Health Forward awards $367,057 in applicant defined grants

Contact: Jennifer Sykes Phone: (816) 241-7006 Kansas City, MO — The Health Forward Foundation (Health Forward) has awarded nine nonprofit organizations a total of $367,057 in applicant defined grants during the month of June. Health Forward reviewed 21 proposals totaling $1,219,942 for this funding round. The following grants were awarded in June 2018: Applicant defined […]

Health Forward receives $125,000 to explore solutions to food insecurity

Contact: Jennifer Sykes Phone: (816) 241-7006 Kansas City, MO — The Health Forward Foundation recently received a $125,000 grant from the Convergence Partnership Fund of Tides Foundation. The funding will help diverse partners use storytelling to advance policies that will transform the regional food system, including passage and implementation of the 2018 Farm Bill and […]

Health Forward seeks applicants for board of directors

Contact: Jennifer Sykes Phone: (816) 241-7006 Kansas City, MO — The Health Forward Foundation (Health Forward) is accepting applications to fill seven upcoming vacancies on the 2019 Health Forward Board of Directors. Members of the Health Forward Board of Directors serve a three-year term. Directors can be re-nominated for a second three-year term. Board meetings are […]

Health Forward awards $3 million in Healthy Communities Grants

Date: June 27, 2018 Contact: Jennifer Sykes Kansas City, MO — The Health Forward Foundation (Health Forward) is proud to award $3 million in grants to 27 nonprofit organizations through our 2018 Healthy Communities funding. These programs support environments and policies that promote equitable opportunities for healthy eating, active living, and tobacco use prevention. “We are […]

Health Forward awards $359,800 in applicant defined grants

Contact: Jennifer Sykes Phone: (816) 241-7006 Kansas City, MO — The Health Forward Foundation (Health Forward) has awarded nine nonprofit organizations a total of $359,800 in applicant defined grants during the month of May. Health Forward reviewed 18 proposals totaling $1,098,514 for this funding round. The following grants were awarded in May 2018: Applicant defined […]

Health Forward awards $363,000 in applicant defined grants

Contact: Jennifer Sykes Phone: (816) 241-7006 Kansas City, MO — The Health Forward Foundation (Health Forward) has awarded seven nonprofit organizations a total of $363,000 in applicant defined grants during the month of March. Health Forward reviewed 12 proposals totaling $649,636 for this funding round. The following grants were awarded in March 2018: Applicant defined grants […]

Health Forward awards $385,158 in applicant defined grants

Contact: Jennifer Sykes Phone: (816) 241-7006 Kansas City, MO — The Health Forward Foundation (Health Forward) has awarded nine nonprofit organizations a total of $385,158 in applicant defined grants during the month of February. Health Forward reviewed 18 proposals totaling $1,219,094 for this funding round. The following grants were awarded in February 2018: Applicant defined […]

Health Forward awards $340,842 in applicant defined grants

Contact: Jennifer Sykes Phone: (816) 241-7006 Kansas City, MO — The Health Forward Foundation (Health Forward) has awarded seven nonprofit organizations a total of $340,842 in applicant defined grants during the month of January. Health Forward reviewed 16 proposals totaling $937,435 for this funding round. The following grants were awarded in January 2018: Applicant defined […]

Health Forward elects new members to its board of directors

Contact: Jennifer Sykes Phone: (816) 241-7006 Kansas City, MO — The Health Forward Foundation (Health Forward) has elected new members to its 2018 board of directors. Marshaun Butler, MHSA, Michael O’Dell, M.D., Roy Robinson, and Peg VanWagoner were all re-elected for a three-year term on the board. Health Forward also welcomed four new board members: […]


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