Our 2020 grant cycle!

We are excited to kick off our 2020 Delta Dental of Virginia grant cycle! We’ve undergone a strategy refresh and enhanced our focus on making a greater impact on the most critical oral health needs in our communities.

Learn more about our new process and how to apply.

Prioritizing smiles across Virginia

We believe everyone deserves a healthy smile, especially in times like these. The Delta Dental of Virginia Foundation has made a statewide contribution of $1M to support Virginians impacted by COVID-19.

2019 Smile Report

Every smile tells a story. The Delta Dental of Virginia 2019 Smile Report tells real stories from patients who were helped by a Delta Dental of Virginia Foundation grant. Since the Foundation began, it has provided more than $5 million to organizations acoss the state. 

We’re proud to be part of an organization that cares about our communities. Last year, Delta Dental companies nationwide donated more than $76.3 million in direct and in-kind community outreach, impacting 12.8 million lives. Download the 2019 community impact report to learn what Delta Dental is doing across the nation. 

Giving Back: Delta Dental of Virginia Foundation

Everyone deserves a healthy smile.

A healthy smile is a powerful thing. That's why the Delta Dental of Virginia Foundation is committed to improving the oral health of all Virginians. But good oral health means much more than a nice smile. A healthy mouth is essential to overall wellness. Learn more about how our Foundation is working to create healthy smiles for those who need it most. 

Our mission

The Delta Dental of Virginia Foundation's mission is to create healthy smiles for all Virginians through education, program development and community partnerships. The Delta Dental of Virginia Foundation strives to achieve its mission through its Smart Smiles outreach program.

Smart Smiles

An important part of our mission at Delta Dental of Virginia is to improve the oral health of all Virginians through research, education and access to care for the underserved. Good oral health is more important than ever, as research continues to demonstrate the link between oral health and overall health. In support of our mission, we developed the Smart Smiles® outreach program.

Our Smart Smiles® services have three primary areas of focus: oral health education, delivery of oral health care services and community support. Find out more about each program below.

Provides much needed oral health care and education to children who lack dental insurance or who qualify for Medicaid or FAMIS

Through its Smart Smiles® In the Community program, the Delta Dental of Virginia Foundation awards oral health grants to 501(c)(3) organizations to support efforts to improve oral health care in Virginia. 

Provides oral health education to students from Kindergarten to 5th grade through a fun, interactive curriculum, available free of charge to all Virginia elementary schools


Questions about the Delta Dental of Virginia Foundation? Check out our frequently asked questions.