Thanks to your donations to the Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation, 18 non-profit organizations and 2 WDA Foundation programs will have a little extra funding in 2020 to strengthen their oral care programs.
The WDA Foundation awarded nearly $45,000 in grant funding to programs across the state that follow the foundation’s mission of improving the oral health and overall well-being of Wisconsin residents while supporting the needs of the dental community.
Grants ranged from $1,200 to nearly $4,000 to support programs that help children, adults and seniors in our state.
This year grants were awarded to:
Affordable Dental Care, Inc. (Dane Co.) $2,600.00
Bread of Healing Clinic (Milwaukee Co.) $2,900.00
Chippewa Valley Technical College Dental Clinic (Chippewa Co.) $3,380.00
Community Dental Clinic (Jefferson Co) $2,200.00
Door County Medical Center Dental Clinic (Door Co) $2,900.00
HealthNet of Rock County, Inc. $2,900.00
Healthy Smiles for Portage Co. $1,400.00
Lafayette Co. Health Department $1,200.00
Lake Area Free Clinic (Waukesha Co.) $2,500.00
More Smiles Wisconsin (Dane Co.) $3,000.00
Open Arms Free Clinic, Inc. (Walworth Co.) $2,300.00
Oral Health Partnership (Brown Co) $2,200.00
Price Co. Health & Human Services Department $1,400.00
Shawano Co. Healthy Smiles $1,700.00
St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care (Milwaukee Co.) $2,600.00
St. Croix Co. Oral Health Coalition $1,388.00
Waukesha County Community Dental Clinic $2,200.00
In addition, the foundation earmarked funds for Donated Dental Services and the Mission of Mercy.
The Grant Cycle for 2021 will open on July 1. If you work with a non-profit that improves oral health, be sure to tell them about the WDA Foundation Grant Program.