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Academy of General Dentistry Foundation Grant Program

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Academy of General Dentistry
Dec 1, 2019



The Academy of General Dentistry Foundation provides grant support for nonprofit community-based outreach programs that provide free oral cancer screenings and education to the public, especially underserved communities that lack access to oral health care due to geographic and/or economic hardship.

Programs should include at least 3 of the following characteristics:

  • Promotes oral cancer prevention and education by offering free oral cancer screenings for the public
  • Uses technology as a means to support and enhance oral cancer risk factor prevention, including web-based public information resources and education
  • Promotes oral cancer prevention and education with a focus on raising awareness in geographically underserved areas
  • Hosts fundraisers with a focus on raising awareness of oral cancer, where participants can get a free oral cancer screening
  • Focuses on the link between viruses and oral cancer
  • Includes patient navigation
  • Has established community partnerships to provide referrals and follow-up care to other programs or facilities

Nonprofit organizations in the United States and Canada are eligible to apply. Organizations previously awarded grant funding from the Foundation must wait 2 years before applying again.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Up to $5,000.

Application process

A link to the application is available on the program website.

Mail completed applications to:

Academy of General Dentistry Foundation
Grants Committee
560 W Lake Street, 6th Floor
Chicago, IL 60661

Tagged as
Access · Cancer · Health screening · Networking and collaboration · Oral health · Technology for health and human services

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