Our Targeted Portfolio addresses four key health issues facing our state: childhood obesity, access to insurance coverage, oral health and infant mortality.
Our Responsive Portfolio provides operational funding for organizations seeking innovative solutions to complex health problems and supports community-developed projects with potential for scale-up and impact.
Our Policy Portfolio supports education, advocacy and analysis in areas of significance to the health of the people in the communities we serve.
This is also where you will find information and links for Cover Missouri and MoCAP.
Executive Committee (closed meeting) 8AM
Board of Directors meeting 9AM
Investment Committee (closed meeting) 1PM
Community Advisory Council meeting 10AM
Click here for a full calendar of upcoming meetings and events.
All meetings are held at the MFH Office unless otherwise noted.
Health Policy Fellow
We offer limited event sponsorship funding opportunities through our Community Activities Fund.
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Learn more about our updated identity! Click here »
Watch and learn how, together with our partners, we're changing things in our region. Click here »
Explore how our initiative to combat childhood asthma made a difference in our region, and how it lives on today. Click here »
We are pleased to begin accepting applications for the 2015
Dr. Corinne Walentik Leadership in Health Award. The award was established to
honor Dr. Walentik’s service to both MFH and her work on behalf of vulnerable
residents, especially children in our service area. The award will be presented
to a leader in Missouri health care who exemplifies the passion, dedication and
energy that Dr. Walentik brought to her work.
Learn more here.
253,969 Missourians Found Coverage Through the Marketplace during the 2014-2015 open enrollment period. Missouri ranked 9th in total enrollees; Up 101,634 from last year's enrollment period.
Learn more here.
Check out our CALM infographic, which details the successes
and strategies the Foundation and our grantees developed to reduce the burden of
childhood asthma in Missouri.
We are pleased to announce the publication of the latest report in our Health Equity Series: Older Adult Health Disparities in Missouri. The comprehensive report details the many health concerns that Missouri faces as our population "grays" over the next few decades.
Read the report here.
After completing a five-week session at MFH earlier in the program, two Coro Fellows opted to return for the final segment of their fellowship. MFH has been a supporter of the Coro Fellowship for more than a decade, often hosting fellows on site and providing them with direct experience in a foundation setting.
Our new Immigrant Education Grant will help partners
throughout the state promote health literacy, nutrition and healthy eating for immigrant
groups that often face cultural and language barriers to optimal health.
Consumers who missed the deadline to enroll in a 2014 health insurance plan may qualify for coverage through a Tax Time Special Enrollment Period and avoid paying further penalties for not having coverage in 2015.
We’re working with a clinic that offers oral health services
to uninsured and underinsured people, in order to increase the group’s impact
in the community. The facility has gone from seeing on average eight patients a
week to 16 patients a day!
The Foundation continues its commitment to increasing access to oral health care by working with partners to create a mobile dental clinic that visits schools.
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