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Foundation Awards $72,500 in Grants in 2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017

The MDA Foundation has awarded $72,500 in access-to-care grants in 2017 to nine charitable organizations across the state. The recipients include:

  • St. Vincent de Paul Society in Detroit ($10,000);
  • Muskegon Community Health ($10,000);
  • VINA Dental Clinic, Brighton ($10,000);
  • Special Olympics, Mt. Pleasant ($10,000);
  • Care Free Dental & Medical Clinic, Lansing ($10,000);
  • Hope Clinic, Ypsilanti ($7,500);
  • MDA Donated Dental Services, Okemos ($5,000);
  • Mel Trotter Ministries, Grand Rapids ($5,000); and
  • Motor City Medical Clinic, Detroit ($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 supporting Michigan residents’ quality of life through improved dental health by helping to fund educational programs and services focused on the states most vulnerable; the uninsured and underinsured, working poor and elderly. The Foundation also provides scholarships for students interested in pursuing careers in dentistry.

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