Blog Posts Categorized: In the Community



October 23rd, 2017
Grantee Spotlight: HealthFinders Collaborative

Since 2014, Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation has given $120,000 to HealthFinders Collaborative, a community health center that serves the low-income, underinsured and uninsured residents of Rice County, Minnesota. Established in 2005, HealthFinders Collaborative began as a primary medical clinic, implementing a dental program in 2014. Today, the dental program serves 1,000 patients each year,… Read more »

September 4th, 2017
Smiles@School returns for Minnesota’s first- and second-graders!

For most of Minnesota’s schoolchildren, today means a return to textbooks, pencils and gym class after a sunny – and too short – summer reprieve. And just like many of these children’s parents, Delta Dental of Minnesota is thrilled to welcome them back to school! We are proud to announce that, following last year’s successful… Read more »

June 1st, 2017
Grantee Spotlight: Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery

Since 2008, Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation has invested more than $100,000 to support the Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery, an organization that shelters more than 2,200 children at risk for abuse and neglect every year. When it opened in the early 1980s, Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery (GMCN) was the first crisis nursery in Minnesota. Today,… Read more »

December 5th, 2016
Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation – The Three Pillars, Part 1 of 3

Pillar 1: Access to Care -Safety Net Clinic Support Each year, Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation grants millions of dollars to organizations and programs that help expand access to quality dental care across Minnesota. This goal is our driving mission. A large part of increasing access to care means investing in safety net clinics –… Read more »

November 27th, 2016
Dedicated to Minnesota Dentists 2016 recipients

With large and recognizable providers like HCMC and the Mayo Clinic calling Minnesota home, our state has become synonymous with quality health care. But despite that reputation, Minnesota is also home to many communities that face health care provider shortages. In fact, more than 6 out of 10 Minnesota counties have been federally designated as… Read more »

October 5th, 2016
Bringing dental care for special needs patients at Hennepin County Medical Center

  Thanks to a grant from Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation, Hennepin County Medical Center will begin offering dental services to people with the highest need in their nationally recognized Coordinated Care Center. As part of a $4.6 million grant announced in March 2016 to create a dental clinic at HCMC, Delta Dental of Minnesota… Read more »