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Access to Care Grant

Grants to Massachusetts Nonprofits to
Improve the Oral Health of Residents

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Massachusetts Dental Society (MDS) Foundation

Deadline Date:

09/01/20 Postmarked

Description:

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Grants to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations to improve dental and oral health. Funding is intended to expand access to dental care among local residents. Proposals should address oral health needs in the community and should include the involvement of local dental professionals and other community volunteers.

The MDS Foundation distributes funds in various amounts to applicants located in Massachusetts for projects benefiting citizens of the Commonwealth. Access to Care Grants are designed to help larger facilities directly address access needs in the Commonwealth. Priority is given to proposals that have measurable improvement goals, show strong community support for the project, and are innovative in nature.

Considerations for grant approvals include:

  • Originality, creativity, and innovation
  • History of, or potential for, continuous program operations
  • Community involvement and collaboration, including volunteer support
  • Potential impact on the target community or audience
  • Established matching funds and/or long-term funding relationships

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 144749

Term of Contract:

Funding is for one year only. Multi-year projects must reapply each year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must submit IRS documentation of non-profit, tax-exempt status.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline to apply for an Access to Care grant is September 1 of each year. A properly completed grant application, including all required documents, must be postmarked on or before September 1. Funding decisions will be announced in December.

For more information, see https://www.massdental.org/Foundation/Grants.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Send one original and one copy of the completed application (proposal and attachments) to:

Mr. Kevin Monteiro
MDS Foundation, Inc.
Two Willow Street
Suite 200
Southborough, MA 01745-1027

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Massachusetts

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