Northeast Delta Dental Foundation awards more than $35,000 in grants to VT oral health programs

Last year’s grantee Battenkill Valley Health Center, courtesy of Battenkill Valley Health Center

Funding will advance oral health and overall wellness in underserved communities

Vermont Business Magazine The Northeast Delta Dental Foundation recently awarded more than $35,000 to three Vermont oral health programs. 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.

In support of dental clinics and care, the Foundation awarded $15,000 to the Open Door Clinic for their Open Wide oral health care initiative offering free dental care to those in need. 

Grants awarded for research and education initiatives included $5,754 for dental assistant training support at the Red Logan Dental Clinic and a $15,000 grant for the general practice dental residency program at University of Vermont Medical Center

“We are grateful to these organizations for promoting good oral health through dental care and educational programs,” explained Jennifer McGrath, Manager, Foundation & Marketing Initiatives, Northeast Delta Dental. “They enable the Foundation to put into practice its belief that everyone deserves a healthy smile.”

About the Northeast Delta Dental Foundation:

Since 1995, the philanthropic arm of Northeast Delta Dental, the Northeast Delta Dental 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. The mission of the Foundation is to advance the importance of good oral health and its role in overall wellness, underscoring the belief that everyone deserves a healthy smile. In 2021, the Foundation donated more than $470,000 for oral health programs throughout the tri-state area.

In addition, the company supports numerous organizations, events and initiatives important to the communities through a corporate grant application process.

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. www.nedelta.com.

 CONCORD, NH, November 1, 2022 — Northeast Delta Dental Foundation

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