We do what we do because of your support

Be a part of the legacy that supports a healthy smile for all through funding of innovative projects designed to increase access and utilization of oral health care.

Because we know Oral Health Impacts Overall Health.
Help us create a healthy smile for all.

Current Board Chair

Rick
Cohen

The pandemic proved that dentistry is an essential part of healthcare. It’s a privilege, but also a responsibility, to donate to such an important cause.
- Rick Cohen

Robert J. Sullivan
Family Foundation Legacy

2009

First established a multi-year grant to create a partnered program

This multi-year grant provided funding through 2020

2010

First meetings to discuss development of what would become the dental student scholarship program

2012

First scholarships were awarded

2013
4 Student Scholarship Awardees

2014

Dinner in DC with recipients — members of the Sullivan Family were present

2015
4 Student Scholarship Awardees

2016

Fund-A-Future Paddle Raiser introduced to raise scholarship funds at DTA Annual Meeting

Scholarship program is continuing to grow and operate — each year raises more funds than the previous year

2017

First meeting with members of the family to discuss a possible major gift contribution from the Robert J. Sullivan Family Foundation

2018
34 Student Scholarship Awardees

2019

$1,000,000 awarded to Foundation from Robert J. Sullivan Family Foundation

2020
1st year awarding $25K top scholarship and 3 new $10K scholarships in addition to 10 $5K scholarships
Mission

Increase access to and utilization of oral health care

by broadening literacy of oral health's impact on overall health.

Our Vision

A Healthy Smile for All

Our Values

Oral Health

Stewardship

Enduring Positive Impact

2020 Donation Highlights

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Total Pledges and Donations in 2020


Pledge & Donation
Renewals

$196,150

2020 DTA
Foundation Event Fundraising

$28,500

2020 Annual Fund

$253,700

2020 Fund-A-Future Scholarship

$43,150

2020 Scholarship Winners
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Podcast

Checking in with 2016 DTA Foundation / Robert J. Sullivan Family Foundation Recipient Dr. Younan

Video

A Thank You from the 2020 DTA Foundation Scholarship Recipients”

2020 Grant Winners
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Podcast

Checking in with 2014 DTA Foundation Grant Recipient Dr. Angie's Dental Health Exchange

Video

2017 DTA Foundation Grant Recipient Children’s Dental Services

Video

2017 DTA Foundation Grant Recipient Mary & Gary West Senior Dental Center

Year End Financials

Revenue*

$841,473

Pledge Receipts & Donations $253,700
Fund-a-Future $43,510
Fundraising Event Proceeds $28,500
Investment Income $515,717
Other Income $46

Expenses*

$534,927

Grants $122,141
Scholarships $125,039
Fundraising $99,514
General & Administrative $142,178
Events $42,964
Community Relations $2,791
*cash basis
Donors

Company Donors

  • Robert J. Sullivan Family Foundation

Individual Donors

  • Bergman, Stan & Marion
  • Hinsch, Paul & Krista
  • Breslawski, Jim & Debbie
  • Steinberg, Gary & Deborah
  • Nordquist, Robert
  • Shirley, Eric
  • Wolfe, George
  • Thomas, Kevin & Patti
  • Garrick, Dan
  • Price, Gary & Lois
  • Hamilton, Tyrette
  • Meyers, Elizabeth
  • Persichetti, Joe
  • Powers, John
  • Misiak, Dave
  • Winters, Bill & Monica
  • Neiner, Karen
  • Warner, Hope
  • Lazarus, Robert
  • Mondock, Paul
  • Brinati, Tony
  • Noll, Elizabeth
  • Brutzer, Christian

Join our vision for a healthy smile for all

View and Download the 2019 Annual Report