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.
Program and Grants Committee meeting 9AM
Strategic Planning Committee meeting 12PM
Health Policy Committee meeting 2PM
Click here for a full calendar of upcoming meetings and events.
All meetings are held at the MFH Office unless otherwise noted.
We offer limited event sponsorship funding opportunities through our Community Activities Fund.
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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 »
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.
As part of our Responsive Portfolio, our Special Projects Funding Program invests in nonprofit health-related organizations proposing time-limited, outcome-focused approaches designed to address a pressing community health need defined by key stakeholders and based on pertinent data. Special Projects is an opportunity for nonprofits to propose solutions they believe can have some measureable impact on their community's health in a defined period of time.
Learn more about Special Projects here, and view the full RCP 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.
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.
FOCUS St. Louis has named the Foundation's Cover Missouri Coalition an honoree at their 2015 What's Right with the Region! awards.
Connie Cunningham, Janet Gooch and Andwele Jolly will each offer their expertise for a three-year term. The new directors represent different portions of the Foundation’s service area and will provide their unique perspectives to the 15-member group.
This year residents in a variety of counties throughout Missouri will get some extra help starting 2015 off healthy at home, in school and throughout their communities. As part of Healthy Schools Healthy Communities, an initiative of Missouri Foundation for Health, schools and community members are working together to increase access to healthy food.
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