Targeted Grants

The MDS Foundation makes available "Targeted Grants" to provide funding to organizations or programs that meet the guidelines for “Targeted Grants.” These grants are “one-time only” awards.  Grants are limited to $2,000 and are open to public organization seeking to increase access to dental care.

Targeted Grant Guidelines

Organizations or programs that wish to request funding for an activity that is encompassed by the MDS Foundation Mission Statement may submit a request for funding up to $2,000.

There is no formal application process for requesting a Targeted Grant, however, a letter on organization letterhead describing the proposed project is required.


Organizations/programs, in accepting the grant, must agree to provide the MDS Foundation with a written report on the use of the funds within one year of receiving the grant.

All grant requests of the Foundation may be submitted via email to Jennifer Hanlin, MDS Foundation Assistant Clerk, or submitted via postal mail to :

MDS Foundation
Two Willow St
Southborough, MA 01745

 


Supported Oral Health Projects

Examples of oral health projects supported by the MDS Foundation include, but are not limited to:
  • Increasing access to oral care for low-income families and children;
  • Increasing access to oral care for infirmed or elderly residents of Massachusetts;
  • Increasing access to oral care for special needs and developmentally disabled children and adults;
  • Supporting community outreach programs, community health centers, and public health settings seeking to increase access to oral care for local community residents;
  • Other programs not listed above that clearly demonstrate methods for increasing access to oral health care for vulnerable populations.
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