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Funding by Topic: Oral health

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Faculty Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment for individuals from economically and environmentally disadvantaged backgrounds who agree to serve as faculty at eligible health professions schools for a minimum of 2 years.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jul 7, 2022
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Closing the Gap with Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Plans
Funding to collaborate with multi-sectoral partners to develop an implementation-ready Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Plan to reduce disparities in health outcomes related to chronic disease in a tribal jurisdiction, community, or catchment area. Health disparity populations include rural and tribal communities, among others.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jun 8, 2022
Application Deadline: Jul 8, 2022
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Louisiana Community Health Grants
Grants for programs across the state of Louisiana that are designed to increase preventive care, create health equity, and improve health outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Application Deadline: Jul 8, 2022
Sponsor: Louisiana Healthcare Connections
Education and Outreach for Dental Therapy in Tribal Settings
Grants to support education and outreach on tribal dental therapy programs. The overall goal of the program is strengthening efforts and launching new efforts to enhance federal, state, and tribal policies supportive of dental therapy within the Indian Health System.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 22, 2022
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Tribal Colleges and Universities Implementation Activities or Feasibility Study for Dental Therapy Training Programs
Grants to tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) to implement activities to support training and educational opportunities for dental therapy students, or to undertake a feasibility study to explore what it would take to begin a dental therapy training program at the TCU.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 22, 2022
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Tribes and Tribal Organizations Implementation of Dental Therapy
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.
Geographic coverage: Available in 14 states.
Application Deadline: Jul 22, 2022
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
Maryland Dent-Care Loan Assistance Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for dentists in Maryland who provide care to vulnerable populations in the state, including Maryland Medical Assistance Program recipients.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Jul 29, 2022
Sponsors: Maryland Department of Health, Maryland Higher Education Commission
California Dental Student Loan Repayment Grant
Loan repayment assistance for recent dental graduates in exchange for providing service to underserved populations in California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2022
Sponsor: California Dental Association
Utah State Primary Care Grant Program
Grants to provide access to primary care services for low income individuals and families living in Utah that do not have health insurance and are not eligible for CHIP, Medicare, or Medicaid.
Geographic coverage: Utah
Application Deadline: Aug 5, 2022
Sponsor: Utah Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment for undergraduate and graduate health professional educational loans in return for full-time clinical service in Indian Health Service programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2022
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services