May 2019 Volume LIV Number 3


2016 HSHC Grant Recipients

May 2016 Volume LI Number 3

Since taking on the Dental Home challenge in 2010, Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children has issued more than $3 million in grants and commitments helping 70 organizations in 26 states provide Dental Homes to more than 290,000 children. HSHC plans to release another $1 million in new commitments next year. 

In 2016, HSHC will award $400,000 in Access to Care grants to 20 organizations. Two previous grantees also will receive multi-year grants, receiving $75,000 a year through 2021.

Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children’s previous Access to Care grantees, Cook Children’s Health Care System/Save a Smile in Fort Worth, Texas along with St. Vincent de Paul Virginia G. Piper Medical & Dental Clinic (SVDP) in Phoenix, Arizona, each were awarded multi-year Access to Care grants of $375,000 ($75,000 per year for five years). Each five-year grant carries $75,000 annual commitments from FY 2017 through FY 2020. 


2016 HSHC Access to Care Grantees

Caridad Center, Inc.: Pediatric Dental Clinic – Boynton Beach, Fla.

The Center for Pediatric Dentistry: Dental Home Day at the CPD – Seattle, Wash.

Children’s Dental Services: First Year Dental Visits,
Serving Homeless and Pregnant teens and Children in Twin Cities Suburbs – Minneapolis, Minn.

Children’s Diagnostic & Treatment Center: Dental Clinic for Special Needs Children – Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Children’s National Medical Center: Children’s National, Access Project – Washington, D.C.

Children’s Smile Center – Ozark, Mo.

Erie Family Health Center, Inc.: Dental Home for Underserved Children – Chicago, Ill.

Family Health Services Corporation: Children’s Oral Restorative Program – Twin Falls, Idaho.

FirstHealth of the Carolinas: FirstDentalHome – Southern Pines, N.C.

Kalihi-Palama Health Center: KPHC Healthy Smiles Program – Honolulu, Hawaii.

KidSMILES Pediatric Dental Clinic: Increasing Dental Home Capacity for Children in Need – Dublin, Ohio.

Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department: Bright Smiles for Children of Lincoln and Lancaster County – Lincoln, Neb.

Partnership for the Children of San Luis Obispo County: Tolosa Children’s Dental Center – Paso Robles, Calif.

Pike County Health Department: Pike County Dental Clinic – Pittsfield, Ill.

Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics: Goleta Neighborhood Dental Clinic (GNDC) – Santa Barbara, Calif.

University of Florida Foundation: Children’s Oral Health Project, After Hours Emergency Services at Naples Community
Hospital – Gainesville, Fla.

Well Child Center: Pediatric Dental Program, First Tooth Visit – Elgin, Ill.

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