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  • Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation awards nearly $245,000 to improve children's oral health
    Nov. 30, 2021

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation awards nearly $245,000 to improve children's oral health

    In the Community

    Ongoing disparities worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic make it difficult for many Illinois children to receive needed oral health care. The annual Community Grants Program continues to help alleviate obstacles to oral health care by working hand-in-hand with organizations statewide to make sure Illinois children can access quality health care.

  • Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation Seeking Applications for Community Grants
    Jun. 1, 2020

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation Seeking Applications for Community Grants

    In the Community

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation is accepting applications for its annual Community Grants Program that has awarded about $1.2 million over the past seven years to Illinois organizations dedicated to improving children’s oral health. Applications for the 2020 Community Grants Program will be accepted from June 1 until 5 p.m. Aug. 3. The Foundation has doubled the maximum amount of the grants this year. One-year grants will range from $1,000 to $20,000.

  • Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation Seeking Applications for Community Grants
    Jul. 31, 2019

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation Seeking Applications for Community Grants

    In the Community

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation’s Community Grants Program has awarded nearly $1 million over the past six years to Illinois organizations dedicated to improving children’s oral health. Applications for the 2019 Community Grants Program will be accepted starting on August 1 and ending on October 4, 2019. The Foundation will award one-year grants ranging from $1,000 to $10,000. Eligible organizations that focus on children and aim to improve oral health education, awareness and access to car

  • Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation Seeking Applications for Community Grants Program
    Aug. 8, 2018

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation Seeking Applications for Community Grants Program

    In the Community

    Eligible organizations that improve children's oral health may apply by Sept. 10 Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, the 501(c)(3) philanthropic arm of Delta Dental of Illinois, is accepting applications for its annual Community Grants Program. Illinois organizations may apply for grants from Aug. 10 to Sept. 10, 2018 to fund programs and services that improve... More »

  • 2017 Wisdom Tooth Award Recipient: UIC College of Dentistry
    Aug. 28, 2017

    2017 Wisdom Tooth Award Recipient: UIC College of Dentistry

    In the Community

    UIC College of Dentistry awarded $100,000 from Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation Grant to help provide much-needed dental services to underserved Illinois children More than 800 low-income Illinois children with immediate dental needs are on a two-year waiting list for procedures that require general anesthesia at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of... More »

  • Eighteen Organizations Receive Nearly $157,000  For Programs to Improve Illinois Children's Oral Health
    Nov. 1, 2016

    Eighteen Organizations Receive Nearly $157,000 For Programs to Improve Illinois Children's Oral Health

    In the Community

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation Awards Community Grants  Through its Community Grants Program, the Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, the 501 (c)(3) philanthropic arm of Delta Dental of Illinois, awarded a total of $156,702 to 18 nonprofit and community organizations providing programs and services to improve children's oral health in Illinois. “Since 2013, the Delta... More »

  • Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation Accepting Applications for Community Grants
    Aug. 1, 2016

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation Accepting Applications for Community Grants

    In the Community

    Eligible Organizations Encouraged to Apply by September 9  Nonprofit and public organizations may begin applying for grants to fund programs and services that improve the oral health of Illinois children. Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, the 501 (c)(3) philanthropic arm of Delta Dental of Illinois, will accept applications for its annual Community Grants Program from... More »

  • 2016 Wisdom Tooth Award Recipient: Crusader Community Health
    Jul. 11, 2016

    2016 Wisdom Tooth Award Recipient: Crusader Community Health

    In the Community

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation grants $100,000 Wisdom Tooth Award to Crusader Community Health Grant to expand dental services for children in Rock River Valley area The Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, the 501(c)(3) charitable arm of Delta Dental of Illinois, granted its fourth annual $100,000 Wisdom Tooth Award to Crusader Community Health to help expand dental services for... More »

  • Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation Accepting Community Grant Applications
    Aug. 3, 2015

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation Accepting Community Grant Applications

    In the Community

    The Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, the 501(c)(3) philanthropic arm of Delta Dental of Illinois, will begin accepting applications for its annual community grants program today. The community grants program provides funding for programs and organizations that improve the oral health of Illinois children. The Foundation will award grants up to $10,000 to organizations that... More »

  • 2013 Wisdom Tooth Award Recipient Continues to Improve Children's Oral Health
    Jul. 31, 2015

    2013 Wisdom Tooth Award Recipient Continues to Improve Children's Oral Health

    In the Community

    On a Saturday morning last summer, a grandmother made the decision to take her two grandchildren to a local community service event presented by the SmileHealthy Program, a non-profit organization housed within Promise Healthcare, in Champaign, Ill. The youngest grandchild complained of intense pain throughout his mouth and prompted the visit. Due to a fixed... More »

  • 2015 Wisdom Tooth Award Recipient
    Jul. 14, 2015

    2015 Wisdom Tooth Award Recipient

    In the Community

    The Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation granted its third annual $100,000 Wisdom Tooth Award to Central Counties Health Centers, Inc. (CCHC) to help improve the oral health of at-risk children in central Illinois. Located in Springfield, Ill., CCHC provides quality, affordable health and oral health care to Springfield residents and those in surrounding counties who... More »

  • Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation awards nearly $100,000 to 12 Illinois organizations
    Nov. 11, 2014

    Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation awards nearly $100,000 to 12 Illinois organizations

    In the Community

    The Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation awarded $99,884 in community grants to 12 Illinois organizations to help improve the oral health of children within the state. “Too many children in Illinois suffer from dental disease that could have been prevented with proper oral health care and education,” said Lora Vitek, director of philanthropy and community... More »

  • DDIL Foundation Seeks Applications for Community Grants Program
    Aug. 12, 2014

    DDIL Foundation Seeks Applications for Community Grants Program

    In the Community

    The Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, the 501(c)(3) philanthropic arm of Delta Dental of Illinois, kicked off its annual community grants program to provide funding for programs and organizations that improve the oral health of Illinois children. The Foundation will award grants of $1,000 to $10,000 to Illinois nonprofit organizations that provide oral health education... More »

  • St. Bernard Dental Center receives $100,000 from Foundation
    Jul. 8, 2014

    St. Bernard Dental Center receives $100,000 from Foundation

    In the Community

    The Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation awarded its second annual $100,000 Wisdom Tooth Award to the dental clinic at St. Bernard Hospital and Health Care Center to help improve the oral health of underserved Illinois children,particularly those with special needs. “The St. Bernard Hospital Dental Center is one of the few facilities providing oral health... More »

  • 2013 Grantee Spotlight: Community Nurse Health Center
    Jun. 24, 2014

    2013 Grantee Spotlight: Community Nurse Health Center

    In the Community

    In 2013, the Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation Community Grants Program awarded the Community Nurse Health Center with an $8,000 grant. This will further their mission to enhance the health of the community. The Community Nurse Health Center believes that no one should be denied health care because of his or her inability to pay.... More »

  • Event Recap: Wisdom Tooth Ceremony
    Feb. 18, 2014

    Event Recap: Wisdom Tooth Ceremony

    In the Community

    The Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation recently awarded $208,000 to 14 Illinois organizations, including a $100,000 Wisdom Tooth Award and $108,000 in community grants, to help improve the oral health of children within the state. Promise Healthcare's SmileHealthy program was the first ever recipient of the $100,000 Wisdom Tooth Award. Promise Healthcare will use the... More »