Skip to main content
Toggle Menu of ADA WebSites
ADA Websites
Partnerships and Commissions
Toggle Search Area
Toggle Menu
e-mail Print Share

Charitable Assistance

The ADA Foundation provides charitable assistance through the following programs:

Relief Grant Program

Purpose: To provide financial assistance to dentists and their dependents who, because of accidental injury, a medical condition, disability, or advanced age, are unable to meet basic living expenses. 

Application Period: The application period is open.

Eligibility Requirements: Dentists, their dependents, and former dependents of deceased dentists are eligible to apply for financial aid from the ADA Foundation if an accidental injury, advanced age, physically debilitating illness, or medically-related condition prevents them from gainful employment and results in an inability to be wholly self-sustaining. See Rules and Criteria for complete information.

Dollar Amount and Number of Grants: Varies.

Emergency Disaster Grant Program

The ADA Foundation is not currently accepting applications for the Emergency Disaster Grant Program, as funds have been depleted. Check this page periodically for updated information. Visit the Disaster Recovery page on ADA.org, and see the ADA's list of disaster guides and resources. Those affected by disasters remain in our thoughts and we wish you the best of luck in your recovery process. If you have questions please contact us at adaf@ada.org

Emergency Disaster Grants for 501(c)(3) Organizations Providing Dental Care Following a Disaster

The ADA Foundation is not currently accepting applications for the Emergency Disaster Grant Program, as funds have been depleted. Visit the Disaster Recovery page on ADA.org, and see the ADA's list of disaster guides and resources. Check this page periodically for updated information.  

Please see rules, criteria and/or guidelines for each particular grant for complete information. Questions? Contact the ADA Foundation at 312.440.2547.