Your Health For Tag "oral health grants"

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »

  • Foundation Community Grants Kick Off
    Aug. 1, 2013

    Foundation Community Grants Kick Off

    In the Community

    The Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Delta Dental of Illinois, is kicking off its annual community grants program to provide funding for programs and organizations that improve the oral health of children within the state. The Foundation will award grants of $1,000 to $10,000 to nonprofit organizations that provide oral health... More »