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  1. 1. Grant Program/Source Eligible Applicant(S) Range Of Grant Deadline Purpose Opportunity ADA Community Dentistry Community oral health First place May - The Community Dentistry Award Preventive Award programs that include a recipient will check site recognizes programs focused on community oral preventive dentistry receive a $5,000 for improving oral health at the community health programs component. Awards have award and a wall changes level. The Community Dentistry Award been presented to hygienists plaque. was established in 1972 (as the and also to non- Meritorious Community Preventive Dentistry professionals. awards of $2,500 Award). In 2006 it was renamed the may be given to Community Dentistry Award, with up to three other increased monetary prizes reflecting the entrants. sponsors’ desire to continue to foster and recognize community oral health programs that include a preventive dentistry component. The Award is sponsored by the ADA through its Foundation with the generous support of Johnson & Johnson Oral Health Products. Grant Program/Source Eligible Applicant(s) Range of Grant Deadline Purpose Opportunity ADA E. Bud Tarrson The Tarrson Award A $2,500 grant is No Linda C. Tarrson, Mr. Tarrson's widow, Grassroots access to Access to Oral Health Care recognizes an individual who donated in the deadline donated a $100,000 gift to the ADA care Award brings access to care to the recipient's honor noted - Foundation to establish the award in grassroots level. Individuals to a charitable check site memory of her husband. Bud Tarrson, who have received the ADA dental program of past owner and chairman of the board Council on Access, his or her choice. of the John O. Butler Co., died Oct. 4, Prevention and 1999, at age 85. Interprofessional Relations' Access Recognition Award are automatically qualified to be a possible award recipient
  2. 2. Grant Program/Source Eligible Applicant(s) Range of Grant Deadline Purpose Opportunity ADA Education, Applicants must be entering $1,000 October - Scholarships are awarded to defray Students Scholarship and fellowship their final year of study and check site school expenses, which include tuition, Programs currently attending a dental for fees, books, supplies and living hygiene program accredited changes expenses by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. Applicants must have an accumulative grade point average of 3.0 based on a 4.0 scale. Applicants must demonstrate a minimum financial need of $1,000. Grant Program/Source Eligible Applicant(s) Range of Grant Deadline Purpose Opportunity ADA Geriatric Oral Health Programs that have improved The first place May - Begun in 1984, the Geriatric Oral Geriatric oral health Care Award the oral health care of older recipient will check site Health Care Award recognizes care programs adults through innovative receive $2,500 for programs that have improved the oral ada/prod/adaf/prog_access_a community outreach activities and a wall changes health care of older adults through wards.asp#geriatric plaque. A innovative community outreach meritorious activities. The Geriatric Oral Health award of $500 Care Award is sponsored by the ADA may be granted through its Foundation with the to one other generous support of a grant from the entrant Pfizer Consumer Healthcare Group.
  3. 3. Grant Program/Source Eligible Applicant(s) Range of Grant Deadline Purpose Opportunity ADA Samuel Harris Fund Dental health education Proposals of up July - The grant program's main objective is Oral health education For Children's Dental conducted at schools, health to $5,000.00 check site to help children whose socio-economic Health Dentistry Grant fairs and social agencies, via for status impacts on their access to Program mobile dental clinics or changes professional oral care and adversely outreach programs; Dental affects their oral health habits at home. health education programs in The program philosophy seeks to conjunction with preventive increase access to, and education on, programs such as fluoride oral health care by encouraging and dental sealant application volunteerism in the health professions programs; Oral health and community. nutrition education materials designed for parents and/or dental professionals; Instruction in the proper use of oral care products; Development of public service announcements (PSAs) to increase awareness of and appreciation for proper childhood oral care.
