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Dental/Medical Integration for Children in Illinois

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Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, Illinois Children's Healthcare Foundation
Aug 20, 2019

Bob Egan
630.571.2555 Ext. 16

Nedranae Hunt
630.571.2555 Ext. 10


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
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $100,000
Project period: 12 months
Estimated total program funding: $1,500,000

Application process

Links to application instructions, forms, and the online application portal are available on the program website.

Tagged as
Access · Children and youth · Clinics · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Health information technology · Health workforce education and training · Integrated service delivery · Oral health · Primary care · Public health · Schools · Technology for health and human services · Illinois

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