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Community Grants Program

Grants to Illinois Nonprofits, Agencies, and
Schools to Promote Oral Health for Children

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation

Deadline Date:

10/04/19 5:00 PM

Description:

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Grants ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 to Illinois nonprofit organizations and public or government entities, including schools and health departments, for oral health programs for children. Priority areas include oral health awareness and education, access to oral healthcare, and student excellence.

Grants must be used for the following expenses:

  • Program/project costs;
  • Equipment and supplies related to the program/project;
  • Salaries related to the program/project

Generally, The Foundation gives preference to organizations and programs that:

  • Address identified needs among underserved segments of the population;
  • Build awareness and educate Illinois children on the connection between overall health and oral health;
  • Are financially and operationally stable;
  • Fulfill a unique or unduplicated need;
  • Have a plan and process in place to measure and report outcomes;
  • Have a new, innovative model that is providing successful and has the potential to be replicated throughout the state.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 159527

Estimated Size of Grant:

$1,000 - $10,000

Term of Contract:

Organizations may apply for a one-year grant.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Organizations receiving funding must:
- Have a physical presence in the state of Illinois and must benefit Illinois children;
- Be a public charity classified as exempt from federal income taxes under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code; or
- Be a public or governmental entity such as a public school or health department.

Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation’s Community Grants Program will not award to the following:
- Organizations outside of Illinois that do not serve Illinois children;
- Projects not related to oral health;
- Bricks and Mortar;
- Organizations/projects that do not benefit Illinois residents;
- Individuals and Individual Treatment Costs;
- Religious Programs or Activities;
- Endowments;
- Political Organizations, Groups or Campaigns;
- Fundraising Events.

Funding is typically not awarded for toothbrushes, toothpaste, floss, and educational materials.

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:
- Application Deadline: October 4, 2019 by 5:00 p.m CT.
- Community Grants Program Review Process: October 2019. Site visits may be scheduled during this time period.
- Grants to be Awarded: Fall 2019
- Save the Date: All applicants should hold January 23, 2020 in their calendars. Grant recipients will be invited to attend a Community Grants Reception. Time to be determined, but will likely be from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Contact Information:

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

Online application: http://www.ddilfoundation.org/grantreq.aspx

Lora Vitek, Director of Philanthropy and Community Relations
lvitek@deltadentalil.com

Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation
111 Shuman Boulevard
Naperville, IL 60563

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