GRANTS AWARDED 2013

GRANTEEDESCRIPTIONAMOUNTPROGRAM AREA
Black Health Care Coalition, Inc.Contract with consultants to provide organizational development, develop an internship program, strengthen client response, enhance web site and develop marketing tools.30,000Safety Net Services
Butterfield Youth ServicesContribution in recognition of foundation colleague Steve Roling upon his retirement as President and CEO of the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City.500Other
Cabot Westside Health CenterSupport a bilingual dental hygienist to expand oral health care services to uninsured and medically underserved patients. 68,968Oral Health
Cass Community Health FoundationCore operating support for a safety net dental clinic in Belton, MO, that serves Medicaid and uninsured children and youth.55,000Oral Health
Cass Community Health FoundationProvide comprehensive dental services to 1,600 uninsured and underserved children by supporting a full-time dentist at Cass County, MO, children’s safety net dental clinic.125,000Oral Health
Cass Community Health FoundationServe as fiscal agent for the Rural Health Initiative in Cass County, supporting activities of the Core Leadership Team, which involves health care, social services, consumers, business owners and other community leaders in addressing the county’s health needs.78,347Systemic
Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, Inc.Purchase and implement a cloud-based business management system and develop a cultural competency resource library for staff.26,000Safety Net Services
Child Abuse Prevention AssociationAs part of a REACH-Health Care Foundation advocacy capacity project, support activities to increase advocacy skills and capacity within the organization and among supporters.4,000Systemic
Child Protection CenterAs part of a REACH-Health Care Foundation advocacy capacity project, support activities to increase advocacy skills and capacity within the organization and among supporters.3,341Systemic
The Children’s PlaceSupport personnel and psychiatrist expenses for clinical services to cover developmental assessments, home visits and intensive care coordination for children ages six weeks to eight years.69,477Mental Health
Coalition For Improving Maternity Services, Inc.Support for the coalition’s 2013 conference. 2,000Safety Net Services
Communities Creating OpportunityCore operating support for an advocacy organization that mobilizes faith leaders to address health issues in Missouri and Kansas. 65,000Systemic
Communities Creating OpportunityConduct health insurance enrollment organizing campaign from October 2013 through March 2014 utilizing the relationship networks of the Greater Kansas City faith community. 29,500Systemic
Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas, Inc.Provide comprehensive dental services to uninsured and underserved residents of Allen County, KS, utilizing a hygienist and patient navigator.26,180Oral Health
Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas, Inc.Support start-up costs of a Federally Qualified Health Center that opened a satellite location in Allen County, KS, in 2013.25,000Safety Net Services
Community Health Council of Wyandotte CountyFund a health navigator to assist with outreach and enrollment of eligible residents of Wyandotte County through the health insurance marketplace.59,600Systemic
Comprehensive Mental Health Services, Inc.Core operating support for a community mental health center in Jackson County, MO, that provides a full range of mental health services for children and adults.75,000Mental Health
Cornerstones of CareAs part of a REACH-Health Care Foundation advocacy capacity project, support activities to increase advocacy skills and capacity within the organization and among supporters.4,000Systemic
Crittenton Children’s CenterProvide trauma-informed treatment and classroom consultation for 50 children, and Attachment Self-Regulation and Competency (ARC) training for 75 parents at Grace Early Childhood Care and Education Center in Belton, Missouri. 71,943Mental Health
DeLaSalle Education CenterContribution in honor of outgoing REACH Foundation Board member, Eve McGee.500Mental Health
DentaQuest InstituteAs part of the REACH Medical Home Initiative, engage participating clinics in exploration of primary health care and oral health services.6,000Systemic
DentaQuest InstituteEngage national consultant group to assess safety net dental operations and develop action plans to improve operations and financial sustainability of oral health services.40,000Systemic
Donnelly CollegeProvide translation and formatting of Community Health Worker Training curriculum.10,000Safety Net Services
Duchesne ClinicCore operating support for safety net clinic that provides primary medical care in Wyandotte County, KS. 65,000Safety Net Services
Duchesne ClinicImplement electronic medical records and practice management system, including a chronic disease registry and electronic billing at a community health center in Wyandotte County, KS.30,000Safety Net Services
Employee Matching GiftsEmployee matching gifts to eligible organizations.5,431Other
Harrisonville Public School Foundation - Bright FuturesOne-time, holiday grant to support emergency assistance needs.1,450Other
Harvesters - The Community Food NetworkAs part of a REACH-Health Care Foundation advocacy capacity project, support activities to increase advocacy skills and capacity within the organization and among supporters.4,000Systemic
