Minnesota Alliance with Youth

Serve a Smile

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Minnesota Alliance With Youth and Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation are pleased to announce the 12th annual Serve a Smile mini-grant program. Through the generosity of Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation, over $25,000 in mini-grants funding will be made available to Minnesota youth-led service/service-learning projects that address important oral health or health issues. Mini-grant awards of up to $1000 will support youth affiliated with schools and youth-serving community organizations in Minnesota, offering young people essential funds as they envision ways to create healthier schools and communities.

Please read through the Serve a Smile Grant Overview and Guidelines before submitting an application.

Serve a Smile Grant Application (available Dec 1):  

Serve a Smile Grant Electronic Application

Serve a Smile Printer-Friendly Application

Submissions are due electronically by Friday, January 23rd at 4pm.FINAL_DD_Logo_bk_w_tag

For more information contact Annie Himmelsteib at ahimmelsteib@mnyouth.net.



2014 Serve a smile Grantees

American Indian Magnet School, St. Paul MN
S.M.O.K.E. F.R.E.E.

Augsburg Fairview Academy, Minneapolis MN
Mapping Health: A Guide to Phillips

Badger FCCLA, Badger MN
Healthy Habits

Boys & Girls Club of Rochester, Rochester MN

Centennial Middle School, Lino Lakes MN
Bright Futures

Children’s Dental Services (CDS), Minneapolis MN
Comprehensive Preventive Outreach and education for Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191

Confederation of Somali Community in Minnesota, Minneapolis MN
Seminar Cancer Prevention

Crossroads ALT High School, Coon Rapids MN
Serving our Community

Deer River FCCLA, Deer River MN
Hope for the Homeless

Denfeld High School, Duluth MN
Hunters for Health

Dynamic 507- Nobles County Integration Collaborative, Worthington MN
Good Health Habits

EDIT (Equity Diversity Inclusion Together), Minneapolis MN
Dental Health Roundup

Fred Wells Tennis and Education Center, St. Paul MN
TopSpin’s Tennis and Health Education Day

Fulda FCCLA Chapter, Fulda MN
“It All Starts With Enough Food!”

Goodhue FCCLA, Goodhue MN
Tracking Good Health

Harbor City International School, Duluth MN
Healthy on a Budget Challenge: Create a Cookbook

Harriet Bishop Elementary School, Savage MN
Healthy Smiles

Hopkins North Junior High, Hopkins MN
Pass the Plate

Kasson Mantorville HS FCCLA, Kasson MN
Dental Hygiene Fun Camp

Kasson-Mantorville FCCLA, Kasson MN
How To Manage The Stress of High School

Kenyon-Wanamingo FCCLA, Kenyon MN

Kids First- A Program of ISD 544 Community Education, Fergus Falls MN
Make a Difference in Oral Health

Kerkhoven Murdock Sunburg, Kerkhoven MN
Happy Smiles-Healthy Bodies

Laura Jeffrey Academy, St. Paul MN
Cooking Club Book Project

Lincoln Park Middle School, Duluth MN
Healthy Wildcats Night

Neighborhood House, St. Paul MN
Teeth are the best

Northeast Youth &Family Services, Shoreview MN
Health Step

Northfield Public Schools, Northfield MN
10,000 Steps Challenge

Ordean East Middle School, Duluth MN
Beans for Ordean

Ortonville Chapter FCCLA, Ortonville MN
The Water Wish

Pequot Lakes High School, Pequot Lakes MN
Peers, Beers, Cheers

Perpich Center for Arts Education, Golden Valley MN
Choices For Life

Pine River-Backus High School, Pine River MN
Healthy: Eating, Living, Community

Prairie Seeds Academy, Brooklyn Park MN
Growing Greatness

Promise Neighborhood, Saint Cloud MN
Health and Health Resource fair 2014

Sojourner Truth Academy, Minneapolis MN
Health & Wellness Night and Let’s G.O.!

Something Cool, Inc., McGregor MN
Good Plates

Spring Lake Park FCCLA, Spring Lake Park MN
Beauty and the Beast:  Tooth or Consequences

SouthWest Metro Educational Cooperative, Shakopee MN
Keep Your Smile Project

United South Central FCCLA, Wells MN
Healthy Breakfast

Voyageurs Expeditionary School, Bemidji MN
Something to Smile About

Waconia FCCLA, Waconia MN
Kids Company Cold Kickers Club

White Bear Area YMCA, White Bear Lake MN
Operation Smile

Willow River School, Willow River MN
Diabetes: The Whole Story

Women’s Initiative for Self Empowerment, St. Paul MN
GGAL for Mental Health and Tobacco Awareness

Worthington FCCLA, Worthington MN
Be Your Best

YouthCARE, Minneapolis MN
Earn-a-Bike Program


For more information contact Sarah Ullmer at serveasmile@mnyouth.net.