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Call for Applications

July 2012 Volume XLVIII Number 4

Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children: the Foundation of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry is accepting applications for its Access to Care Grant program. The Foundation hopes to fund up to 20 Access to Care Grants in 2013.
The HSHC Access to Care Grants are matching/challenge grants of up to $20,000 per year supporting service initiatives that provide dental care (education, prevention, treatment or emergency care) to underserved and limited access children in the United States. Other requirements and stipulations include:
  • HSHC funds may be applied to cover costs of clinic supplies, instruments and equipment, patient/parent/caregiver education materials, take-home supplies (toothbrushes, toothpaste, etc.), education and/or outreach to recruit dentist participation in program activities, or other activity with clear, direct impact on child oral care.
  • HSHC will give special consideration to programs that have demonstrated success and have potential for replication in other communities, as well as initiatives that have illustrated collaboration with other institutions and organizations.
  • Access to Care Grants must be expended within 12 months of award. Guidelines, requirements and application instructions are available on the HSHC website: http://www.healthysmileshealthychildren. org.
For further information, please contact Grants and Corporate Relations Manager Tracey Schilligo at (312) 337-2169 or via e-mail at Applications are due Aug. 1, 2012.