Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation Encourages Nonprofits to Apply for Grants; Oral Health Programs & Education Funding Applications Now Open Statewide
By Marissa Baker -
Wednesday Sep 08, 2021
The Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation is looking forward to helping even more Arizonans with their oral health needs as its grants cycle for 2022 is now open. Nonprofit organizations are encouraged to apply for grants ranging from $2,500 to $30,000 to support oral health programming focused on education, preventative care and treatment. The Foundation will consider a wide range of oral health programs for families throughout Arizona with a specific focus on children, pregnant women and senior citizens.
â€œIn 2021, the Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation selected 30 non-profit organizations across the state as recipients of grants and dental supplies to improve the oral health of Arizonans,â€ said Barb Kozuh, Delta Dental of Arizona director of community benefit marketing. â€œWe were able to award $774,322 in total across these 30 organizations to support projects and services promoting good oral health practices and increasing access to dental care among underserved children, pregnant women and seniors throughout 2021.â€
Applications are due on October 14 by 5 p.m. Successful applicants will be announced in December 2021, with checks delivered in early January 2022. To submit, program must take place between January 1, 2022 and December 31, 2022. A public announcement of awardees can be expected in January 2022.
Delta Dental of Arizona is the leading dental benefits provider in Arizona, serving more than 1.2 million enrollees and more than 3,500 contracted dentists across the state. Passionate about oral health and its importance to generations of families, Delta Dental of Arizona has worked for nearly 50 years to improve oral health by emphasizing preventive care and making dental coverage accessible to a wide variety of employers, groups and individuals. Since 2010, Delta Dental of Arizona, through its Foundation, gave $12 million to support oral health education and disease prevention programs for underserved and uninsured communities across the state. For more information about Delta Dental of Arizona, visit http://www.deltadentalaz.com.