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Foundation Awards $50,000 in Grants in 2015

Friday, February 12, 2016

The MDA Foundation has awarded a record $50,000 in access-to-care grants in 2015 to seven charitable organizations across the state. The recipients include:

  • St. Vincent de Paul Society in Detroit ($15,000);
  • University of Detroit Mercy American Student Dental Association ($5,000);
  • Grand Rapids Children’s Museum ($5,000);
  • Muskegon Community Health ($10,000);
  • University of Michigan Regents Dental Center ($5,000);
  • Community Healthcare Connection of Battle Creek ($5,000); and
  • Holland Free Clinic ($5,000).

To read more about each organization and how the grant monies will be used, visit the Foundation's Grant Recipients page.

The Michigan Dental Association Foundation is improving dental health in communities throughout Michigan by helping fund an ever-expanding program of innovative charitable programs and services. The Foundation also provides scholarships for students interested in pursuing careers in dentistry.


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