2024 Pediatricians in Action Fund Application Open!

The 2024 Pediatricians in Action Kansas Kids Fund grant application is now open! This grant of up to $5,000 is available to KAAP members to address a child health initiative in their practice or community. The deadline to apply is March 31, 2024. Apply for funds to improve child health in your community. Awarded Funds have recently been used to create safe zones for emotional regulation for in an elementary school, increase childhood immunizations in the Afghan immigrant population in western Kansas, and provide the opportunity for children to express themselves artistically. Take this opportunity to make an impact in an area of child health that you are passionate about impacting. Applicants must be a current member of the Kansas Chapter of the...

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KPF Annual Appeal: Donate Today!

The Kansas Pediatric Foundation’s annual appeal enables our flagship programs, Turn a Page. Touch a Mind®, and the Pediatrician in Action Fund to impact and improve child health in Kansas. TAP-TAM brought literacy education to 7 new sites and collectively all sites will hand out 180,000 books to Kansas children in 2023. Nearly $10,000 in funding from 2022 supports two (2) KAAP member pediatricians' innovative ideas to foster children’s creativity, and the second utilizes community building to improve immunization rates in immigrant populations in western Kansas. The Kansas Pediatric Foundation (KPF) also provides the foundation for the Kansas Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (KAAP) and our members to advocate for state and national policies that give every Kansas...

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Giving Tuesday: Donate to KPF

GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the years, this idea has grown into a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity. For this year's #GivingTuesday, we ask that you make a charitable donation to the Kansas Pediatric Foundation during our annual appeal. Donate Today! KPF Annual Appeal The Kansas Pediatric Foundation’s annual appeal enables our flagship programs, Turn a Page. Touch a Mind®, and the Pediatrician in Action Fund to impact and improve child health in Kansas. TAP-TAM brought literacy education to 7 new sites and collectively all sites will hand out 180,000 books to Kansas children in 2023. Nearly $10,000 in funding from 2022...

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