  4. 4. Grant Program/Source Eligible Applicant(s) Range of Grant Deadline Purpose Opportunity ADHA Institute John C. Applicants must meet the Not more than June 30 Two fellowships will be awarded DH Program Faculty Thiel Faculty Research following qualifications: $5000 annually to faculty members pursuing a Fellowship Grant master of science degree in dental  Be a faculty member hygiene education or doctoral work. of an accredited The award is available to faculty dental hygiene members in the United States program interested in research complementing  Hold a valid license the ADHA National Research Agenda. to practice dental hygiene The main criterion for selection is a  Be a full- or part-time demonstrated commitment to dental faculty member for hygiene education, research, and the the academic year in advancement of dental hygiene which the award is practice. The applicant's current made academic record will also be considered  Current members of in the selection process. the ADHA Institute Board of Directors, The fellowship will be awarded in two ADHA Board of equal installments, the first no later than Trustees, ADHA September 1 and the second in Institute Committees, January. In order to maintain the and ADHA Councils fellowship and receive the full stipend, and Committees are the Fellow must maintain a grade point not eligible average of 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale) and  Be an active member remain in good standing with the of the American degree-awarding institution. Dental Hygienists' Association  Have graduated from an accredited United States dental hygiene school
  5. 5. Grant Program/Source Eligible Applicant(s) Range of Grant Deadline Purpose Opportunity ADHA Institute Research 1. The principal $1000 - 10,000; Jan. 30 The general purposes of the Program Joint research Grant Competition investigator be a funding for are: venture between licensed dental individual student ODHA and OHSU hygienist or a student projects is limited 1. To promote the oral health of (Pacific Univ.) pursuing a dental to $5000/project. the public by improving dental hygiene degree and hygiene education and practice; a current member of 2. To advance dental hygiene ADHA or SADHA; through the discovery and 2. An ADHA Institute application of knowledge which Research Grant includes original research, Application be developmental prospects and completed and a qualitative and quantitative proposal submitted research; according to the 3. To develop and expand upon guidelines in the the dental hygiene body of application package; knowledge; and 3. Projects which are in 4. To promote the delivery of progress may be quality oral healthcare. considered for funding as long as they meet the criteria for approval including recommendations for resubmission; 4. Current members of the ADHA Institute Board of Directors and ADHA Board of Trustees may not apply. In addition, members of the Research Grant Committee may not apply as principal investigators, but may do so in another capacity (i.e. secondary investigators,
  6. 6. mentors, etc.). Priorities will be given but not limited to proposals addressing the ADHA National Research Agenda. Grant Program/Source Eligible Applicant(s) Range of Grant Deadline Purpose Opportunity ADHA Institute Rosie Wall Six applicants $1,000-$3,000 Feb. 28 Project: Clearly describes and Establish a RDH Community Spirit (dependent on funding) per recipient documents the need for or supports an sustainable Grant who are involved in a ongoing/established project; Identifies community service specific community health specific needs in the current delivery of project or research project. One community services and addresses how recipient will be from the the proposed project will fill the state of Hawaii, while the identified needs; Offers a creative others will be chosen approach to increasing the public’s oral from the rest of the 50 and general health; Demonstrates states. sustainability once the grant has come *Applicant must be a to an end. United States citizen who is either a licensed dental hygienist or a student pursuing a dental hygiene degree. * Applicant must be a member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association. * Current ADHA Institute Board of Directors and ADHA Board of Trustees may not apply, nor may members of the Research Grant Review Committee apply as principle investigators.
  7. 7. Grant Program/Source Eligible Applicant(s) Range of Grant Deadline Purpose Opportunity; (For complete listing of the many available scholarships) ADHA Institute Scholarship You are eligible to apply for For current listing June 30 Education is an important focus of Students Program an ADHA Institute for Oral of the many the ADHA Institute's mission. The Health scholarship if: available scholarship fund was established in * You are enrolled in an scholarships, 1962 to assist students interested in accredited dental hygiene please check:site pursuing a career in dental hygiene. program in the United States; above. The primary focus of the program is to * You have completed a provide financial assistance to dental minimum of one year in a hygiene students and dental hygienists dental hygiene curriculum who can demonstrate a commitment to prior to receiving an ADHA further the discipline of dental hygiene Institute scholarship award through academic achievement, [students entering their first professional excellence, and a desire to year of dental hygiene school improve the public's overall health. are not eligible, students may The ADHA Institute Scholarship be in the process of Program consists of several scholarship completing their first year categories: General and Designated when application is Scholarships. In addition to the submitted]; scholarships awarded through general * You have a minimum dental ADHA Institute restricted scholarship hygiene grade point average funds, there are several designated (GPA) of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale); scholarships that are strictly dependent * You are a full-time student upon availability of funds and during the academic year for adherence to all other general and which you are applying (e.g. specific eligibility criteria. Fall 2006-Spring 2007), unless applying for the Part- Time Scholarship; * As an undergraduate student, you are an active member of the Student American Dental Hygienists' Association (SADHA) or the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA); * As a graduate student, you are an active member of the Student American Dental Hygienists’ Association (SADHA) or the American
  8. 8. Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA), hold an active dental hygiene license, and hold the minimum of a baccalaureate degree; and * * You (through your institution’s Financial Aid Office) can document a financial need of at least $1,500 by using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. [This is not required for students solely interested in merit-based scholarships. There are also scholarships available for applicants who demonstrate one of the following requirements: * member of a minority group (including African Americans, Asians, Hispanics, Native Americans, and males); * academic excellence (must have a 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale); * leadership potential; * a desire to become a dental hygiene educator; * a strong potential to serve in the public or community health care arena. The Institute also offers one part-time scholarship annually.
