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DentaQuest Health Equity Hero Awards

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Apr 21, 2023



DentaQuest Health Equity Hero Awards recognize individuals and organizations for extraordinary work to enable more equitable access to oral care and/or other health services and improving overall health outcomes.

Heroes are making an impact across the nation, helping our country's most vulnerable populations access quality oral health, medical, and behavioral healthcare.


Nominations are open to the public. Nominees should be a person or team working to enable more equitable access to health services and may come from any health-related sector, including dental care, healthcare, family support, legal aid, school, and community programs.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

$5,000 will be donated to a nonprofit committed to promoting health equity selected by each award recipient. 13 awardees were selected in 2022.

Application process

A link to the online nomination form is available on the program website.

Tagged as
Access · Behavioral health · Health disparities · Healthcare needs and services · Leadership · Oral health

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