APPLY NOW

Oral Health Development Program


The Center for Rural Health Development’s Oral Health Development Program is offered through a grant provided by the West Virginia Bureau for Public Health’s Oral Health Program and is operated in partnership with the West Virginia University School of Dentistry, West Virginia Dental Association and other partners.
 
The West Virginia Oral Health Program was developed to address the oral health development needs throughout West Virginia, especially in Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas (DHPSA).  This grant will be available to dental practices throughout the state that participate in the Medicaid and/or Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), with priority given to those practices that provide dental care to DHPSA communities and/or underserved populations.  Grants will be awarded through the Center for Rural Health Development, Inc. (Center).

Use of funds

Grant funds are available to support strengthened dental health capacity, such as equipment, technology, succession planning, building renovations, etc. Grant funds can be used to complement capital financing (i.e. loans) available through the Center and/or local banks. Grant funds may not be used for salaries, supplies, mobile or portable units. The typical grant will range from $5,000 to $30,000 although higher amounts could be considered.

Submission Guidelines

Eligibility:

  • Practice must accept Medicaid and/or Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) 
  • Priority will be given to practices that serve a Dental Health Professional Shortage Area (DHPSA) or underserved populations.

Grantee Obligations:

If a grant is awarded, the organization receiving the grant must provide semi-annual reporting on payor mix of the practice and number of patient visits. Grant funds must be used for the purposes of the grant as stated in the Grant Agreement.  Recipients will agree to a site visit by the Bureau for Public Health’s Workforce Coordinator and/or a member of the project’s Technical Assistance Team within the twelve (12) month period following receipt of the grant.

Grant Selection:

The grant review committee, under their complete and sole discretion, may select for award some, all, or none of the applications received under this competitive solicitation. The grant decisions of the grant review committee are final.

Please send completed applications to:

Center for Rural Health Development, Inc. 
Attention: Thomas White
75 Chase Drive
Hurricane, WV 25526

Or to email, please click here.

If you have any questons, please contact:

Thomas White
Oral Health Development Program Manager
Center for Rural Health Development, Inc.
(304) 397-4071, Ext. 103
email:  click here
  Julie Jackson, RDH
Workforce Coordinator
West Virginia Oral Health Program
(304) 356-4367
email:  click here

 

DOWNLOAD AN APPLICATION ]



Many of our documents require the use of Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print. Adobe Acrobat Reader is free for download by clicking the icon. To print any of the Acrobat documents, you need to click the printer icon on the Acrobat tool bar instead of the printer icon on the web browser tool bar.


feb mar  apr  may  jun  
S M T W T F S
28293031123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728123
 ALL CALENDARS   |   LIST VIEW  
news 
02/19/2018 Registration Open for Free CE Course for Oral Health Providers This course will focus on HPV infection, precancers, cancer, vaccination and early detection in the morning and will cover the oral effects of drugs and other substances in the afternoon. It will take place on Friday, March 23, 2018 from 8:30am to 3:00pm [More]
02/08/2018 Apply now for Take Your Best Shot (TYBS): Adolescent Immunization Pay for Success The WV Immunization Network has revised TYBS into a Pay for Success (PFS) pilot project linking funding to performance in increasing immunization rates for influenza, HPV and Men B. The PFS strategy will ensure that high-quality, effective immunization s [More]
06/21/2018 2018 West Virginia Immunization Summit held in conjunction with the KidStrong Conference, June 21 and 22, Charleston Civic Center. [More]
 ALL NEWS 

Login | Home
Like Us on Facebook Get LinkedIn YouTube

  BOARD
STAFF
SITEMAP
CONTACT

75 Chase Drive
HURRICANE, WV 25526
(304) 397-4071
©2016 The Center for Rural Health Development, Inc.