  9. 9. Grant Program/Source Eligible Applicant(s) Range of Grant Deadline Purpose Opportunity Aetna Non-profits $100,000 -$5 Check site. Aetna is committed to enhancing the School-based million quality of health care for all Americans Preventive Programs: through our business practices and Education charitable giving. In 2004, a new Fluoride application national grants program was developed Sealant programs focused on two critical health issues: Disparities in health; end-of-life care. 2006 focus: Improving the health of our nation's most vulnerable citizens is important to Aetna and the Aetna Foundation. This proposal category seeks community-based health education, prevention and early detection efforts; which increase access to care, including culturally sensitive care, and ensure the healthy development of our children (birth through elementary school). Proposals submitted in this category must address one of the following areas: oral health or obesity (including diabetes). Preference will be given to programs that incorporate one or more of the following: Family and/or caregiver involvement; Family and/or caregiver involvement; Pediatrician centered, a touchpoint to care; School-based implementation; School-based implementation; Integrated care delivery (e.g., dental/medical, obesity/diabetes);and linkages to ongoing preventive and sustainable care.
  10. 10. Grant Program/Source Eligible Applicant(s) Range of Grant Deadline Purpose Opportunity AmeriCorps States & Contact OCVAS for eligibility Historically, Check site. Initiate, improve, or expand the ability of AmeriCorps grants Competitive Grants info $1000 or less organizations and communities to may provide funds for Program Oregon provide services to address local unmet organizations to commission for Voluntary needs in education, the environment, develop and/or Action & Service independent senior living, public safety implement capacity 503.725.5903 (including disaster preparedness and to recruit and deploy response), or other human needs. professional Members engage in a range of activities volunteers to carry such as recruiting and supporting out oral health community volunteers, providing projects. translation services in community clinics, conducting safety patrols for local police departments, participating in environmental projects, conducting outreach and referral services for the homeless, etc.
  11. 11. Grant Program/Source Eligible Applicant(s) Range of Grant Deadline Purpose Opportunity CATCH Only pediatricians and $2,500-10,000 July 14 To enable pediatricians to plan Opportunity to take (Community Access to pediatric residents from the innovative community-based child initial steps toward a Child Health) Grants United States and its health initiatives that increase access to community-based, Planning Funds territories are eligible to apply medical homes or specific health children’s oral health for CATCH grants. services not otherwise available. initiative. Must be American Academy of A pediatrician or pediatric lead by a Pediatrician Pediatrics resident must lead the project CATCH Planning Funds grants are or a pediatric and be involved in the awarded for planning activities such as resident. proposal development and needs assessments and community project activities. asset mapping, feasibility studies, community coalition/collaboration meetings, focus groups, and development of grant proposals for project implementation after the planning phase is complete. Priority is given to projects that will be serving communities with the greatest health disparities.
  12. 12. Grant Program/Source Eligible Applicant(s) Range of Grant Deadline Purpose Opportunity Commonwealth Fund The Fund makes grants only Typically up to Submit The Fund supports independent Can assist with to tax-exempt organizations $500,000. letter of research on health and social issues improving health care and public agencies and does inquiry. and makes grants to improve health policy to better serve not support: General planning care practice and policy. We are the underserved. A and ongoing activities or dedicated to helping people become better "Kids" existing deficits; Endowment more informed about their health care program? or capital costs, including and improving care for vulnerable construction, renovation, or populations such as children, the equipment elderly, low-income families, minorities, and the uninsured. Two years ago, the Fund supported the expansion of an existing Web site to provide children's primary care providers with ready access to screening tools, educational materials, and interactive support for adopting best screening practices in developmental and behavioral pediatrics.
