The year 2019 saw KHF continue its efforts to improved access to care, encourage healthy behaviors, develop civic and community engagement and strive for higher educational attainment.
In 2018, the Kansas Health Foundation was privileged to continue its work to improve the health of all Kansans. With more than $23 million in qualifying distributions, KHF supported communities and organizations throughout the year.
Read this publication to learn more about the 20-year, $60 million Giving Resources to Our World (GROW) initiative.
This KHF Data Book is designed to present public health data–from credible, reliable public sources like America’s Health Rankings, KIDS COUNT, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment–in a timely, visual manner.
In 2017, the Kansas Health Foundation was privileged to provide more than $23,000,000 in qualifying distributions and approved more than $36,000,000 in new grants to strategic partners and initiatives throughout Kansas.
Through crowdsourcing and message research, the top talking points regarding healthy foods and physical activity have been gathered within this guide. Originally designed for use by participants in the KHF Healthy Communities Initiative, it can be used by any individual or group working on these topics.
The best public health strategies include disease prevention and protection, as well as health promotion and healthy public policy. The purpose of this guidebook is to support the Healthy Communities Initiative (HCI) grantees with media and marketing strategies to influence local health policy and behavioral change in their communities and across the state.
In our annual tribute to recipients of KHF Recognition Grants, this report highlights grantees doing innovative and impactful work in communities throughout our state.
To coincide with the public unveiling of the new Kansas Leadership Center and Kansas Health Foundation Conference Center, the Leadership for a Healthy Kansas report looks back at the origins of the Foundation’s funding for leadership development initiatives.
To highlight a sampling of the grantees who received funding in 2012, this report is designed to give you an all-access pass, via a guidebook tour, to eight different programs making a difference and changing lives.
Since its inception in 1995, the Kansas Health Institute (KHI) has provided policymakers in Kansas with high-quality, objective research and data to help inform important policy decisions throughout Kansas.
Every month, our electronic newsletter, Health Happenings, features a story about a focus area, grant, partnership or program involving the Foundation.