Northeast Delta Dental Foundation awards more than $142,000 in grants to NH oral health programs
CONCORD, NH, April 20, 2022 - The Northeast Delta Dental Foundation recently awarded more than $142,000 to 18 oral health programs throughout New Hampshire. The Foundation supports organizations and initiatives in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont that provide oral health education and dental care to uninsured and underserved communities.
The Foundation awarded grants to the following organizations to support the dental care of their clients including: $5,000 to Aspire Living & Learning, $5,000 to Brigid’s House of Hope, $10,000 to Dismas Home of New Hampshire, $5,000 to Gateways Community Services, $10,000 to North American Family Institute, and $6,000 to One Sky Community Services.
Grants awarded for oral health programs included $5,000 to Community Action Partnership of Strafford County for oral care kits for infants and children, $15,000 to the Dental Clinic at Concord Hospital’s Family Health Center, $11,200 to Crotched Mountain Foundation for their Community Care program, $20,000 to Dental Lifeline’s Donated Dental Services program in New Hampshire, $10,000 to Easterseals New Hampshire for their program at Gammon Academy, $10,000 to Harbor Care Health and Wellness to support their dental center, and $1,000 to Kiwanis Club of Mt. Washington Valley for student athletic mouthguards and an oral health education program.
Three grants were awarded for dental supplies and/or equipment included $4,600 to Greater Nashua Dental Connection, $10,000 to Sullivan Oral Health Collaborative and $4,137 to White Mountain Community Health.
In support of oral health education and professional development, the Foundation awarded $5,158 to Building Community in New Hampshire and $5,000 to NHTI to support their dental assisting career training program.
The Foundation also awarded $50,000 to support a tri-state program (Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont) through Tufts University School of Dental Medicine for living expenses stipends of students participating in the Northern New England Mentorship Program.
About the Northeast Delta Dental Foundation: Since 1995, the Foundation has supported organizations and initiatives in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont that provide oral health education and dental care to uninsured and underserved people. It is a philanthropic arm of Northeast Delta Dental, advancing its oral health and overall wellness mission and underscoring its belief that everyone deserves a healthy smile.
About Northeast Delta Dental: Northeast Delta Dental administers dental benefits in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, offering dental insurance programs for businesses and nonprofits of all sizes, and individuals and families with no access to employer-sponsored dental benefits.