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The GKAS Award recognizes an organization’s ability to build, expand or enhance education, access and/or capacity with respect to oral health care for children.
NYSDF Equipment and Product Connect
Helps connect organizations to equipment and oral health products.
The major goal of the Gold Fund is to make grants to facilitate the oral healthcare treatment of disadvantaged and/or at risk people in New York State. Dentists who wish to approach this opportunity to help treat a patient must show in their application what they intend to do with the money.
The New York State Dental Foundation maintains an ongoing inventory of dental supplies for donation to dentists and organizations that conduct outreach programs, either here in the US or overseas.
The New York State Dental Foundation and its industry partners will provide donations of equipment (e.g., sterilizers, handpieces, etc.) to help
organizations further their outreach and improve access to care to those in need their local communities.
When it comes to making a long-term impact on the oral health of all New Yorkers, there are many giving options besides simply writing a check. So how do you know which method of support is right for you? To find a charitable gift that best suits your family's needs and supports the outreach of the New York State Dental Foundation for years to come, you need a plan—and we're here to help.
The Foundation is now accepting applications, due July 1, 2022 for the 2023 GKAS awards.
Winning applicants will receive up to $5,000, as determined by the NYSDF Board of Trustees. Additionally, this year the Foundation has instituted a complementary level GKAS Award, designed to assist chosen organizations receive needed product and/or supplies. Winners will be announced at the end of the year 2022.
As I write this, I’m looking out at a world of snow and bare tree limbs. But the sun is out, the sky is a brilliant blue, and the temperatures at least are in double digits – it’s a promising sign of spring, and for me, spring means Give Kids a Smile (GKAS).