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The Michigan Dental Association Foundation is pleased to announce grant applications are now available. Grants are available for both oral health education projects and access to care projects located in the state of Michigan. The deadline for submitting grant requests is June 1.

Guidelines for Grant Application

Proposals must be submitted either by accredited educational institutions or by non profit organizations with a 501(c) 3 status. Applicants must be located within the state of Michigan, as must the proposed activity. The applicant must provide a formal request detailing their needs and program goals as well as report on their results midway through the project and at the completion of the project. Guidelines for submitting a grant application is available for download (.pdf format) by following the link below. (Note: You must download and install Adobe Acrobat Reader to view this file.)

The Michigan Dental Association Foundation is dedicated to building a permanent, lasting legacy of support for individuals and programs designed to provide the people of Michigan with the best oral health environment in the nation. We believe that it is our responsibility to identify, develop and coordinate resources that will ensure optimal quality and progressive oral health care for the people of Michigan who cannot access care the traditional ways.

For questions about the Foundation's grant program, please contact Lori Kleinfelt at (800) 589-2632, ext. 406.

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