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Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Oral
Cancer Screenings and Awareness Programs

Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) Foundation Grant Program

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Foundation / Corporation

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Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) Foundation

Deadline Date:

11/01/21 Postmarked


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Grants of up to $5,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for oral cancer screenings and awareness programs in underserved communities. Programs must be free of charge and offered to the general public. Activities should benefit those experiencing economic hardship or residing in communities that lack access to oral healthcare.

Programs should include at least three of the following characteristics:

  • Promotes oral cancer prevention and education by offering free oral cancer screenings for the public.
  • Uses technology as a means to support and enhance oral cancer risk factor prevention, including web-based public information resources and education.
  • Promotes oral cancer prevention and education with a focus on raising awareness in geographically underserved areas.
  • Hosts fundraisers with a focus on raising awareness of oral cancer, where participants can get a free oral cancer screening.
  • Focuses on the link between viruses and oral cancer such as HPV.
  • Includes patient navigation such as service delivery programs.
  • Has established community partnerships to provide referrals and follow-up care to other programs or facilities.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 162945

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants are limited up to a maximum of $5,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nonprofit charitable organizations that are exempt from federal taxes under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Revenue Code, and nonprofit charitable organizations in Canada can submit a grant application. AGD constituencies are encouraged to apply.

Organizations previously awarded grant funding from the AGD Foundation cannot apply again until a two-year period has passed.

The AGD Foundation Grant Program does not fund the following:
• Capital campaigns or annual funds.
• Conferences and special events (e.g. fundraisers, receptions).
• Discretionary or emergency requests.
• General operational expenses as distinct from program costs (e.g. rent, utility bills, food).
• Individuals or individual research programs.
• Lobbying and/or political campaigns or endorsements.
• Operating budgets.
• Organization budget shortfalls.
• Goods or services purchased prior to notification of the grant award.
• Staff salaries or travel expenses

Pre-Application Information:

- Application Due Date - November 1, 2021 Postmarked
- Notification of Decision - January 2022
- Grant Agreement Due - February 2022. Upon satisfactory completion of signed agreement, Grantor will remit 50% of grant amount.
- Planning Report Due - 60 days prior to the start date of the program.
- Program Activities Report Due - October 1, 2022 or 60 days following the completion of use of all disbursed Grant funds (whichever is sooner)

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Mail application to:

Academy of General Dentistry Foundation
Grant Committee
136 Everett Road
Albany, NY 12205

Phone: 518.694.5545

For more information, contact the AGD Foundation at

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USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

Canada: Alberta;   British Columbia;   Manitoba;   New Brunswick;   Newfoundland and Labrador;   Northwest Territories;   Nova Scotia;   Nunavut;   Ontario;   Prince Edward Island;   Quebec;   Saskatchewan;   Yukon;

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