Dental/Medical Integration for Children in Illinois
Illinois Children's Healthcare Foundation and Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation are investing in grants to integrate oral health and medical services for children to increase access to integrated services in a clinical setting in Illinois.
Examples of eligible projects include, but are not limited to:
- Training of primary care providers to identify risk factors, perform oral exams, provide anticipatory guidance, education on diet and nutrition
- Develop an internal referral network between primary care providers and dental providers that establishes a delivery of care
- Integration of dental and medical technology
- Co-location of integrated services
Nonprofit organizations and government entities are eligible to apply. The applicant must also provide primary care services directly to children.
Examples of eligible organizations include:
- Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC)
- FQHC look-alikes
- School-based health centers
- Free clinics
- Public health department clinics
- Hospital clinics
- Other community health centers
Award ceiling: $100,000
Project period: 12 months
Estimated total program funding: $1,500,000
For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.