New York School-Based Dental Sealant Program
Application: Oct 14, 2016
The New York School-Based Dental Sealant Program provides funding for School-Based Sealant Programs (SBSPs) targeting underserved second and third graders in the state.
All SBSPs funded through this program are expected to target schools with vulnerable populations that are less likely to receive dental care and provide a full array of services, including:
- Outreach and education to school personnel and parents
- Dental screening for second and third grade students
- Education on the prevention of dental caries
- Application of sealants
- Referrals and follow-up
- Re-screening and re-application, as needed
Counties have been grouped by tiers in the application instructions. Highest preference will be given to applications that propose to serve Tier 1 counties, then Tier 2, and Tier 3 counties until funding is exhausted. Many of the Tier 1 counties are classified as rural.
Eligible applicants are nonprofit Article 28 facilities (hospitals, diagnostic and treatment centers, schools of dentistry, or local health departments) that have been approved to operate School-Based Health Center Dental Programs.
Award Ceiling: $50,000 per year
Project Period: 5 years
Total Funding Available: $7,500,000
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