SOURCE: Delta Dental of Virginia Foundation

Delta Dental of Virginia Foundation

June 19, 2013 11:46 ET

Delta Dental of Virginia Foundation Opens 2013 Grant Application Period

Non-Profit Organizations Encouraged to Submit Applications Geared to Improve Oral Health

ROANOKE, VA--(Marketwired - June 19, 2013) -  Delta Dental of Virginia Foundation is accepting grant applications from Virginia non-profit organizations seeking funding for initiatives to improve oral health in their communities. Applications are being accepted now through September 30, 2013.

In December 2012, Delta Dental of Virginia Foundation awarded its inaugural oral health grants totaling more than $1.1 million to 36 organizations across the Commonwealth.

"Our goal is to improve the oral health of all Virginians one smile at a time by providing much-needed funding for research, educational outreach and programs that provide access to care for the underserved," said George A. Levicki, president, Delta Dental of Virginia Foundation. "One of the strengths of the Foundation is that we can provide the financial support needed by non-profit organizations who can best identify and address the specific oral health issues in their communities."

Organizations eligible to receive grants include governmental agencies or educational institutions, entities holding a 501(c)(3) tax-exemption, or organizations with a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt fiscal sponsor. Additional information about the Delta Dental of Virginia Foundation, the grant application process and the 2012 grant recipients can be found at

About Delta Dental of Virginia Foundation
Delta Dental of Virginia Foundation was founded by Delta Dental of Virginia to help improve the oral health and, subsequently, overall body health of the people of the Commonwealth. The Foundation focuses its support on initiatives that improve oral health with sustainable solutions through improved access to oral care, oral health education or oral health research. For more information, visit

About Delta Dental of Virginia
Delta Dental of Virginia was created in 1964 as a not-for-profit service corporation. Delta Dental provides employee dental benefits through a variety of managed fee-for-service and PPO plans covering more than 1.8 million enrollees in nearly 3,800 groups. Delta Dental of Virginia is a member company of the Delta Dental Plans Association, the nation's largest, most experienced dental benefits carrier providing dental coverage to more than 59.5 million people in more than 97,000 groups across the nation. For additional information, visit

Contact Information

  • Contact: 
    Chris Pyle
    Delta Dental of Virginia
    540-989-8000 X 3601