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Our Strategy

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.

Meetings and Events

7/16:
Board of Directors meeting 9AM

7/17: 
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.

Employment

Vice President, Programs

Senior Accountant, CPA

Learning Officer

Event Sponsorship

We offer limited event sponsorship funding opportunities through our Community Activities Fund. 
Click here to learn more.

  • A New Look

    Learn more about our updated identity!  Click here »

  • Our New Video

    Watch and learn how, together with our partners, we're changing things in our region. Click here »

  • Breathing Easy

    Explore how our initiative to combat childhood asthma made a difference in our region, and how it lives on today. Click here »

Features

Apply to Join Our 2016 Board of Directors

Joining our Board is an opportunity to be engaged in very meaningful work and to assist the Foundation with achieving our mission of improving the health of Missourians through a combination of partnership, experience and knowledge.
Learn more here

Now Hiring: Vice President, Programs

Under the general direction of the President and Chief Executive Officer and as a key member of the Foundation’s management team, the Vice President, Programs leads the design, development, delivery and evaluation of the organization’s program activities. This position is both strategic and operational with both the delivery of core programs and formulation of creative strategies to meet emerging community needs. This will include analyzing, developing and stewarding community, state and national partnership with which to meet the health care needs of the underserved in Missouri.
Learn more and apply here

Now Accepting Nominees for 2015 Walentik Leadership in Health Award

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.

Enrollment in Missouri's Health Insurance Marketplace Exceeds Expectations

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

Our Childhood Asthma Initiative, 

By the Numbers

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. 

News Feed

Great news! SCOTUS votes in favor of ACA subsidies! 

This decision is especially important for states like Missouri, which has not created a state-run insurance marketplace of its own. If the subsidies had been struck down, nearly 200,000 Missourians would have been at risk of losing their coverage.
Learn more

Release: MFH Hosts Coro Fellows for the Second Time in One Year

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.
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Foundation Forms Partnerships to Promote Nutrition and Healthy Eating in Immigrant Groups

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.
Learn more

Release: Special Enrollment Period for Some Facing Health Insurance Tax Penalty

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.
Learn more

Increasing Oral Health Care Services in Taney County

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!
Learn more

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Our Strategy

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.

Meetings and Events

7/16:
Board of Directors meeting 9AM

7/17: 
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.

Employment

Vice President, Programs

Senior Accountant, CPA

Learning Officer

Event Sponsorship

We offer limited event sponsorship funding opportunities through our Community Activities Fund. 
Click here to learn more.