RMHC has announced its grant recipients for 2012, awarding $160,000 ($80,000 in local funds and $80,000 in matching support from RMHC Global) to seven programs that serve approximately 10,482 children each year. See more details about the programs below.
Outreach funding is provided through a portion of canister donations made by customers of McDonald's restaurants in our region and in the form of matching grants from RMHC Global.
Current Grant Application Guidelines
- Charitable 501(c)3 tax exempt status
- A specific project or program that directly benefits children’s (birth to 21 years) healthcare through oral treatment
- Clear project goals and objectives
- A broad base of funding support
- The ability to respond to the needs of specific groups of children in a manner that yields measurable results
RMHC does not fund:
- Advertising or fundraising drives
- Partisan, political, or denominational programs
- Ongoing operating costs (no salaries)
- Intermediary funding agencies
- Endowment campaigns
- Requests that have not completed the application in writing
2013 Grant Application Process:
Grant Application (pdf)
Grant Application Checklist (pdf)
Six-Month Grant Evaluation (pdf)
Final Grant Report Form (pdf)
|7/1/13||Grant application due|
|8/13||Applications reviewed and site visits conducted|
|10/13||Grant awards announced|
|4/14||6-month grant evaluation due|
|12/14||Final grant evaluation due|
2012 RMHC Outreach Recipients:
Doernbecher Children's Hospital Foundation - $38,000
The OHSU Doernbecher Dental Van Outreach Program provides routine and emergency dental services to rural, low-income families throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington.
Children served: 575
Free Clinic of SW Washington - $7,000
The Free Clinic of SW Washington provides free, compassionate oral health services for uninsured, low-income children.
Children served: 1,100
Friends of Creston Children's Dental Health Clinic - $5,000
Creston Children's Dental Clinic provides a five-chair, full service dental clinic, located in Creston Elementary School in SE Portland.
Children served: 1,207
Medical Teams International - $60,000
Through its Mobile Dental Program, Medical Teams International addresses dental needs for low-income children in the Pacific Northwest by removing two of the primary obstacles to receiving dental care: cost and accessible location.
Children served: 850
Clark County Dental Health Day - $5,000
Children's Dental Health Day is an annual event established in 2007 that serves the underpriviledged and low-income children within Oregon and Southwest Washington.
Children served: 250
Providence Child Center - $25,000
The dental clinic at the Providence Child Center provides onsite comprehensive dental services for children with profound disabilities.
Children served: -
Virginia Garcia Memorial Foundation - $20,000
Virginia Garcia's comprehensive dental program is designed to ensure that low-income children have immediate access to care that improves and protects their oral and overall-health.
Children served: 6,500
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