The DDF provides financial support through its Community Mini-Grants program to various community organizations and programs that promote or provide oral health care and initiatives in Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana.
Donor Name: Delta Dental Foundation
State: Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana
County: All Counties
Type of Grant: Grant
Size of the Grant: $5,000
This year, the DDF will be providing grants to support programs that are designed to increase dental access to underserved and high-risk populations, provide educational programming on the importance of oral health and how it relates to overall health and identify, and reduce health disparities related to oral and overall health.
Limited to a maximum of $5,000.
- The DDF evaluates each application on its own merit. Careful consideration is given to each request, and requests are reviewed in terms of general eligibility and conformity with grant guidelines, funds available and the amount needed to achieve the desired results and program priorities.
- Also taken into consideration are programs and activities in which the requesting organization is engaged; the number and type of constituencies served; services offered; accountability and fundraising practices; availability of other funding sources; and past successes. In addition, grants should be:
- Dedicated to local nonprofit programs designed to promote oral health in Michigan, Ohio, or Indiana.
- Designed to increase access to dental care for at-risk populations; reduce consumption of sugary foods and beverages; educate about and provide oral health care to pregnant women and their babies; and educate about and improve children’s oral health, especially in school-based settings.
For more information, visit DDF.