Health Forward Foundation

Health Forward awards $4.45 million in Safety Net Grants


Contact: Jennifer Sykes Phone: (816) 241-7006 Kansas City, MO — Health Forward Foundation is proud to award $4.45 million in grants to 29 nonprofit organizations through our 2018 Safety Net funding. The funded programs address improved access to physical health care and oral health care for those most in need. “We are proud to partner with […]


Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City is now Health Forward Foundation


Kansas City, MO — The Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City today announced its new name to the community – Health Forward Foundation. The organization also unveiled a new brand identity, which includes a new mark, along with corresponding imagery and color palette. The new name and look positions the organization for the future. “Our […]


Health Forward awards $356,955 in applicant defined grants


Kansas City, MO — The Health Forward Foundation (Health Forward) has awarded six nonprofit organizations a total of $356,955 in applicant defined grants during the month of October. Health Forward reviewed 18 proposals totaling $1,159,001 for this funding round. The following grants were awarded in October 2018: Applicant defined grants are reviewed and awarded monthly. […]


Missouri House Speaker will step down to oversee state’s $11 billion Medicaid program



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 six nonprofit organizations a total of $363,000 in applicant defined grants during the month of September. Health Forward reviewed 14 proposals totaling $883,677 for this funding round. The following grants were awarded in September 2018: Applicant defined […]


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Kansas takes over 21 struggling nursing homes as the industry faces growing obstacles



Health Forward announces participants in Healthy Communities Leadership Academy


Contact: Jennifer Sykes Phone: (816) 241-7006 Kansas City, MO — The Health Forward Foundation (Health Forward) has announced 15 new 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 working on) policy […]



Health Forward Foundation
2300 Main Street, Suite 304
Kansas City MO 64108
(816) 241-7006