  13. 13. Grant Program/Source Eligible Applicant(s) Range of Grant Deadline Purpose Opportunity Delta Dental of California Dental health advocacy $62,000 has Contact via The San Francisco-based holding Dental care for low projects, events and been allocated website company system that includes Delta income, dental coalitions working to stem for various dental info. Dental of California, Delta Dental of supplies, CE (Delta dental disease in California health advocacy Pennsylvania and several affiliated Dental MAY be more and throughout the nation. projects, events Delta Dental Plans will collectively active in California and coalitions contribute nearly $400,000 this year to and Washington than working to stem dental clinics that offer care to low- in Oregon.) dental disease in income patients. Additional California and contributions will support the distribution throughout the of oral health services and supplies, nation educational scholarships for promising dental students and continuing education for dental professionals. Total charitable contributions including these awards and in-kind services are estimated to exceed $1.5 million.
  14. 14. Grant Program/Source Eligible Applicant(s) Range of Grant Deadline Purpose Opportunity HRSA An entity that offers a Dental Est. average size July 21 The purpose of this program is: (1) to Start, maintain, Dental Public Health Public Health Training of award: plan and develop new residency enhance or expand Residency Training Grants Program accredited by the $90,000 training programs and to maintain or dental training American Dental Association improve existing residency training programs or provide Commission on Dental programs in dental public health; and scholarships to Accreditation, such as a (2) to provide financial assistance to dental trainees. School of Public Health or residency trainees enrolled in such Pacific Univ. Dentistry, is eligible to apply. programs. Governmental and nonprofit entities, including faith-based and community-based organizations that meet other eligibility requirements are eligible to apply. Each applicant must demonstrate that the institution has or will have available full-time faculty members with training and experience in the field of dental public health and support from other faculty members trained in public health and other relevant specialties and disciplines. Grant Program/Source Eligible Applicant(s) Range of Grant Deadline Purpose Opportunity 06-005/Grant.html HRSA Eligible applicants are rural, Maximum Oct. 18, Applicants may propose to deliver many Consortiums of Rural Health Care Services nonprofit private or public request of 2006 different types of health services. health care Outreach entities that represent a $375,000 over 3 These include primary health care, organizations consortium of three or more years dental care, mental health services, dedicated to organizations that deliver home health care, emergency care, providing care in health care services in rural health promotion and education rural settings areas. Only the applicant programs, outpatient day care, and organization is required to be other services not requiring in-patient
  15. 15. a rural private or public not- care. Outreach grants are available for for-profit entity. The the delivery of health care and related Outreach program requires services to defined population groups in the establishment of a rural areas. These may be new consortium to encourage services being offered in the community creative and lasting or an expansion of existing services. A relationships among service primary objective of the program is to providers in rural areas. foster the development of new Consortiums must be collaborative efforts for the delivery of composed of at least three health care, to encourage creative and separately owned health care lasting relationships among service organizations with each of the providers in rural areas. Consequently, primary three member a consortium of three or more organizations demonstrating separately owned health care substantial commitment to organizations must work together to the project. Only one plan and implement the grant project consortium member will serve activities. The participating member as the applicant of record and organizations may be similar (e.g., all that applicant organization is hospitals) or diverse providers. Each required to meet the organization participating in the ownership or geographic consortium must significantly contribute requirements for eligibility. to the project and have clearly defined For profit organizations are roles and responsibilities. The original not eligible to be the applicant grant application must include a organization but are eligible separate Letter of Commitment (LOC) to be consortium members. or Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) Nonprofit organizations that from each consortium member that support the delivery of health includes detail on the member care are eligible consortium organization’s commitment to the members and are eligible project activities, specifically the roles, applicants. responsibilities, and resources.
