Kentucky Health Care Foundation
"The purpose and mission of the Kentucky Health Care Foundation is to enhance quality care in the long term care continuum through research, educational opportunities, innovation and partnerships, as supported by charitable contributions."
Kentucky Health Care Foundation, Inc.
Board of Directors
Chris Page, President
Olive Allen, Board Member
Mary Haynes, Board Member
Jonathan McGuire, Board Member
John Vinson, Sr., Board
the Foundation’s most important goals is to aid in attracting and retaining
quality employees for Kentucky facilities in order to provide quality long-term
care. Since the Foundation’s inception, a total of 107 scholarships have been
awarded, totaling almost $183,000.
Types of Scholarships Offered
purpose of these scholarships has remained the same: Give individuals the
opportunity to further their careers in the long term care. The scholarships awarded are the Kentucky
Foundation Scholarship and the Ira O. Wallace Scholarship. They are offered to
any Kentucky resident enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program.
The Ira O.
created in 1993 in memory of Ira O. Wallace, is awarded to a Kentucky resident
enrolled in healthcare or business administration. The Ira O. Wallace scholarship
is funded through the Foundation by past winners of the Association’s
prestigious, Ira O. Wallace award.
The Kentucky Health Care Foundation scholarships are awarded to employees of
member facilities. Applicants are judged on their professional qualifications
and commitment to the profession. The Kentucky Health Care Foundation
Scholarships are made possible through the charitable contributions of KAHCF
members and other contributors.