Foundation News
Infographic: The High Cost of Smoking in Kentucky

Foundation Statement re: BREATHE Study on Cancer and Smoke-Free Laws
Foundation in the News
Chandler to deliver anti-smoking message

KIDS COUNT shows areas of progress, concern in Ky.

Casey County students' Smoke-Free Group receives First Healthy Kentucky Policy Champion Award
Louisville Metro Center for Health Equity Releases 2017 Health Equity Report

The report, designed as a tool for policy makers and residents to better understand how they can create more equitable policies and practices, examines the history of Louisville and how our past has influenced our present. 
Applicants Sought for 2018 CLIK Program

The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health, the Kentucky Office of Rural Health and the UK CCTS Community Engagement and Research Program are requesting applications for the 2018 Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky (CLIK). CLIK is a four-week intensive leadership development training program offered in Hazard, Kentucky. It is designed to enhance research and capacity-building competencies in community leaders, senior staff, directors and administrators.
Upcoming Events
Online Course: Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence

This training is the first of its kind for Kentucky hospital medical professionals to address the number one preventable cause of disease and death in our state. It will give examples of how to successfully provide brief bedside interventions for all patients who use tobacco regardless of willingness to quit, in three minutes or less. 

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Connecting Mental and Physical Health: Successful Models of Integrated Care
March 14, 2018, Louisville

Mental health, including substance abuse, has increasingly become the priority of employers, providers, payers, and legislators. Join key stakeholders at Kentuckiana Health Collaborative's 2018 Annual Conference to learn the latest evidence-based approaches, best practices, and successful models of addressing mental health issues.

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Funding Opportunities
Gateway District Health Department: Free Radon Kits

This past spring, the Gateway District Health Department was awarded a grant to distribute in home Radon Test kits and educational materials over a five-month time frame. Each of the Gateway District Health Department's five counties - Rowan, Morgan, Elliot, Menifee, and Bath Counties - were given 150-200 test kits. The grant project has finished up but some radon test kits are still available. Kits are free to anyone and can be picked up at one of the five county health departments.
Recreational Trails Program Funding Opportunities

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) posted two grant opportunities related to the Recreational Trails Program. The application deadline for Youth Service and Conservation Corps Workforce Development is January 8, 2018
The application deadline for National Trails System Information, Corridor Protection, and Training is January 9, 2018.
Generation Rx Grant Opportunities

The Cardinal Health Foundation has announced three requests for proposals for their Generation Rx Grant, targeting four of the states that have been especially hard hit by the opioid epidemic:
  • Prevention Education for Youth: Grants will be available to organizations in Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee and West Virginia. They anticipate funding 30-50 programs at $25,000-$35,000 each.
  • Best Practices in Pain Medication Use: Grants will be available to organizations in Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee and West Virginia. They anticipate funding 20-30 programs at $25,000-$50,000 each.
  • Community-Level Response: These grants will be available only to communities in Ohio. They anticipate funding 5 communities at $75,000-$100,000 each.
Deadline: January 12, 2018

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