Food insecurity consequences have devastating ripple effect on Kansas City

Contact: Jennifer Sykes Phone: (816) 241-7006 Kansas City, MO — Nearly 145,000 Kansas City Metro area households don’t know where their next meal is coming from. And because the rate of food insecurity has continued to increase nationally — by almost a third since 2007 — its negative impact continues to expand. The Health Care Foundation […]


HCF awards $297,112 in applicant defined grants

Contact: Jennifer Sykes Phone: (816) 241-7006 Kansas City, MO — The Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City (HCF) has awarded seven nonprofit organizations a total of $297,112 in applicant defined grants (ADG) during the month of September. HCF reviewed 16 proposals totaling $902,153 for this funding round. The following grants were awarded in September […]


HCF awards $371,000 in applicant defined grants

Contact: Jennifer Sykes Phone: (816) 241-7006 Kansas City, MO —The Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City (HCF) has awarded eight nonprofit organizations a total of $371,000 in applicant defined grants (ADG) during the month of August. HCF reviewed 17 proposals totaling $786,173 for this funding round. The following grants were awarded in August 2017: […]


HCF announces participants in Healthy Communities Leadership Academy

Contact: Jennifer Sykes Phone: (816) 241-7006 Kansas City, MO — The Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City (HCF) has announced the 15 participants in its Healthy Communities Leadership Academy. The Leadership Academy is a yearlong program focused on adaptive and civic leadership development for up to 15 individuals currently working on (or interested in […]


HCF awards $4.25 million in mental health grants

Contact: Jennifer Sykes Phone: (816) 241-7006 Kansas City, MO — The Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City (HCF) is proud to award $4.25 million in grants to 30 nonprofit organization through our 2017 mental health funding. Projects address improved capacity, access and quality of mental health services. “We are proud to partner with these […]


HCF awards $746,000 in Applicant Defined Grants

Kansas City, MO — The Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City (HCF) has awarded 17 nonprofit organizations a total of $746,000 in Applicant Defined Grants (ADG) during the months of June and July. In June, HCF reviewed 26 ADG proposals totaling $1.3 million in requests and awarded nine organizations a total of $371,000. In July, […]


Initiative promotes civic, voter engagement to improve health outcomes

To help engage more Kansans in the democratic process, the Kansas Health Foundation (KHF) is making civic and voter engagement a funding priority for vulnerable groups. This priority is coming to life through a multi-state partnership to engage populations that are new to the political process and connect the importance of voting with long-term health. […]


HCF celebrates the graduates of the 2016 Healthy Communities Leadership Academy

Kansas City, MO –  The Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City (HCF) recently held a graduation ceremony to recognize the completion of the 2016 class of the Healthy Communities Leadership Academy. HCF’s Leadership Academy helps develop a critical mass of change agents, local expertise and field capacity to effect policy and community environment changes […]


HCF awards $2.65 million in Healthy Communities grants

Kansas City, MO — The Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City (HCF) is proud to award $2.65 million in grants to 24 nonprofit organizations through our 2017 Healthy Communities funding. The grants will support environments and policies that promote opportunities for healthy eating, active living and tobacco use prevention. “One of the best ways […]




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