Wrigley Co. Foundation /
CDS Foundation Community Service Grants

Since 2014, the Chicago Dental Society Foundation partnered with the Wrigley Company Foundation to provide grant money to CDS member dentists to provide oral health treatment and education to address socioeconomically disadvantaged groups with oral healthcare needs in the Chicagoland area. These grants were made to dentists who are:

  • Community-minded Chicago Dental Society member licensed dentists
  • Chicago Dental Society fourth-year dental students
  • Willing to identify, volunteer and partner with local community health fairs, organizations and healthcare facilities in vulnerable and underserved communities
  • Interested in providing dental programs that increase oral health literacy (dental education programs) and that provide dental services (increase access to care)
  • Innovative and creative
  • Able to deliver specific, measurable, achievable and realistic oral health outcomes
  • Ready to make a difference in the oral health of residents in the City of Chicago, or Cook, DuPage or Lake Counties
  • Willing to apply for a CDS Foundation Grant

Download the 2017 Wrigley Grant Application

2016 Wrigley Grant Recipients

Sponsored by the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company Foundation and Chicago Dental Society Foundation

  • Dr. Jorelle Alexander for oral health dental screening at Cook County Health and Hospital System
  • Ms. Michelle Aumann for Snow Day at Midwestern University
  • Dr. Shandra Bundy-Smith for Good Oral Health for Mommy and Me at Christ Centered Church Ministries
  • Dr. Barbara Chang for Clean Them to Keep ’Em at Pacific Garden Mission
  • Mr. Yale Cho for Smiles for Safe Haven at the University of Chicago
  • Dr. Judy Fan Hsu for health fairs throughout the city of Chicago
  • Mr. Joshua Eastham for Right from the Start at John R. Tibbott Elementary School
  • Dr. Caswell Evans for preventive services and oral health education to special needs students at Illinois Center for Rehabilitation and Education
  • Dr. Paul Fischl for Dental Access Days
  • Dr. Nunya Irvine for dental services for the Community Nurse Dental Center
  • Dr. Jun Lim for Back to School Fair dental exams at the Community Care Clinic of First Evangelical Free Church
  • Dr. Barbara Mousel for Family Wellness and Back to School Fair at Avondale/Logandale School
  • Dr. Michael Unti for dental services at Living Grace Community Church Free Clinic


2014 Wrigley Grant Recipients

Sponsored by Wrigley Company Foundation and Chicago Dental Society Foundation

  • Dr. Shandra Bundy-Smith for My Oral Health Counts: Take Time Out – Care (TTO-Care) at Christ Centered Church Ministries
  • Dr. Sue Etminan for SMILES Oral Health Program at Ravenswood Community Services
  • Dr. Paul Fischl for Dental Access Days
  • Dr. Jun Sup Lim for the Community Care Clinic at First Evangelical Free Church
  • Dr. Anthony Lumpkin for Volunteer Dental Services at Community Nurse Health Center
  • Dr. Gerald Mackey for the Kids 1st Health Fair at Rosalind Franklin University
  • Mr. Kenneth Negro, UIC Dental Student, for the Student-Run Clinic at Goldie's Place
  • Dr. Robert Rada for his work with special needs patients including work with UCP Seguin Services and Illinois Center for Rehabilitation and Education
  • Dr. Paula Rosenberger for Oral Health Exacta at Racing Industry Charitable Foundation
  • Dr. Amy VanFossen for the Love In A Ziplok program at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church