Make a Donation to the Kansas Pediatric Foundation Today!

Please make a donation to The Kansas Pediatric Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that supports Kansas kids through various initiatives year-round. Your support is greatly appreciated!

In addition to strengthening and expanding our impact on child literacy through Turn a Page. Touch a Mind®, the Kansas Pediatric Foundation (KPF) has reached its fifth year providing funding to pediatricians in Kansas!

These financial awards provide the tools to our members to build important programs and innovative projects that will improve the lives of children well into the future.

Give a gift to the Kansas Kids Fund

This unrestricted fund supports child health projects at the direction of the board of directors in areas such as early brain development, tobacco and nicotine, childhood obesity, immunizations and more.

Give a gift to the TAP-TAM Endowment

Turn a Page. Touch a Mind.® (TAP-TAM) includes 161 reading sites throughout Kansas in which pediatricians and family physicians give out books and early literacy advice to children and their parents at every well-child visit from 6 months to 5 years old.

A gift to the TAP-TAM Endowment supports all aspects of the early literacy program and can be designated for a specific community.

Give a gift to the TAP-TAM Program

The TAP-TAM Program fund is restricted to operating costs for Turn a Page. Touch a Mind.®

TAP-TAM has distributed over one million books to Kansas kids since 2004! Make a donation to support the operating costs of this vitally important program in Kansas.

Give a gift to the KAAP Core Fund

The mission of the Kansas Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics is “The attainment by all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults of their full potential for physical, mental, emotional, and social health. Together with those who share this purpose, the Kansas Chapter pledges its efforts and expertise to a fundamental goal that all children and youth have the opportunity to grow up safe and strong, with faith in the future and in themselves.”

A donation to the KAAP Core Funds supports advocacy for child health and other projects across the entire state of Kansas.

Give a gift to the Kansas KidLink Endowment

The KidLink-Children’s Mental Health Initiative aims to increase the number of children (ages 0 – 18) detected and referred for appropriate mental health treatment. Assuring Better Child Health and Development program (ABCD) is used to educate healthcare providers on best practice screening tools, early intervention resources, and help increase their comfort level in diagnosis and treatment.

A donation to the Kansas KidLink Endowment supports this initiative. Learn more about online children’s mental health resources at

2023 End of Year Goal

Help us reach a goal of raising $40,000 to support programs like the Kansas Kids Fund, Turn a Page. Touch a Mind.® (TAP-TAM), Kansas KidLink, and KAAP Core funds by the end of the year (2023). Your support is greatly appreciated!

$40,000 Goal

About the Kansas Pediatric Foundation

The Kansas Pediatric Foundation is classified as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization by the IRS. The Foundation accepts a variety of gifts that are tax-deductible as allowed by law.

We encourage you to discuss the various giving methods with your accountant, financial advisor and/or attorney and select the most effective way for you to make a gift to the Kansas Pediatric Foundation.

Some examples of ways to give include…

Outright or pledged over a period of five years.

Including stocks, bonds, mutual funds and IRAs.

Examples include coin collections, antique cards, artwork, etc. The feasibility of accepting these gifts will be determined by the Campaign Leadership Committee.

Including real estate, home, business property, farmland and pastures, etc. The Foundation reserves the right to liquidate at any time.

Including charitable remainder trusts, unitrusts, lead trusts, family trusts, annuity trusts, etc.

The Foundation must be both the owner and beneficiary for the donor to receive a charitable deduction.

Examples include gifts received at death directed by a will or living trust.