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Funders of Rural Oral Health Programs

A variety of government agencies, foundations, and organizations have funded rural oral health programs and research. Examples of these organizations are listed below.

For additional funding information, see Funders of Rural Programs in the Rural Community Health Toolkit.

For a list of current oral health program funding opportunities, see Rural Health Funding & Opportunities by Topic in the Online Library.

Professional Associations

American Dental Association (ADA) Foundation

American Dental Hygienists Association

American Association for Community Dental Programs

American Association of Public Health Dentistry

Other Associations

Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors


Academy of General Dentistry

American College of Dentists

Foundations and Charitable Organizations

RHIhub information specialists can conduct a custom funding search to find additional options. For more information, contact 800-270-1898 or

Delta Dental

Hospital Foundations

A Profile of Foundations Created from Health Care Conversions
Lists health foundations formed from transactions involving hospitals, health plans, or health systems.
Organization(s): Grantmakers in Health
Date: 06/2009


National Network for Oral Health Access