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AAPD Foundation Access to Care Grants

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American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
Oct 3, 2022

Jasmine Williams


The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) offers matching grants to support community-based initiatives that provide dental homes to children who are underserved and/or have limited access to oral healthcare.

Eligible uses of funds include, but are not limited to:

  • Child oral healthcare
  • Clinic supplies, instruments, and equipment
  • Salary
  • Education and/or outreach to recruit dentist participation in program activities
  • Special healthcare needs

All non-private dental and/or medical organizations located in the United States and its territories are eligible to apply.

Initiatives must be under the direct supervision of a dentist. Supervision by a pediatric dentist is preferred but not required.

Eligible applicants include, but are not limited to:

  • 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(6) nonprofit organizations
  • Local health jurisdictions
  • County health departments
  • Hospitals and clinics
  • University-affiliated dental schools, their clinics and adjunct locations
  • Community college-affiliated programs
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Amount of funding

Up to $20,000.

Application process

Links to the application instructions and the online application portal are available on the program website when applications are being accepted.

Tagged as
Access · Children and youth · Dental workforce · Oral health · People with disabilities · Uninsured and underinsured

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