  16. 16. Grant Program/Source Eligible Applicant(s) Range of Grant Deadline Purpose Opportunity HRSA The applicant organization Up to $540,000 Nov. 2 Strengthen the rural health care Resources for Rural Health Network must be a public or private total, over three delivery system by 1) improving the coalition building Development (RHND) Grant non-profit entity located in a years. viability of the individual providers in around oral health U.S. Health Resources & rural area. To ascertain rural the network and/or 2) improving the outcomes. Services Admin. eligibility, please refer to delivery of care to people served by Announcement Number: the network. Networks must consist of HRSA 07-006 ding/eligibilitytestv2.asp and at least three separately owned Catalog of Federal Domestic enter the applicant entities, i.e. hospitals, health care Assistance (CFDA) No. 90 organization’s State and clinics, area health education centers 912 County. (AHEC), schools, faith-based organizations, local government agencies, social service organizations, etc. Each member of the network must sign a memorandum of agreement or similar formal collaborative agreement. Upon completion of the grant program, a network should have completed a thorough strategic planning process, business planning process, be able to clearly articulate the benefits of the network to its network partners/members and to the community it serves, and have a sound strategy in place for sustaining its operations. Anticipated outcomes of supporting the development of rural health networks include:  achieving economies of scale and cost efficiencies of certain administrative functions such as billing and collections, claims management, information management systems integration, shared staffing and purchasing;  increasing the financial viability of network members;  sharing of staff and expertise across network members;  enhancing the continuum of care in
  17. 17. rural communities;  providing services to the under- and uninsured in rural communities;  ensuring continuous quality improvement of the care provided by network members;  enhancing workforce recruitment and retention efforts;  improving access to capital and new technologies; and  enhancing the ability of network members to respond positively to rapid and fundamental changes in the health care environment, such as managed care, prospective payment systems, bioterrorism or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act requirements. 
  18. 18. Grant Program/Source Eligible Applicant(s) Range of Grant Deadline Purpose Opportunity Mattel 501(c)(3) Public Charity In 2004, Mattel Cycle I The Mattel Children's Foundation was Future opportunity organizations - If an gave to the Jan. 1- established in 1978 and is a separate after establishing organization is a project Foundation June 30; charitable organization incorporated as successful pilot under a fiscal sponsor, that approximately Notified a nonprofit public benefit corporation. projects sponsor must have a valid tax $5.9 million in Sept. 5 Since its inception, the Mattel Children's exemption status. cash. During Foundation has focused its strategic Organizations must serve 2004, the grant making on one major objective: children in communities Foundation Improving the lives of children in need. within the U.S. distributed cash The Mattel Children's Foundation has grants to developed partnerships with exemplary nonprofit nonprofit partners that demonstrate this organizations ideal through both compassionate totaling outreach to children and strong financial approximately accountability. $5.9 million, which included a grant of $5 million to the Mattel Children's Hospital at UCLA. Grant Program/Source Eligible Applicant(s) Range of Grant Deadline Purpose Opportunity,1674,P296,00.html Metlife MetLife Foundation makes $8,037,156 Requests The Foundation cannot act favorably on Future opportunity contributions only to Donated to are all the requests it receives. Grants after establishing organizations that have been health projects. accepted usually fall within the following broad successful pilot granted exemption from Could not find and areas of concern: health, civic affairs, projects federal income tax under individual grant reviewed education, culture and public Section 501(c)(3) of the amounts throughout broadcasting. Internal Revenue Code. the year
  19. 19. Grant Program/Source Eligible Applicant(s) Range of Grant Deadline Purpose Opportunity Meyer Memorial Grants not given directly to Historically, up to Submit General Purpose grants support Support community- Trust/General Purpose individuals. Applicants $250,000 initial organizations and programs in arts and based programs Grants normally have tax exemption inquiry. humanities, education, health, social aimed at meeting under Section 501(c)(3) of welfare, and a variety of other fields. urgent needs. A the Internal Revenue Code, There are no limitations on the size or good grant for an and have been determined duration of the grants that may be organization with a not to be a "private requested. In reviewing requests, the model for access to foundation" under Section Trust looks for proposals that have the care. 509(a) of the code. The Trust promise of broad-scale or long-term also awards grants to impact on significant issues. applicants that have federal tax exemption under other designations, such as public schools and government entities.
  20. 20. Grant Program/Source Eligible Applicant(s) Range of Grant Deadline Purpose Opportunity Meyer Memorial Trust/Small The Small Grants program is $500 to $15,000 Proposals Decisions to fund Small Grants Dental Equipment? Grants limited to tax-exempt submitted requests are based on many factors organizations in Oregon and by March and are affected by competition for Clark County, Washington. 15th limited funds. Therefore, it is not One important consideration (decision possible to specify the types of projects in reviewing Small Grants made at that will be funded, and applicants requests is the proposed June should not interpret previous grants as project's significance for the meeting); precedents for what will subsequently applicant organization. by July be funded. For example, in one Therefore, it is unlikely that 15th instance a grant might be made to many of these grants will go (decision at purchase a specific piece of equipment, to large organizations, October but not all such requests would be although such applicants are meeting); funded. Many of these grants have not automatically excluded. by gone to arts and cultural activities, but All Small Grants Program November some have gone to health care. applications are entered 15th online. (decision at February meeting). Check site for changes.
