grant guidelines

Delta Dental of Virginia Foundation Grant Guidelines

Thank you for your interest in receiving a grant from the Delta Dental of Virginia Foundation. We fund organizations and projects in Virginia working to improve oral health in the Commonwealth. Eligible candidates are safety net providers, including Federally Qualified Health Centers, free clinics, hybrid clinics and other nonprofit organizations working to improve oral health.

Thank you to everyone who attended our Grant Cycle Information Session. If you were unable to attend, a recording is available here.

Applications open on July 15, 2024, and are due August 16, 2024. Our typical funding range is $75k  $100k per eligible applicant, and this year, we have $750k in available funding. Visit our grants management website to apply.

Grant request categories:

  • General Operating Support  support for a nonprofit’s ability to carry out day-to-day operations
  • Program Support  support for a specific oral health program
  • Capital Support  support for purchasing/renovating equipment/facility to provide oral health services
  • Equipment Support  support for purchasing equipment to provide oral health services

In general, the Foundation does not fund individuals seeking care or religious or political campaigns.

We hold one grant cycle per year. If you are unsure if you're eligible for funding or if you've applied in the past but weren't funded, consider reaching out to us to discuss your program before you apply.

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