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2022 Open Funding Grant Opportunity

At Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation, we believe every person deserves a healthy mouth regardless of life circumstances. As an organization guided by equity, we also understand that every community has unique assets, needs, and priorities. We want to understand what your community needs to be healthy. Together we can address community needs, implement activities to improve oral health, and influence long-term change.

The 2022 grant opportunity has closed. View current grantees here. Information about future funding opportunities will be posted here when it are available.

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Our Investment Priorities

It is well documented that health disparities are closely linked to race and ethnicity, income, geography, and age. Oral health outcomes are no different. Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation has taken a multifaceted approach to achieve oral health equity by investing in the areas that research and data tell us are most pressing. As a result, the foundation is funding programs that address root causes through the following initiatives. 

Click on each initiative to learn more about the goals, focus populations, and projected outcomes.

Prevention
Increasing preventive oral health care for children under the age of 6 and pregnant individuals.
Oral Heath Care Access
Creating a community-led, data-driven, place-based strategy that supports all individuals having affordable, accessible, and comprehensive oral health care.
Workforce Development
Creating a more racially and ethnically diverse oral health workforce that reflects the demographics of our state and local communities.