organizations across Kansas 

The Kansas Health Foundation has provided more than $1.1 million in grants to help organizations across the state accomplish 58 projects that intend to improve the health and wellness of Kansans.

June 3, 2015

Survey: 76% of Kansas public school parents support healthy school nutrition standards 

Seven out of 10 voters and public school parents in Kansas support requiring public schools to meet the national nutrition standards for school meals, according to a new survey conducted by The Pew Charitable Trusts.

April 23, 2015

Kansas Health Consortium receives national SHAPE America award 

The Kansas Health Consortium received the Presidential Citation for Meritorious Service from SHAPE America.

March 19, 2015

KSDE announces goal of 20 percent growth for summer meal program 

More than 200 leaders (covering more than 64 percent of Kansas counties) gathered Monday at the Kansas Leadership Center-Kansas Health Foundation Conference Center to identify barriers and solutions to childhood hunger in Kansas.

January 27, 2015

Statewide meeting to be held regarding summer meal participation 

The Kansas Department of Education (KSDE) is hosting a Summer Meals Summit in Wichita to hear from civic leaders, parks and recreation, educators, faith-based organizations and more, about best practices as well as barriers to participation.

January 8, 2015

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