Application for Disaster Assistance Grant

Please Read First:  Any AAO member who is the victim of a disaster may apply to the AAO Disaster Relief Fund for a grant to assist in restoring, repairing or reconstructing a practice facility owned by the applicant, or the dental equipment and supplies therein.  Applicants must meet the requirements prescribed in the Rules for the Disaster Assistance Program and applicants should read the Rules prior to completing this application.  The amount of the grant shall be determined at the discretion of the Fund’s Board.  For a copy of the Rules, go to:

Eligibility Requirements:  An applicant must establish that he/she suffered nonreimbursed damages to his/her practice facility from a disaster.  Further, the applicant must show that these damages have caused a serious financial hardship and that other sources of adequate funding are not available.  Replacement of lost income from practice interruption is not an eligible reason for assistance.

Eligibility is determined on a case-by-case basis, and available funds will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

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