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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

3/19:
Board of Directors meeting 9AM

3/20:
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

Manager, Human Resources

Program Assistant

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

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.

Now Accepting Applications to Join Our Community Advisory Council

Missouri Foundation for Health and our nominating committee are looking for passionate individuals engaged in their local communities to apply for a seat on our CAC. The 13-member Council plays a critical role in our work to generate and accelerate positive changes in health. 
Learn more and find the application here.

Spring 2015 Special Projects Open Call for Concept Papers

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.

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. 

New Older Adult Disparities Report Released

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.

News Feed

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.

MFH Helps to Create a Mobile Dental Clinic in Hannibal

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. 
Learn more.

MFH's Cover Missouri Coalition Called What's Right with the Region!

FOCUS St. Louis has named the Foundation's Cover Missouri Coalition an honoree at their 2015 What's Right with the Region! awards. 
Learn more.

Release: Foundation Welcomes Three New Board Members 

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. 
Read more.

Release: Childhood Obesity Initiative Kicks Off Healthy New Year

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.
Read more.

Special Project Grant Expands Mental Health Services in the Bootheel

Our two-year grant allows Bootheel Counseling Services to increase access to mental health services in health departments and various other social service agencies in their region. 
Read 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

3/19:
Board of Directors meeting 9AM

3/20:
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

Manager, Human Resources

Program Assistant

Event Sponsorship

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