Programs and Partnerships
Delta Dental of Minnesota

Since 2010, Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation and corporate giving has distributed grants to hundreds of organizations, all working throughout the state to improve access, education and oral health care, including:

  • Over $3.6 million in grants to support safety net clinics to expand and improve services
  • Support for organizations that deliver care to children, including over $500,000 to provide sealants to children in schools
  • Over $5 million to support a variety of University of Minnesota’s School of Dentistry programs, including their Pediatric Dental Clinic
  • Over $1 million to the Minnesota Dental Foundation’s efforts including the Mission of Mercy and Donated Dental Services, which both offer free care to at-risk and underserved populations
  • $1.5 million in new 2016 awards for oral health workforce development to Normandale Community College, American Indian Cancer Foundation and others