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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 addresses community-defined health priorities by investing in new ideas and solutions designed to achieve measurable results as well as by supporting organizations in their advocacy and community activities work.

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

2/3
Nominating Committee for the Community Advisory Council 2PM (Conference Call)

2/4
Investment Committee mtg. (closed) 8AM

2/16
Health Policy Committee mtg. 2PM
Strategic Planning Committee mtg. 4:30PM

2/17
Program & Grants Committee mtg. 8:30AM

Click here for a full calendar of upcoming meetings and events.

All meetings are held at the MFH Office unless otherwise noted.

Employment

Health Policy Associate

Program Fellow

Health Policy Analyst

Event Sponsorship

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

  • Going Hungry

    Food insecurity is a major issue in the state, affecting one in five households with children. Read our comprehensive report to learn more about this essential issue. Click here »

  • Our New Video

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

  • Strategy Guide

    Learn about how we're a catalyst for change. Click here »

Features

Food Insecurity Report Reveals Scope of Issue in Missouri

The latest publication in our Health Equity series, Food Insecurity in Missouri, has been released. This comprehensive report examines Missouri's food system, including how social determinants of health impact food security and food access, as well as the connection between disparities in health outcomes and an inequitable food system.
View the full report.
Read the press release.


Be a Part of Our Mission and Represent Your Community!

MFH is looking for passionate individuals engaged in their local communities to apply for a seat on our Community Advisory Council. The 13-member council plays a critical role in our work to generate and accelerate positive changes in health. Click here to learn more.


Special Projects:  Request for Concept Papers

Special Projects is a funding opportunity within the Foundation’s Responsive portfolio. The Special Projects program invests in time-limited, outcome-focused approaches designed to address a pressing community health need defined by key stakeholders and based on pertinent data. It is an opportunity for nonprofits to propose solutions they believe can have some measurable impact on their community’s health in a defined period of time.
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

Release: MFH Welcomes Changes to its Board of Directors

We are proud to welcome the newest member of our Board of Directors, Shelley Layton. Layton is offering her expertise and experience as an executive in the health care field. In addition, Darin Preis has assumed the role of Board chairperson, taking over for 2016.
Learn more

Release: Sister Francioni Honored with Third Annual Walentik Award

We are proud to announce that Sister Anne Francioni is our 2015 Dr. Corinne Walentik Leadership in Health Award winner! Now in its third year, the award was created to honor the late Dr. Walentik’s commitment to serving vulnerable populations.
Learn more

Release: Foundation Hires New Vice President of Programs

We are happy to announce that we have hired Stacey Easterling as our new Vice President of Programs. Easterling will lead the design, development and delivery of the Foundation’s program activities. She comes to the Foundation with extensive experience working in community-based and philanthropic organizations, with successful implementation of strategic objectives. Her work at MFH will begin on November 18, 2015.
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 addresses community-defined health priorities by investing in new ideas and solutions designed to achieve measurable results as well as by supporting organizations in their advocacy and community activities work.

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

2/3
Nominating Committee for the Community Advisory Council 2PM (Conference Call)

2/4
Investment Committee mtg. (closed) 8AM

2/16
Health Policy Committee mtg. 2PM
Strategic Planning Committee mtg. 4:30PM

2/17
Program & Grants Committee mtg. 8:30AM

Click here for a full calendar of upcoming meetings and events.

All meetings are held at the MFH Office unless otherwise noted.

Employment

Health Policy Associate

Program Fellow

Health Policy Analyst

Event Sponsorship

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