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

Legacy
Gifts

Special thank you to our inaugural
DTA Foundation Legacy Founder Circle Donor
The Robert J Sullivan Family Foundation
for their $1,000,000 gift in 2019

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 2019

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

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

2019 Donation Highlights

First Ever Legacy Donor

Robert J. Sullivan Family Foundation

$1,000,000

65%

of all DTA Member Companies donated

50%

of all Fund-a-Future donors gave at the Named Donor level of $5k or more

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Total Pledges and Donations in 2019


2019 Legacy
Founders Circle

$1,000,000

2019 DTA
Foundation Auction

$70,469

2019 Annual Fund

$536,725

2019 Fund-a-Future

$185,585

2019 Scholarship Winners
WestMidwestSouthNortheast
Podcast

Heroes for Oral Health: A Chat with 2019 DTA Foundation / Zirc Compan Scholarship Recipient Reisa Rara

Video

2018 DTA Foundation / Aegis Communications Scholarship Recipient Kathryn Pawlak”

2019 Grant Winners
WestMidwestSouthNortheast
Podcast

Heroes for Oral Health: A Chat with 2019 Grant Recipient Kids Smiles

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*

$1,710,509

Pledge Receipts & Donations $1,409,925
Fund-a-Future $133,135
Auction Proceeds $65,189
Investment Income $74,146
Other Income $28,114

Expenses*

$707,652

Grants $297,048
Scholarships $171,496
Fundraising $138,699
General & Administrative $117,955
Auction $53,225
Community Relations $19,229
*cash basis
Donors

Company Donors

  • Robert J. Sullivan Family Foundation

Individual Donors

  • Bergman, Stan & Marion
  • Hinsch, Paul & Krista
  • Breslawski, Jim & Debbie
  • Wolfe, George
  • Thomas, Kevin & Patti
  • Steinberg, Gary & Deborah
  • Parrilli, Dan & Diane
  • Doyle, Laura & Ken
  • Dixon, Dan
  • Garrick, Dan
  • Price, Gary & Lois
  • Shirley, Eric
  • Hamilton, Tyrette
  • Nordquist, Robert
  • Suh, Julie
  • Meyers, Elizabeth
  • Persichetti, Joe
  • Niessen, Dr. Linda
  • Miller, Alex
  • Koch, Jonathan
  • Powers, John
  • Bucher, Jeff
  • Winters, Bill & Monica
  • Paulson, Lori
  • Neiner, Karen
  • Thomas, Dan & Pam
  • Andersen, Scot
  • Millikan, Jay
  • Horton, John
  • Kehagias, Ted & Gina
  • Hurlbrink, David & Kim
  • Waitsman, Vickie

Join our vision for a healthy smile for all

Past Annual Reports