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Rural Health
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.

Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children Access to Care Grants
Grants to support community-based initiatives that provide dental homes to children who are underserved and/or have limited access to oral healthcare.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2017
Sponsor: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
Montana NHSC Student Loan Repayment Program
Offers loan repayment assistance for healthcare professionals who agree to practice in Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) of Montana.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2017
Sponsor: Montana Primary Care Office
Minnesota Dentist Loan Forgiveness Program
Provides loan repayment assistance to dental students, residents, or licensed dentists who plan to to provide at least 25% of annual patient encounters to state public program enrollees or patients receiving a sliding fee schedule in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 4, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota Rural Dental Therapist/Advanced Dental Therapist Loan Forgiveness Program
Offers loan repayment assistance to final year dental therapist/advanced dental therapist (DT/ADT) students, or licensed DTs/ADTs who plan to practice or are currently practicing in a designated rural area of Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 4, 2018
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Gates Family Foundation Capital Grants
Provides support for building purchase, construction, expansion, renovation, and/or land acquisition for Colorado organizations working in the areas of arts and culture; education; well-being of children, youth, and families; parks and recreation; and community development.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2018
Sponsor: Gates Family Foundation
Ohio Dentist Loan Repayment Program and Dental Hygienist Loan Repayment Program
Offers loan repayment to general and pediatric dentists and dental hygienists who agree to work in underserved areas in Ohio.
Geographic coverage: Ohio
Application Deadline: Jan 16, 2018
Sponsor: Ohio Department of Health
Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part F Community Based Dental Partnership Program
Offers funding to organizations to work with community-based dental providers to increase service delivery to people living with HIV/AIDS in underserved populations or geographic areas, and to train dental and hygiene students and dental residents to deliver HIV/AIDS dental care.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 19, 2018
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Virginia Health Safety Net Grants
Funding for projects to grow and strengthen Virginia's healthcare safety net by developing or expanding patient capacity, establishing a broader scope of services, creating local systems of care, or strengthening infrastructure.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 19, 2018
Application Deadline: Mar 7, 2018
Sponsor: Virginia Health Care Foundation
Brighter Futures Community Grant
Funding for community-based oral health programs in Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana, with special consideration given to programs that promote and/or provide oral health for underserved or at-risk populations.
Geographic coverage: Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2018
Sponsor: Delta Dental of Michigan Foundation
Delta Dental of Washington Foundation Grants
Grants to programs in the state of Washington that increase access to dental care for underserved and high risk populations and improve oral health through prevention and early intervention.
Geographic coverage: Washington
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2018
Sponsor: Delta Dental Washington Dental Service Foundation