2023 Grant Funding

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The Delta Dental of New Jersey Foundation's 2023 grant cycle is now open!

We are currently accepting applications for our SMILE and SMILE Mini Grants.

2023 grant funds will be awarded in July 2023.

Before applying, please be sure to read our Foundation’s funding criteria.

In order to apply, you must have a Foundant account . If you do not have one, you can create one.

Any questions, please email us.

Remembering Gene F. Napoliello, DDS



This year, in memory of Dr. Gene, we will be awarding Dental Assisting Grants as part of our SMILE grants. These grants focus on establishing or expanding dental assisting programs across New Jersey and Connecticut, as well as finding ways to provide opportunities for youth to learn more about dental assisting careers. We are offering these grants to continue Dr. Gene’s quest and legacy to support our future health care leaders, in turn, creating greater access to dental care for all.

2023 grant cycle is now open!

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Funding criteria

The Delta Dental of New Jersey Foundation's 2023 grant cycle is based on the S.M.I.L.E. Method

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Grant approval process

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