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Every day we partner with communities to re-imagine how all of our neighbors access, benefit from, and value the importance of proper oral health care.

With our partner organizations, we implement innovative programs and projects intended to reach those with the most to gain.

Current Grantees

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Our Funding

Our current oral health funding across Colorado is listed in the table below.
Program Name
Initiative Counties Served Start Date Life Cycle (in years)
Colorado Dental Hygienists Association
Workforce Innovation and the Role of the Dental Hygienist
Workforce Statewide 01/01/2022 3
Colorado Mountain College Foundation
Colorado Mountain College Dental Hygiene program (expansion)
Workforce Chaffee, Eagle, Garfield, Grand, Lake, Pitkin, Routt, Summit 11/01/2022 2
Colorado Nonprofit Development Center dba Mile High Health Alliance
Bridges to Care: Communities, Providers, and Oral Health
Place-based Access to Care: NE Denver/Aurora Denver 09/01/2022 2
Community College of Denver Foundation
Community College of Denver Dental Hygiene program (growth)
Workforce Denver 11/01/2022 2
Community Partnership for Child Development
Oral Health Program for Low-Income Children in El Paso County
Prevention El Paso 01/01/2023 3
Denver Health and Hospitals Foundation
Dental Assistant Training and Certification Scholarships at Denver Health
Workforce Arapahoe, Denver 09/01/2022 3
Early Learning Ventures
Oral Health Initiative for Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Sites
Prevention Adams, Arapahoe, Garfield, Mesa, Morgan, Pueblo 01/01/2022 3
Emily Griffith Foundation
Scholarships and 360 Funds for Emily Griffith Dental Assisting students
Workforce Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Denver, Douglas, Jefferson 09/01/2022 1
Every Child Pediatrics
Expanding Integrated Health Care services in Denver and Lakewood clinics
Prevention Adams, Arapahoe, Broomfield, Denver, Jefferson 01/01/2022 2
Family Resource Center Association
Colorado Family Resource Centers Increase Equitable Access to Oral Health
Prevention Statewide 09/01/2022 2
1 2 3 4 6

Our Impact

We amplify our Mile High Smile Power each day through the organizations, individuals, and communities we work with. Learn more about their stories.

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