The Foundation was formed in 2002 to promote the dental profession and enhance oral health in North Central Indiana. Over the years, the Foundation has given out thousands of dollars in scholarships and grants, provided funding for community projects and assisted the Society with continuing education seminars.
Promote Dental Student Candidates & support those from NCDS region
Offer grants to dental students and encourage these graduates to stay in the North Central area. Priority is given to those students from the North Central area.To apply for this grant, please complete the application below and submit to the business office. All applications are due by December 31 and are awarded the following February.
Attract highest level CE to North Central members
The honoraria of speakers will be offset by the Foundation in some cases which in turn lowers the cost of attending the Continuing Education Programs put on by the Society. Visit the Events page to see our upcoming seminars, programs and meetings.
Promote Community Awareness (PSA’s, etc.)
Promote various other dental community projects all aimed at our common goal of better community education and awareness.
To apply for a Community Awareness grant, please complete the application below.
Grants to Dental Hygiene/Assisting Students at IU and Ivy Tech
Offer grants to hygiene and assisting students and encourage these graduates to stay in the North Central area. Priority is given to those students from the North Central area.To apply for this grant, please complete the appropriate application below and submit to the business office. All applications are due by December 31 and are awarded the following February.
Community Programs on Educating the Public
Promote community dental awareness projects aimed at educating and informing the community. Educated citizens will want to seek a higher level of dental care and will be more likely to make dental health a priority.
To apply for a Community Program grant, please complete the application below.
Want to help the Foundation?
The Foundation is always accepting donations. If you would like to make a donation, you may do so either by checking the appropriate box when submitting your dues or by submitting a check to business office at:
303 S Main Street, Ste. 103
Mishawaka, IN 46544
Officers and Board of Directors
Executive Board Members
President* - Brian King
NCDS Current President - Srihdar Meda
NCDS Past President*- Paul Glass
Executive Director/Secretary* - Laura Burton
NCDS Liasion (VP) - Alec Willard