GRANT SUBMISSION DEADLINES: December 15 and June 15, annually.
The HDS Foundation’s objective is to improve oral health in the communities where HDS operates (Hawaii, Guam and Saipan). Grants will be limited to projects related to the advancement of oral health. HDS will consider programs and projects that promote:
Oral health education
Prevention of oral disease
Access to dental care by underserved populations
To be eligible for funding consideration, an organization must be a charity with tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Governmental programs are also eligible.
Grants will NOT be considered for:
Political organizations or campaigns
Operational expenses for United Way organizations
Requests should include:
A brief history and mission of the organization
A project description stating objective and timeline
A statement of need or opportunity that this project will address
The project's proposed budget and other funding sources
A plan to measure the program's effectiveness
A plan for acknowledgment of HDS Foundation
Internal Revenue Service determination letter of 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status
List of current board of directors
Current operating budget
Application Deadlines (Please note deadlines have been changed).
The HDS Foundation meets twice per year in March and September to consider grant requests.
Deadlines to receive requests are December 15 and June 15.