  21. 21. Grant Program/Source Eligible Applicant(s) Range of Grant Deadline Purpose Opportunity NIH Academic Research Public or private institutions Up to $150,000 Cycle 1: Stimulate research in educational Support for oral Enhancement Award and health professional direct costs plus Feb. 1 institutions that provide baccalaureate health research in (AREA) schools/colleges offering applicable in- or advanced degrees for a significant dental schools that baccalaureate or advanced direct costs for Cycle 2: number of the Nation's research have not received degrees in the sciences the entire project June 1 scientists, but that have not been major recent major federal related to health, except period of up to recipients of NIH support. Grants funding. those that have received three (3) years. Cycle 3: create opportunities for scientists and research grants from NIH When a Oct. 1 institutions otherwise unlikely to Joint research ODHA totaling more than $3 mil-lion consortium is participate extensively in NIH programs, & OHSU, Pacific per year in each of 4 or more involved, the to contribute to the Nation's biomedical Univ. of last 7 years. $150,000 direct and behavioral research effort. Grants cost limit is are intended to support small-scale exclusive of health-related research projects consortium in- proposed by faculty members of direct costs. eligible, domestic institutions. These can be Grants may support small-scale, new or requested in renewal, meritorious projects in addition to the biomedical and behavioral research, $150,000 direct including: costs limit.  pilot research projects and feasibility studies  development, testing, and refinement of research techniques  secondary analysis of available data sets  similar discrete research projects that demonstrate research capability
  22. 22. Grant Program/Source Eligible Applicant(s) Range of Grant Deadline Purpose Opportunity NIH Oral Health Research Public or private U.S. dental Up to $150,000 Oct. 1 The goals of the NIDCR Oral Health Potential for: Education Grants schools; for-profit per year for up to Research Education (OHRE) Grants 1. Increasing pool organizations; non-profit two years program are to infuse an appreciation of of dental organizations; public or science and the results of scientific practitioners; private institutions, such as research into the dental school 2. Facilitating universities, colleges, curriculum and to develop a pipeline of community- hospitals, and laboratories; students interested in pursuing a career based research; units of State government. in oral health research. The main 3. Expediting emphases of this new program are to research findings strengthen the research component of into practical dental education, to enhance the application of application of basic and clinical improved research findings to clinical training and services to encourage both dental school and undergraduate students to pursue oral Joint research ODHA health research. Projects funded and OHSU, Pacific through this grant should encourage Univ. students and faculty to participate in broadly defined scholarly activity and monitor the latest science, and provide undergraduate, dental and postgraduate students with an appreciation for oral health research so they may be more likely to pursue academic careers, advanced research degrees and research training. Through these grants, clinical, basic and behavioral science researchers will become an active part of the educational fabric and interact with students throughout all four years of dental school as well as during the postgraduate specialty training period. To develop a stimulating dental curriculum and supportive internal environment in which the creation and acquisition of new scientific and clinical knowledge are valued and actively pursued, goals and activities such as
  23. 23. the following may be included in the grant: 1. Develop and implement effective ways to accelerate the transfer, translation and integration of basic and clinical research findings into the dental curriculum such that "clinically relevant education" is provided in the basic sciences and "scientifically based education" is offered in clinical care. This is especially important during the years of clinical training for dental students. 2. Involve and integrate oral health researchers in the design and implementation of the dental school curriculum and in clinical activities. 3. Provide mentored research opportunities designed specifically for postdoctoral clinical specialty residents 4. Provide interested students and participants with a direct opportunity to learn research methods; to undertake research projects as part of their regular classes, especially during the third and fourth predoctoral clinical training years; to participate in summer or short-term research programs; and to participate in faculty and independent research projects. This requires available faculty who can guide or mentor students and participants, accessible facilities, adequate funds for materials and supplies,
