Delta Dental of Missouri accepting applications for Oral Health Grant

Designed to support oral health initiatives, educational programs and charitable causes throughout the state.

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Delta Dental of Missouri has announced it will now start accepting applications for the first cycle of its 2021 Oral Health Grant Program. This grant funding is designed to support oral health initiatives, educational programs and charitable causes throughout the state.

“In 2020, we were pleased to award 20 organizations across Missouri with more than $847,000 in grant funding,” said Rob Goren, president and chief executive officer at Delta Dental of Missouri. “We work to continually expand the reach of our program to help people of all ages access vital dental care and educational services, so they can live better lives through improved dental health. We encourage organizations, which align with our mission to improve oral health, to apply for a grant.”

Delta Dental of Missouri’s Charitable Giving Committee evaluates each grant application from eligible organizations and determines the initiatives to be awarded funding.

To be eligible for an oral health grant, applicants in Missouri must first complete a letter of inquiry through the online application system. Online letters of inquiry are due by Friday, March 12, 2021, and online applications are due by Wednesday, March 24, 2021. Applicants must be considered tax-exempt under 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or be a public or governmental entity, such as a public school or health department, and serve the people of Missouri.