Community-based oral health programs in Kansas are encouraged to apply for grants up to $150,000 for programs designed to improve oral health. Special consideration will be given to applicants whose programs focus on improving the oral health of low-income children and senior citizens; however, all grant submissions will be considered.
Community Dental Health Grants will be provided for new initiatives, new components of existing programs, start-up funding or one-time events that will include one or more of the following grant criteria:
- Prevention and education
- Significant and/or large impact
- Sustainable, innovative solutions
Applicants must submit a proposal by April 14, 2017 to be considered for the 2017 grant cycle:
Examples of allowed projects:
- Dental supplies for charitable purposes
- Dental education materials
- Xylitol and fluoride products
To be eligible for funding consideration, an organization must be a:
- Public charity with tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code
- Public or governmental entity such as a school or health district, or
- Tribal organization with 7871 tax-exempt status
If you are looking for reporting instructions for the 2016 grant cycle, please click the button below.