Funding is provided for new initiatives, to sustain ongoing treatment of existing programs, start-up funding or one-time events that will include one or more of the following Foundation grant criteria.
We believe everyone deserves a healthy smile, regardless of their age, race, gender, socioeconomic status or zip code. These initiatives will, bring changes to address social determinants of health, reduce disparities for specific populations,improve accessibility to dental services, and address health equity at the system level.
These initiatives may include implementing practices such as teledentistry, minimally invasive dental care, and workforce changes; or determining other methods of transforming the way dental care is delivered.
Oral health is tied closely with overall health, and we must continue to bring the two together to achieve better outcomes. These initiatives may include: upgrade EDR, update workflow/process to promote care coordination, develop referral program for social support, and increase integration activities.
To determine your organization's eligibility to apply for a grant, review our grant application eligibility checklist. The timeline for our fall grant application process is as follows: