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AAPD Foundation Access to Care Grants

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American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
Dec 20, 2019



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.

Funding may be used for:

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

Applicants must be a United States/U.S. Territory organization providing care to children in the U.S. or a U.S. territory.

Priority is given to projects with pediatric dentist leadership. Projects led by general practitioners may also apply.

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
  • State government agencies
  • Colleges/schools of dentistry
  • Colleges/schools of medicine (pediatric and family medicine departments only)
  • National, state, and local dental societies
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.

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

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