Capacity building

Awards and grants

  • Smile Grant
    FDI Smile Grant

    The US$5,000 grant recognizes member National Dental Associations (NDAs) that are making a difference in oral health through innovative and sustainable community outreach projects in their countries…

  • Travel Grant
    Travel grants for members

    Eligible National Dental Association (NDA) members may apply for a travel grant to attend the FDI World Dental Congress. The travel grant is available to NDA members from low- and low-middle income countries who would like to attend the…

  • WOHD Awrads
    World Oral Health Day Awards

    FDI relies on the power of local and national campaigns to activate World Oral Health Day (WOHD) globally. Every year on or around 20 March, hundreds of events are organized around the world in celebration of WOHD. Empowered by a common goal to…

  • Dental fund
    World Dental Development Fund

    The aim of the FDI World Dental Development Fund (WDDF) is to improve oral health globally, primarily through the establishment of innovative prevention and access programs in disadvantaged populations. WDDF illustrates FDI's commitment to its…