Health Care Coalition of Lafayette CountyEducate Lafayette County, MO, residents on the health services benefits in the Affordable Care Act, conduct enrollment outreach and connect residents to health providers in their communities.2,500Safety Net Services
Health Care Coalition of Lafayette CountyCore operating support for the Health Care Collaborative of Rural Missouri. 65,000Systemic
Health Care Coalition of Lafayette CountyServe as the fiscal agent for the Rural Health Initiative in Lafayette County, MO, supporting the county’s "Live Healthly, Live Well" concept, including establishment of two rural health clinics in Waverly and Concordia.150,000Systemic
Health Care Coalition of Lafayette CountyProvide health insurance outreach and enrollment assistance from October 2013 through March 2014 to assist Lafayette County, MO, residents with health insurance enrollment. 26,900Safety Net Services
Health Care Coalition of Lafayette County on behalf of Lexington Food PantryOne-time, holiday grant to support emergency assistance needs.1,450Other
Health Partnership ClinicCore operating support for a Federally Qualified Health Center that provides comprehensive primary and oral health services in Johnson County, KS. 65,000Safety Net Services
Health Partnership ClinicSupport outreach and enrollment staff to improve utilization of dental services and improve access to care for young children.25,000Oral Health
Hope Family Care CenterContract with consultant to help community health clinic conduct strategic planning and development plan for community health clinic.30,000Safety Net Services
Hope Family Care CenterHire a nurse care coordinator to provide intensive care coordination services to 200 diabetic, hypertensive and/or mentally ill patients.63,592Safety Net Services
Institute for International MedicineSupport development of a Cross-Cultural Health Leadership Institute curriculum to prepare health care providers to deliver cross-culturally competent care.34,059Safety Net Services
JayDoc Free ClinicProvide primary medical care to 1,500 individuals in a free clinic managed and operated by University of Kansas medical students.19,176Safety Net Services
Jewish Vocational ServiceProvide enrollment assistance to 250 limited-English language immigrants and refugee consumers to access health care benefits programs.47,526Safety Net Services
Johnson County Interfaith Hospitality Network, Inc.One-time, holiday grant to support emergency assistance needs.1,450Other
Kansas Action for ChildrenFinancial support of the Kansas Center for Economic Growth Nonprofit Summit.3,000Safety Net Services
Kansas Action for ChildrenCore operating support for a statewide children’s advocacy organization that focuses on education, health and economic security of children and families.65,000Systemic
Kansas Association for the Medically UnderservedCore operating support for a statewide primary care advocacy organization whose members include federally qualified health centers, federally qualified health center look-alikes, and state-supported primary care clinics.65,000Systemic
Kansas Association for the Medically UnderservedSupport administration of a collaborative grants program developed by five Kansas health foundations that provides technical assistance to nonprofit, government and consumer organizations related to health reform and the Affordable Care Act in Kansas.62,000Systemic
Kansas Association for the Medically UnderservedSupport for the 2013 annual primary care conference.5,000Safety Net Services
Kansas City CARE ClinicCore operating support for a safety net clinic in Kansas City, MO, that provides primary medical, oral and mental health services to 10,800 uninsured and underserved adults through 63,000 encounters per year. 75,000Safety Net Services
Kansas City CARE ClinicComplete implementation of an electronic medical record system to comply with National Committee for Quality Assurance Patient-Centered Medical Home standards. 15,000Safety Net Services
Kansas City CARE ClinicPrepare case managers and community health workers to assist safety net clinic clients and other eligible Kansas City, MO, residents with enrollment through the health insurance marketplace.18,809Safety Net Services
Kansas Department of Health & Environment - Bureau of Oral HealthMake sealants available to low-income children without dental insurance in Johnson, Wyandotte and Allen counties.30,000Oral Health
Kansas Health Consumer Coalition, Inc.Core operating support for a state-wide advocacy organization that focuses on health access issues including KanCare oversight, Medicaid expansion and the Kansas Dental Project. 55,000Systemic
KCC Educational Foundation/Leadership KansasSupport the 2013 Kansas City metropolitan area session for Leadership Kansas.500Other
KidsTLC, Inc.Support feasibility study of partnership options for a community mental health organization and safety net primary care clinic to better serve uninsured and underserved children and families in Johnson County, KS.24,000Safety Net Services
KidsTLC, Inc.Explore applicability of Tennessee-based, Cherokee Health Systems model for integrating mental health services and primary medical care.2,500Mental Health
KidsTLC, Inc.Provide therapy for approximately 650 uninsured and medically underserved children and families through an Outpatient Behavioral Health Program.121,625Mental Health
KU School of Social WelfareProvide student mental health services at Argentine Middle School, Emerson Elementary School and Wyandotte High School in Kansas City, KS, using school-based services and education for parents and school personnel.72,405Mental Health
