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Tribes and Tribal Organizations Implementation of Dental Therapy

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National Indian Health Board
Aug 14, 2023

Brett Weber


The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) will provide grants for projects that implement dental therapy in Tribal communities in states that have a legal mechanism for dental therapists to practice within the Indian health system.


Applicants must be either a unit of government or a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that meets the following criteria:

  • A federally recognized tribe, tribal health consortium, or a tribal organization
  • Have a strong interest and/or demonstrated commitment to increasing the access and quality of oral health services
  • Be in a state that has a legal mechanism for dental therapists to practice within the Indian health system
Geographic coverage
Available in 14 states.
Amount of funding

Three grants up to $25,000 each will be awarded.

The project period will run for 9 months, from approximately September 1, 2023 to May 31, 2024.

Application process

Complete the application package and email to Brett Weber with the grant code "DHAT 2 - IMPL" in the subject line.

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Dental workforce · Oral health · Alaska · Arizona · Colorado · Connecticut · Idaho · Maine · Michigan · Minnesota · Montana · Nevada · New Mexico · Oregon · Vermont · Washington

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