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Category: DDCOF Press Releases

Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation Opens 2022 Grant Opportunities to Increase Oral Health Equity

Support SB21-102: Continue Dental Access with ITR and SDF Treatments by Dental Hygienists

SB 102 is a sunset review bill that would continue allowing dental hygienists to provide these treatments. The dental stakeholder community collectively asks your support for this bill.

Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation Provides Grants to 34 Nonprofit Organizations

Investment of $2 million supports organizations across the state providing support services to community members most impacted by COVID-19.

DENVER – Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation (DDCOF) is providing $2 million in funding this year to 34 Colorado nonprofit organizations, reaching 95,000 Coloradans. These organizations connect people most significantly impacted by the effects of COVID-19 to health care services and resources such as food and housing assistance. 

Delta Dental companies donated $76.3 million, positively impacting the oral and overall health of 12.8 million Americans in 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Delta Dental Institute released its first-ever Community Impact Report, highlighting the investments Delta Dental companies and their foundations made in 2019 to expand access to oral health care, improve oral health education, and support communities. Delta Dental donated more than $76.3 million in 2019, impacting the lives of more than 12.8 million people and funding more than 1,700 programs.

Standing Against Racism

In this pivotal moment, Delta Dental of Colorado and Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation join together and stand in solidarity with Black members of our company, our community, and our country. The systemic, institutional racism that pervades our society is a persistent and wretched enemy of equity. We understand that to be silent about the injustices and threats to the lives of Black people is to be complicit, and we refuse to be silent. Those who abuse their power and continue to take Black lives must be held accountable.

Delta Dental of Colorado Announces COVID-19 Relief Response

DENVER – Delta Dental of Colorado (DDCO), the state’s largest dental benefits company, covering more than 1.3 million members, and Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation (DDCOF), the state’s leading funder of programming that advances oral health equity, announced they have collectively committed $30 million in the form of billing and premium credits, loans, relief funds, and grants to customers, oral health care providers, and local community organizations.

31 nonprofit organizations receive funding from Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation to improve oral health in Colorado communities

Foundation has contributed $6.9 million since 2018 to support community-led solutions that elevate the oral health of underserved Coloradans. Today, Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation (DDCOF) announced that it will provide $3.5 million in funding over three years to 31 Colorado nonprofit organizations to support projects that create accessible oral health care across the lifespan and advance oral health equity. 

Grant Funding Available for Colorado Nonprofit Organizations Seeking to Improve Oral Health

 Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation will fund single and multi-year projects statewide. 
 DENVER – June 3, 2019 – Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation (DDCOF) has released a request for applications (RFA) from Colorado nonprofit organizations interested in implementing projects or seeking general operating support to improve oral health equity and interactions in their communities. Applications are due by Monday, July 15, 2019 at midnight MST. 

Dental program expands to meet adult needs

The successful Skippy+ dental program, which provides basic cleanings twice a year to students in local schools via its mobile clinic, is expanding to meet the needs of adult Medicaid recipients in Ouray County.