What's Happening
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.

Sunflower Foundation to establish headquarters and learning center with preservation project on historic Martin’s Hill
January 20, 2016The Sunflower Foundation’s Board of Trustees announced today that it will establish its headquarters and a learning center in northwest Topeka by preserving and renovating two historic buildings.
“Collaborating For More Civil Politics”
January 14, 2016

This presentation by Dr. Carolyn Lukensmeyer at the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics focuses on avenues for creating a culture of civil discourse in today’s polarized political environment.