Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation: Gives more than $55,000 in grants to charitable oral care programs

WEST ALLIS, Wis. – The Wisconsin Dental Association Foundation today announced it has awarded $55,315 in grants to 12 charitable oral care programs to support the dental needs of Badger-state residents.

The Wisconsin nonprofits awarded WDA Foundation grants for 2022 are:

·         Affordable Dental Care, Inc. (Dane County) – $5,000

·         Bread of Healing Clinic (Milwaukee County) – $3,500

·         Community Smiles Dental Clinic (Waukesha County) – $5,000

·         Door County Medical Center Foundation – $5,000

·         HealthNet of Rock County, Inc. – $5,000

·         Health Care Network, Inc. (Racine County) – $1,900

·         Lake Area Free Clinic (Waukesha County) – $5,000

·         Lakeshore Technical College Foundation (Manitowoc County) – $5,000

·         More Smiles Wisconsin, Inc. (Dane County) – $5,000

·         Oral Health Partnership (Brown County) – $5,000

·         St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care (Milwaukee County) – $4,915

·         Tri-County Dental Clinic (Outagamie, Calumet and Winnebago counties) – $5,000

Each year, the WDA Foundation Grant Program provides financial support to Wisconsin-based efforts that provide dental care to the underserved and to other philanthropic endeavors related to dentistry in the state. The program’s goal is to increase access to, and education relating to, oral health care and to encourage volunteerism in the dental health community. Since 2000, the WDA Foundation has awarded over $1 million in grants.

For more information about how to apply for the WDA Foundation Grant Program, please visit WDA.org/wda-foundation. Applications will be accepted starting July 1 for the 2023 calendar year.