What's Happening
2017 Capacity Building Request for Proposals
December 9, 2016

The Sunflower Foundation is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals for Capacity Building. The submission deadline is Wednesday, February 15, 2017. Funding announcements are expected by Friday, April 28, 2017.


Sunflower announces new Program Officer
October 5, 2016

It is a pleasure to announce that Brandon Skidmore has joined Sunflower Foundation as Program Officer. Brandon has extensive experience in both health and public health systems, most recently serving as Director of the Bureau of Health Promotion at the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

Sunflower awards more than $560,000 for trails
July 5, 2016The Sunflower Foundation Board of Trustees has awarded $561,047 to 12 communities and one school district to build new trails, or connect and enhance existing trails. The Sunflower Trails program is designed to promote healthy living by helping communities provide all populations with safe and accessible opportunities for outdoor physical activity.
Sunflower Foundation Announces Board Appointments
May 16, 2016

The Sunflower Foundation announces three appointments to its Board of Trustees by Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt. The appointees are Liz Sosa of Garden City, Andrea Krauss of Russell, and Les Lacy of St. Francis. Each will serve a three-year term on the board, expiring in June 2019. 

“New Approaches for Tackling the Root Causes of Health Inequity”
March 17, 2016

At this event in Wyandotte County, Dr. Anthony Iton explored innovations in place-based work to address health inequity. Find presentation slides, full event video and more here.