Oral Health Program: Grants to Dental Clinics
Increasing Access to Care Grant Funding
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) Oral Health Program is using the Grants to Dental Clinics - Increasing Access to Care Grant Funding to award grants to nonprofit dental clinics that are working to reduce the number of children and adults who have untreated dental decay. These grants to dental clinics are intended to increase access to dental care for Wisconsin’s at-risk populations. In addition, funded clinics will participate as work sites for the Department of Workforce Development Youth Apprenticeship program. Funding for this opportunity is authorized by Wis. Stat. §146.66. Funds in the amount of $1,700,000 are anticipated to be available in fiscal year (FY) 2024 and each fiscal year thereafter. The applications were due to DHSDPHORALHEALTH@dhs.wisconsin.gov by March 13, 2023, 5 p.m. CST. Applications submitted after this day and time will not be considered.
The Wisconsin Oral Health Program estimates that notification of awards will be April 17, 2023. This page will be updated with the list of grantees after all notifications of award have been completed.
GFO timeline and important dates
Applications are due no later than March 13, 2023, at 5 p.m. CST. Applications submitted after this date and time will not be reviewed.
January 3, 2023 – Grant Funding Opportunity released
January 20, 2023 – Questions due by noon CST
January 27, 2023 – Questions and responses posted to the Frequently asked questions section of this page.
February 1, 2023 – Notice of Intent to apply encouraged by 5 p.m. CST
March 13, 2023 – Application Materials due by 5 p.m. CST
April 17, 2023 – Notification of Awards (estimated)
July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024 – Period of Performance for Year 1 (FY24) Award
July 1, 2024 – June 30, 2025 – Period of Performance for Year 2 (FY25) Award (pending satisfactory Year 1 progress)
July 1, 2025 – June 30, 2026 – Period of Performance for Year 3 (FY26) Award (pending satisfactory Year 2 progress)