Lafayette County Health DepartmentProvide dental exams, fluoride varnish applications, oral health education and case management services to K-12 students in Lafayette County, MO.21,970Oral Health
Marillac CenterHire an outpatient therapist and registered nurse to expand outpatient mental health services for children and adolescents.96,360Mental Health
Mattie Rhodes CenterContinue the Youth Success middle school program providing behavioral health assessments, service coordination and referrals for 100 predominantly low-income Latino middle school students and their families.65,156Mental Health
Mattie Rhodes CenterProvide culturally competent bilingual therapy, intake and care coordination to 200 Latino youth and adults in the Argentine community of Kansas City, KS.100,524Mental Health
Metropolitan Lutheran MinistryOne-time, holiday grant to support emergency assistance needs.1,450Other
Mid-America Regional Council Community Services CorporationSupport electronic infrastructure to connect safety net and health care providers, and enable electronic exchange of health information across organizations.100,000Systemic
Mid-America Regional Council Community Services CorporationImplement electronic interface for Johnson and Wyandotte County Health Departments and related costs of connecting to the Kansas Health Information Network.16,100Safety Net Services
Mid-America Regional Council Community Services CorporationRenewal of support for the Regional Health Care Initiative (RHCI), a project of the Mid-America Regional Council Community Services Corporation intended to effect system-wide improvements in health policy and service delivery. 80,000Systemic
Mid-America Regional Council Community Services CorporationPrepare behavioral health needs assessment to identify priority needs of at-risk children and youth, including a public survey to obtain community input on solutions.20,000Systemic
The Missouri Budget ProjectCore operating support for a statewide fiscal policy advocacy organization to enhance Missouri’s ability to support the state’s health care safety net system.55,000Systemic
The Missouri Budget ProjectProduce video messages to educate Missourians about state health and related economic policy issues identified by The Missouri Budget Project. 10,000Systemic
Missouri Coalition For Oral HealthCore operating support for an oral health policy and advocacy organization focused on strengthening dental benefits and dental care for the state’s uninsured and medically underserved residents.55,000Systemic
Missouri Coalition For Primary Health Care dba Missouri Primary Care AssociationSupport for the 2013 annual primary care conference. 1,000Safety Net Services
Missouri Department of Health and Senior ServicesSupport personnel costs for a State Dental Director in Missouri in the office of the Department of Health and Senior Services to lead efforts related to improving the oral health of Missourians. 30,000Oral Health
Missouri Health Advocacy AllianceContribution in memory of Kansas City area nonprofit leader Barry Daneman.500Other
Missouri Health Advocacy AllianceCore operating support for salary expenses of key staff members, communications consultant and convening expenses for staff.55,000Systemic
Missouri Health Advocacy AllianceSupport personnel and related expenses for a statewide Medicaid Coalition to advocate for Medicaid expansion through town hall meetings, media relations and advocacy to state policy makers.49,986Systemic
Missouri Jobs With JusticeTrain and prepare grassroots support for Medicaid expansion among health care consumers in targeted geographic areas in partnership with the Missouri Organizing Collaborative and Missouri Medicaid Coalition.17,000Safety Net Services
National Alliance on Mental Illness of Greater Kansas CityLeverage network of partners and develop communications tools to promote access to health care coverage and provide enrollment assistance through the health insurance marketplace. 30,000Mental Health
National Alliance on Mental Illness of Greater Kansas CitySupport mental health care coordination project that provides intensive short-term case management and referrals for mental health services.105,500Mental Health
The Net Giver Foundation Inc.One-time, holiday grant to support emergency assistance needs.1,450Other
Operation Breakthrough, Inc.As part of a REACH-Health Care Foundation advocacy capacity project, support activities to increase advocacy skills and capacity within the organization and among supporters.4,000Systemic
Oral Health Kansas, Inc.Core operating support for an oral health advocacy organization focused on strengthening Medicaid dental services, the oral health workforce, health reform implementation and water fluoridation.55,000Systemic
Oral Health Kansas, Inc.Support for the 2013 Oral Health Kansas Conference.2,500Oral Health
Pathways Community Behavioral HealthcareHire two full-time therapists to expand access to mental health services for uninsured residents of Cass and Lafayette counties. 61,875Mental Health
Qualis HealthAs part of the REACH Medical Home Initiative, contract with practice transformation consultants to provide technical assistance to help safety net clinics implement patient-centered medical home practices.79,800Systemic
ReDiscoverProvide health insurance outreach and enrollment assistance from October 2013 through March 2014 to assist organization’s clients with health insurance enrollment. 30,000Mental Health
Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center, Inc.Upgrade telephone system to connect the Federally Qualified Health Center with Cabot Westside Clinic, acquired by the health center in 2013.16,000Safety Net Services
Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center, Inc.Hire a Quality Health Coordinator to direct quality improvement efforts at a multi-site, patient-centered medical home, beginning with a pilot project focused on individuals with diabetes. 117,040Safety Net Services
SEK Multi County Health DepartmentConduct a Community Health Needs Assessment to identify service needs in a rural area served by the Multi-County Health Department, including Allen County, KS.30,000Systemic
Silver City Health CenterCore operating support for a patient-centered medical home safety net clinic in Wyandotte County, KS, that provides primary care and mental health services.65,000Safety Net Services
Sojourner Health ClinicSupport medical student-run health clinic that provides primary medical care for homeless and indigent populations in downtown Kansas City, MO.26,400Safety Net Services
St. Peter’s Lutheran ChurchOne-time, holiday grant to support emergency assistance needs.1,450Other
Support Kansas City, Inc.Hire additional staff to enable organization to expand financial and accounting services, data management, fund development, grant tracking and other administrative services for nonprofit clients. 25,000Other
Support Kansas City, Inc., on behalf of KC ConsensusServe as fiscal agent for nonprofit organization selected to coordinate community-wide dialogue of mental health challenges and needs in the region. 25,000Mental Health
Synergy Services, Inc.Support clinical care coordinator and therapist, and contract expense for medical and dental services provided at the organization’s Youth Resiliency Center in Kansas City, MO.124,000Safety Net Services
Thrive Allen County, Inc.Core operating support for Thrive Allen County providing salary support for key staff positions and other operational needs.55,000Systemic
Thrive Allen County, Inc.Serve as fiscal agent for the Allen County, KS, Rural Health Initiative Core Leadership Team, including support of Circles of Poverty program to help families living in poverty improve social connectedness and navigate health care systems. 101,653Systemic
Topeka Community FoundationSupport for a donor-advised fund established by five Kansas health foundations to jointly support health reform-related initiatives in Kansas.50,000Systemic
Tri-County Mental Health Services, Inc.Provide mental health therapy and medication management services for 120 uninsured and low-income individuals with acute and/or serious mental illnesses. 79,276Mental Health
Truman Medical Center Charitable FoundationSupport a leadership training program to prepare community members for service on nonprofit boards and commissions.4,000Other
Turner House Children’s ClinicCore operating support for a pediatric primary care clinic in Wyandotte County, KS. 65,000Safety Net Services
Turner House Children’s ClinicSupport pediatric primary care clinic’s new oral health program by hiring a full-time dental care coordinator to provide 2,208 dental hygiene visits in the first year.25,000Oral Health
United Community Services of Johnson CountySupport for organization’s annual Human Services Summit.1,000Other
United Way of Greater Kansas CitySupport personnel expenses for management of the Citizen’s Assist Program, which works with emergency response agencies to connect individuals with non-emergency needs to services that can address health and social service needs.40,000Safety Net Services
University of Kansas Center for Research, Inc.Identify models and strategies for improving culturally competent health care in rural communities. 16,259Systemic
University of Kansas Center for Research, Inc.Provide technical assistance and support for the REACH Rural Health Initiative in coordination with the initiative’s technical assistance team. 10,000Systemic
University of Kansas School of Medicine Department of Family MedicinePrepare a business and operational plan for a school-based health center at Wyandotte High School in Kansas City, KS.30,000Safety Net Services
Urban League of Greater Kansas CityPlanning grant to develop research and community engagement project for the 2015 State of Black Kansas City report.5,000Systemic
Wichita State UniversityCoordinate the work of a team of technical assistance providers for the REACH Rural Health Initiative and provide guidance to REACH staff on initiative needs.40,000Systemic
Wichita State University FoundationFacilitate community dialogue in Johnson County, KS, on behalf of Kansas Department of Health and Environment on mental health-primary care integration approaches.4,200Safety Net Services
Wyandot Center for Community Behavioral HealthcareCore operating support for a community mental health center in Wyandotte County, KS, which provides a full range of mental health services. 75,000Mental Health
Wyandot Center for Community Behavioral Healthcare on behalf of the Association of Community Mental Health Centers of Kansas, Inc.Serve as fiscal agent for the Association of Community Mental Health Centers of Kansas, Inc., to develop a transition plan for implementing Health Homes programs and Shared Risk Funding Models.25,000Systemic
TOTAL$4,329,178

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