  24. 24. 4. Provide interested students and participants with a direct opportunity to learn research methods; to undertake research projects as part of their regular classes, especially during the third and fourth predoctoral clinical training years; to participate in summer or short-term research programs; and to participate in faculty and independent research projects. This requires available faculty who can guide or mentor students and participants, accessible facilities, adequate funds for materials and supplies, appropriate time at all stages of pre- and postdoctoral education, an opportunity for students to present research findings, and a faculty member or administrator designated to insure that these conditions are met. 5. Develop short-term opportunities (workshops or seminars) for dental school faculty members to provide updates in oral health scientific advances and future directions, and to encourage dental faculty research activity. To cultivate future scientists and to develop a pipeline of dental students interested in oral health research careers, goals and activities such as the following may be included in the grant:  Develop partnerships between dental schools and undergraduate colleges and universities to enrich the college science environment and to encourage undergraduate students to pursue careers in oral health research, with a focus on
  25. 25. recruiting students into dual- degree DDS/PhD training programs.  Develop innovative programs at the high school level to introduce students to the possibility of careers in oral health research.  Develop innovative programs at all educational levels to encourage persons from underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women and persons with disabilities to pursue careers in oral health research. Grant Program/Source Eligible Applicant(s) Range of Grant Deadline Purpose Opportunity Northwest Health To be eligible to apply, Typically $15,000 Varies - As in previous cycles, in 2006 we are Water fluoridation Foundation organizations must be tax- - 50,000 check site open to innovative projects that address policy; school-based exempt as described in public health; quality and access to sealant programs Internal Revenue Code health care; disease prevention; and section 501(c)(3), tax-exempt education for health professionals and educational institutions, or consumers. In addition, some governmental entities. preference will be given to projects that advance the health of children and people in rural communities, families in poverty, persons with chronic conditions, and the elderly. In recognition of the Foundation's origin -- PACC Health Plans -- projects that advance the health of the people of Clackamas County, OR are also encouraged. In addition to these broad themes, this year the Foundation will consider supporting advocacy efforts with the goal of influencing public policy in health and health care. Support will be considered for advocacy and public policy activity that: Promotes evidence- based programs and practices; Emanates from the broad work the Foundation has funded; and Assists
  26. 26. organizations in building constituencies for advocacy and policy development. Grant Program/Source Eligible Applicant(s) Range of Grant Deadline Purpose Opportunity Northwest Health To be eligible to apply, Awards of up to Check site. Priority will be given to one-time costs School-based sealant Foundation/ organizations must be tax- $7,500 are such as essential equipment, equipment; business Helping Hands exempt as described in available for professional training for staff, technical plans for LAPs Internal Revenue Code small projects assistance, and to program evaluation. section 501(c)(3), tax-exempt with budgets of Opportunities to build the capacity of educational institutions, or no more than your organization to operate more governmental entities. $15,000. efficiently, including technology upgrades, board development, and business and strategic planning will also be considered. Support will not be considered for basic operations, or for salaries or other expenses associated with ongoing programs.
  27. 27. Grant Program/Source Eligible Applicant(s) Range of Grant Deadline Purpose Opportunity Oregon Community Non-profit organizations and Average Check site. 1. To nurture children and strengthen OCF has recently Foundation/ educational institutions, or $15,000-35,000 families: funded community- Community Grants governmental entities in  Intervene early and prevent based projects Oregon problems for children and providing dental families at risk, including parent health services to education programs children.  Secure the health and safety of children and youth  Implement mentoring and out- of-school programs that help children and youth to overcome barriers and build their character, judgment, and life skills  Care for vulnerable populations, including the elderly, through efficient, community-based programs 2. To Enhance Educational Opportunities:  Help young children enter school ready to learn  Involve parents and communities with schools in the educational process  Link learning and community service activities for students  Improve access to education using models proven to be effective
  28. 28. Grant Program/Source Eligible Applicant(s) Range of Grant Deadline Purpose Opportunity Oregon Community Nonprofits benefiting Up to 25,000 per Fund is Improving the health and well-being of Agencies working for Foundation/Reed & Carolee residents of Jackson County year currently children in poverty; Priorities include: oral health solutions Walker Fund only not Substance abuse treatment, dental for children in accepting care, and mental health services. Jackson County application Approximately 50-70% of the funds s, but is disbursed by the Walker Fund are scheduled dedicated to this program. In its first to make an three year (2003-5), the Fund has announce awarded over $225,000 in grants to ment in projects delivering dental services to November children in Jackson County. for the 2006 funding cycle.
