Community Giving

Our group of companies, including our Delta Dental Community Care Foundation, donated more than $5.5 million in money and services in 2014 — more than $1 million more than in 2013. These funds and services went to sponsor community oral health programs and education, dental student scholarships, clinic services for the underserved, low-income and/or uninsured persons and a multitude of other charitable organizations with a goal of helpings communities to be healthier and to have more access to dental care. Among our most recent contributions:

  • $2,690,000 in donations to dental clinics in rural or underserved areas
  • $372,500 in scholarships and educational grants
  • $73,440 in monetary donations to dental-related community groups and activities
  • $45,915 in professional workshops, education and seminars

Our enterprise is proud to support these and other causes directly related to oral health.

Advancing Dental Health

Delta Dental Community Care Foundation

The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation provides grants to nonprofit community clinics and health care programs, striving to improve oral health for underserved children and adults through treatment and education. Each year, the foundation awards a total of about $4 million in support of oral health. The philanthropic arm of our organization, it operates as a 501(c)3 organization with the goal of helping clinics deliver much-needed care to underserved populations in our service areas across 15 states and the District of Columbia.

For more information, please contact or call (717) 506-8355.

Community Contacts

Delta Dental's Health, Education and Research Fund:

Tina Greenawalt

(717) 506-8355

Community Dental Programs:

See specific programs for contact information