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Rhode Island Dental Foundation Fund Grants

Grant deadline: August 31, 2024

The Rhode Island Dental Foundation Fund was established in 2023 by the Rhode Island Dental Foundation, an affiliate of the Rhode Island Dental Association. Grants from this program support community organizations focused on oral and dental health.

Applications must meet at least one of the following criteria:

• Fund education and research programs designed to improve the art and science of dentistry in the State of Rhode Island.

• Award grants for dental public service projects in Rhode Island.

• Provide funding for programs to improve accessibility and availability of dental care for underserved citizens of the State of Rhode Island.

• Educate the Rhode Island public about oral health and the importance of oral health.

• Support Rhode Island oral health education.

• Support other Rhode Island charitable or educational projects related to oral health.

• Support free clinics or other projects involving Rhode Island Dental Association members that provide direct dental care to underserved populations.

• Provide scholarships for dental auxiliaries that are Rhode Island residents and plan to work in Rhode Island as a dental auxiliary for at least one year.

Application deadline

Applications must be submitted by 3:00 p.m. (EST) on August 31, 2024.

Organizations may submit only one application per year to the Rhode Island Dental Foundation Fund. However, application to this fund does not restrict an organization from applying to another grant program at the Foundation. Applications will be evaluated once per year in September.

Grants generally range between $500 and $5,000.

To apply

To apply, please submit the following:

Completed application form, submitted through our online system. Please complete the Small Grant Program application to apply for this grant.

Completed budget form, also submitted through our online system.

• A proposal narrative, found within the application.

• A current list of the applying organization's board of directors attached to the application.

NOTE: If you already have started an online application, please log in to your account page to edit the application that is in progress.