  29. 29. Grant Program/Source Eligible Applicant(s) Range of Grant Deadline Purpose Opportunity Oregon Dental Foundation Applicants must be non-profit, Grant amounts Spring To provide emergency dental care for Small but flexible tax-exempt entities. All do not normally Cycle people who are disadvantaged and do source for wide range applications must include a exceed $5,000 March 1- not have access to care. There is of programs letter of endorsement by an each. 15; Fall particular interest in providing care for ODA component dental Cycle Aug. children and relief for adults who are in society. Grant applications 1-15. acute pain. Projects that demonstrate requesting funding for Check site local support, including volunteer time equipment purchase must for contributed by dentists and other health include two competitive changes professionals, will receive preference. pricing bids. To prevent dental disease through support for programs that provide dental health education to the community and to assist low income families to access dental health care. Special attention will be given to projects that teach children and parents the benefits of prevention for dental health i.e. dental hygiene, fluoride supplements and baby bottle tooth decay syndrome.
  30. 30. Grant Program/Source Eligible Applicant(s) Range of Grant Deadline Purpose Opportunity Public Welfare Foundation Local and state service and Typically $50,000 Submit The Public Welfare Foundation Support to improve (PWF) advocacy organizations that - 100,000 letter of supports organizations that address the ability of interact with providers and inquiry. human needs in disadvantaged community-based government to improve communities, with strong emphasis on health care programs community and state-based organizations that include service, to link people to health care delivery systems, advocacy and empowerment in their health services, including community-based approach: service that remedies advocate for long term care; ensure that specific problems; advocacy that programs and the medically underserved addresses those problems in a policies, and participate in systemic systemic way through changes in public exchange timely and reform; and seek to ensure policy; and strategies to empower essential health care the provision of services to people in need to play leading roles in program information. underserved people, achieving those policy changes and in General support to including the disadvantaged remedying specific problems. We also promote health policy elderly. Must first submit a look for organizations that link their systems for people letter of inquiry. community and local work to other who have difficulty efforts to effect broader public policy obtaining services. change. The (continued from previous page) Foundation provides both general support and project-specific grants. Although most grants cover a period of one year, the Foundation accepts requests for funding renewals and also makes multi-year grants. Grants for one-time purposes are also considered. The Foundation makes a conscious effort to remain flexible so that it can respond to requests that address new, unusual, and immediate problems as they arise.
  31. 31. Grant Program/Source Eligible Applicant(s) Range of Grant Deadline Purpose Opportunity Robert Wood Johnson Projects must be nominated Up to $6 million Stage 1 Local Initiative Funding Partners (LIFP) Future opportunity Foundation/Local Initiative by a local grant maker is available for proposals, is a partnership program between the after establishing Funding interested in participating as the 2007 grant then Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and successful pilot Partners/Supporting one of the funding partners. cycle. Up to 14 invitations local grant makers to improve projects Innovation inHealth and Local funding partners must matching grants for full significantly the health of vulnerable Health Care be willing to work with each of $200,000 to proposals people in their communities. Generally, grantee to obtain sufficient $500,000 per we will not fund projects outside of our dollar-for-dollar matching project will be focus on improving the performance of funds throughout the grant awarded. state and local governmental public period. These funders may health. include independent and private foundations, family and community foundations, and corporate and other philanthropies. Matching funds must represent new funding specifically designated to support the proposed project. In-kind services may not be used to match foundation funds.
  32. 32. Grant Program/Source Eligible Applicant(s) Range of Grant Deadline Purpose Opportunity W.K. Kellogg Foundation Grant to non-profit No maximum Ongoing; Health programming at the Kellogg Future opportunity organizations amount specified Pre- Foundation focuses explicitly on after establishing proposal improving individual and community successful pilot required health, and improving access to and the projects quality of health care. Our current goal is to promote health among vulnerable individuals and communities through programming that empowers individuals, mobilizes communities, engages institutions, improves health care quality and access, and informs public and marketplace policy. Grant making takes into account the social and economic determinants of health within a person’s community, the quality of health institutions within that community, and the policies that determine how health services are organized, provided, and financed. Grant making also targets communities, health care systems, and public health as centers of change.