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The Gift of a Healthy Smile

At Delta Dental of North Carolina, our mission is to improve the oral health and the overall well-being of the communities we serve. To fulfill our mission, grants are awarded to organizations across the state that help keep North Carolinians happy and healthy. 

Serving Our Community

The gift of a healthy smile. It is important to Delta Dental of North Carolina, our clients, our broker and agent partners, our network dentists, and our community. Our non-profit status supports our service to our communities. As a member of the Delta Dental of North Carolina family, you are supporting our local efforts to improve oral health every day.

The Delta Dental Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Delta Dental of North Carolina and its affiliates in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana. The Delta Dental Foundation has provided grants totaling more than $27 million to organizations that have helped provide oral care services or oral education services to those in need. 

Through our Foundation and other corporate giving, we have supported SAFEchild, American Heart Association, JDRF, Wake Education Partnership, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Cabarrus Health Alliance, TROSA, Atrium Health Foundation (formerly Carolinas HealthCare Foundation), The Children's Museum of Wilmington and many others.

View our programs below to learn more about our mission and how we can help. 

Delta Dental Foundation Grant Programs

Smiles for Kids

The Delta Dental Foundation supports community-based oral health programs and initiatives that focus on promoting and improving the oral health of underserved children.

Water's Cool at School

This program, which encourages students to drink more water throughout the day, replaces old drinking fountains in schools with new water bottle-filling stations.

Delta Dental Foundation General Grants

Learn about other grant opportunities, such as general grants, available from the Delta Dental Foundation.

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