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Our mission is to strive to improve the oral health of the communities we serve by providing resources for access to care programs and dental education.
The Chicago Dental Society Foundation is a charitable 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.
Any contributions of funds approved by the Chicago Dental Society Foundation are limited to licensed charitable 501(c)(3) organizations, educational groups and organizations dedicated to addressing access to dental care and dental education in the Chicago area and state of Illinois.
The Chicago Dental Society Foundation seeks programs that provide dental homes and education with an emphasis on expanding their services and patient base. Grants are limited to a maximum of $10,000.
The Chicago Dental Society Foundation does not fund the following:
Applicants should be aware that the Chicago Dental Society Foundation should not be
considered a continuing source of annual funding.
The recipient of a grant must use funds awarded for the specific purpose for which they were intended. Any funds not used must be returned to the Chicago Dental Society Foundation.
The Chicago Dental Society Foundation requires a written document no later than May 31 with an evaluation, in the form of a Stewardship Report, providing detailed accounting of how the grant funds are / were being utilized and the progress of the funded project.
The grantee must list the Chicago Dental Society Foundation as a donor in publicity materials supportive of the grant activity and at a minimum in the annual report of the grantee. The grantee must specifically submit with the application how the CDS Foundation will be given public credit of financial support to the grantee project request.
The grantee must include how many funds, corporations or individuals support them and include a breakdown of percentages of monetary support of each of those categories.
The evaluation of your project will influence the likelihood of any future grants to your organization. A site visit may also be conducted.
Download the Grant Application , fill it out and email it to the CDS Foundation
Email or call 630.260.8530.
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We are now accepting nominations for the 2015 CDSF Vision Award.
A tradition of working for the dental profession. The Chicago Dental Society was organized in 1864 and incorporated in 1878. The objective of the Chicago Dental Society is to encourage the improvement of the health of the public, to promote the art and science of dentistry and to represent the intrest of the members of the profession and the public that it serves.
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