Find Nonprofit and Small Business Grants

Advance Search

Only Available for Paid Subscribers
Clear Filters
Search Filters

Clinical Dental Education Innovations Grant

Grants to Minnesota Teaching Institutions and
Clinical Training Sites for Dental Programs

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

Add to My Calendar 

Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care (ORHPC)

Deadline Date:

09/10/21 11:59 PM Central Time

Description:

Request a Grant Writer

Grants to Minnesota accredited teaching institutions and clinical training sites for dental programs. Funding is intended to support projects that improve access to dental health care for disadvantaged communities and promote innovative clinical training and clinical dental education programs.

Potential uses of grant funds include expanding existing clinical training programs that have demonstrated success in providing dental services to underserved populations and in developing or implementing new programs designed to improve access for underserved populations. Programs must use dental occupations residents or students in dental professional training programs. Grants must be used to fund costs directly related to the established or ongoing operation of an accredited clinical dental education program or to establish or expand an accredited clinical dental training program at a Medicaid-eligible site.

Examples of potential uses of funds include, but are not limited to:

  • Development of curricula for new dental-only or interdisciplinary programs,
  • Training programs for new dental professions such as dental therapy,
  • Outreach to potential patients and trainees through teledentistry systems,
  • Recruitment of volunteer or paid preceptors, and/or
  • Other expenses related to establishing new clinical training sites or expanding services at existing sites

For Program Priorities, and for Eligible Projects and Expenses, see https://www.health.state.mn.us/facilities/ruralhealth/funding/grants/docs/2021cdeig.pdf#page=5.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 181006

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$1,100,000

Number of Grants:

MDH anticipates making approximately eight to twelve grant awards.

Estimated Size of Grant:

- Estimated Award Maximum: Approx. $150,000
- Estimated Award Minimum: Approx. $30,000

Term of Contract:

Grant projects will be approved for the period January 2022 through June 2023. The anticipated start date of the grant agreements for successful applicants is January 1, 2022.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants include teaching institutions that train dental professionals and clinical training sites that increase dental access for underserved populations and promote innovative clinical training of dental professionals. The teaching institution or the clinical training site must provide accredited clinical training.

Ineligible expenses include but are not limited to:
- Fundraising
- Taxes, except sales tax on goods and services
- Lobbying, political contributions
- Bad debts, late payment fees, finance charges, or contingency funds
- Depreciation expenses

Individual providers applying alone are not eligible for grants, nor are clinical training sites or institutions outside of Minnesota.

Pre-Application Information:

Project Dates:
- RFP published July 12, 2021
- Grant Application due to MDH September 10, 2021 at 11:59 PM
- Grant Announcement to Applicants November 1, 2021
- Grant Agreements begin (est.) January 1, 2022

All questions regarding this RFP must be submitted by email or phone. Please submit questions no later than 12:00 p.m. central time, on August 20, 2021

All applications must be submitted online through the online grant portal no later than 11:59 p.m. Central Time, on Friday, September 10, 2021. Late applications will not be accepted. It is the applicant’s sole responsibility to allow sufficient time to address all potential delays caused by any reason whatsoever. MDH will not be responsible for delays caused by mail, delivery, computer or technology problems.

No match requirement for this grant.

To ensure the proper and fair evaluation of all applications, other communications regarding this RFP including verbal, telephone, written or internet initiated by or on behalf of any applicant to any employee of the Department, other than questions submitted to as outlined above, are prohibited.

Reimbursement is the method for making grant payments.

Contact Information:

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

Apply Online:
https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=mdh

Direct questions to:
brenda.flattum@state.mn.us or 651-201-3870
Or: health.PrimaryCarePrograms@state.mn.us

Minnesota Department of Health
PO Box 64882
St. Paul, MN 55164-0882
651-201-3860

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Minnesota

Suggested Grants:

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Address the Climate Crisis and Reduce Inequality

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusi

GrantWatch ID#: 123756

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits for Educational Programs that Benefit Disadvantaged Children ...

Deadline 09/30/21

Grants to Minnesota nonprofit organizations for education-related programs and projects that improve the lives of low-income, underserved, and disadvantaged children and youth. Funding is intended to support efforts to eliminate disparities in education for these target

GrantWatch ID#: 124989

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofit Charitable Organizations to Impact Public Policy in a Var...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada nonprofit charitable organizations to impact public policy in a variety of national and international issues. In previous years, grants have been awarded for general operations and project support to think tanks, national councils, judicial orga

GrantWatch ID#: 125864

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect Natural Resources

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to protect natural resources on land and water in locations around the world. Funding is intended to ensure that activities to acquire metals, gemstones, and corals for design use do not have an adverse impact on the area of origin.

GrantWatch ID#: 126162

Grants to Minnesota Arts Nonprofits to Support Fine Arts Activities

Deadline 09/24/21

Grants to Minnesota nonprofit arts organizations in eligible locations to create or present fine arts activities. Funding is intended to support activities in the disciplines of architecture, literature, ceramics, painting, drawing, design, sculpture, glassworks, film o

GrantWatch ID#: 128234

Grants to Minnesota Arts Organizations in Eligible Regions to Support General Operations

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $5,000 to Minnesota arts organizations in eligible regions to support general operations. Funding may be used to cover operating expenses such as equipment purchase, salaries and staffing, facilities and maintenance, or other administrative expenses. Eli

GrantWatch ID#: 128978

In-Kind Services to Minnesota Nonprofits for the Renovation and Beautification of Community ...

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind repair services to Minnesota nonprofit organizations to strengthen communities by improving the safety of communal gathering places. The program is intended for structural and cosmetic repairs, painting, electrical, plumbing, and updates to make the buildings ac

GrantWatch ID#: 129543

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Projects to Protect Wildlife and Natural Habitats

Deadline 10/01/21

Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d

GrantWatch ID#: 129644

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Economic Development and Job Training in Eli...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states to address the needs of residents in eligible counties, with priority given to low- to moderate-income populations. Applicants in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska,

GrantWatch ID#: 130602

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Counties for Arts and Cultural Activ...

Deadline 02/01/22

Grants to Minnesota nonprofit organizations and government agencies in eligible counties for a range of arts and cultural activities. Funding is intended for activities in a range of artistic areas, including dance, literature, media arts, music, theater, visual art, fo

GrantWatch ID#: 131201