Health Forward commits to building inclusive, powerful, healthy communities

The week Americans commemorate Martin Luther King Jr., Health Forward Foundation will share a new purpose and strategies that will guide our work for the foreseeable future.  As much as Dr. King spoke on civil rights and racial justice, economic justice was at the core of his activism. As he penned in 1963 from a […]

Celebrating Jane Mosley’s 15-year anniversary


Jane Mosley, PhD
Director of Evaluation and Learning, Health Forward Foundation

Jane Mosley has been directing Health Forward’s learning and evaluation for the last 15 years. Early on, she co-led our Healthy Lifestyles funding round and served as a program officer, managing a portfolio of grants.  In all her roles, she has worked closely with our staff and grantees. She has led our team through efforts […]

After year of work, reflection, Health Forward thrilled to announce new purpose in 2022

Reflecting on the past year at Health Forward, our work can be summarized as learning, listening, and reflecting. As we’ve shared, we spent 2021 in a purpose alignment process. This process allowed us to identify the motivation behind our work. This renewed commitment to our communities will guide our new, five-year purpose plan that will […]

Health Care Foundation is now Health Forward Foundation

Most of you know us as Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City. But we also answer to the Kansas City Health Care Foundation, the Greater Kansas City Health Care Foundation, and sometimes even the health department. It can be confusing, we know. It was hard on our partners when they sometimes struggled to introduce […]


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