Moving Health Forward
By focusing on people most in need, Health Forward Foundation works to transform communities so everyone has an opportunity for better health.
We partner with more than 150 organizations to ensure that our funding has the greatest impact in the region, using our unique position as an independent, informed voice to spark awareness about wellness and prevention where it matters most.About Health Forward
We are pleased to announce the adjusted deadlines for our 2019 funding opportunities. As we mentioned at the beginning of September, we will be transitioning from our current grant management system to a new system that better fits our needs and delivers a more user-friendly and efficient experience for our applicants.
The Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City (HCF) has announced 15 new participants in its Healthy Communities Leadership Academy.
HCF is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.
Between 2006 and 2015, Missouri saw a 138 percent increase in hospitalizations and emergency department visits due to opioid misuse or abuse.
With stakeholders concerned about rising costs and access to health care, a new study finds that roughly one-quarter of adults (ages 19 to 64) in both Kansas and Missouri, and one-third of children in both states, live in households carrying medical debt. Those percentages represent almost half a million people in Kansas and more than a million in Missouri.