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Delta Dental of California named one of the top Bay Area corporate philanthropists in 2021 by San Francisco Business Times for fifth consecutive year

Delta Dental of California today announced it has been recognized as one of the top 25 corporate philanthropists in the San Francisco Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times. In the publication’s 2021 Bay Area Corporate Philanthropists list, Delta Dental is ranked number 23 out of 100, marking the fifth consecutive year of a placement in the top 50 and reflecting the leading dental health benefit provider’s continuing commitment to investing in the communities it serves through its philanthropic arm, the Delta Dental Community Care Foundation.

The San Francisco Business Times Corporate Philanthropy list annually cites the Bay Area’s most generous corporate citizens and highlights those who made contributions to Bay Area-based charitable organizations in the following counties: San Francisco, San Mateo, Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, Santa Clara, Solano and Sonoma. In 2021, Delta Dental granted $21 million across its 15-state service area and District of Columbia, including more than $4.4 million to Bay Area nonprofits.

“We are proud to continue supporting the important work of our partners and their unwavering commitment to delivering much-needed care and assistance to the various communities they serve,” said Kenzie Ferguson, vice president of foundation and corporate social responsibility for Delta Dental of California. “We are honored to once again be recognized among the Bay Area’s top philanthropists by the San Francisco Business Times, which affirms Delta Dental’s mission of increasing equity and access to oral health care, especially for the underserved, senior adults and people of color, to help make the communities we serve stronger, healthier and more resilient.”

About the Delta Dental Community Care Foundation

About Delta Dental Community Care Foundation

The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Delta Dental of California and its affiliated companies including Delta Dental Insurance Company, Delta Dental of Pennsylvania and Delta Dental of New York, Inc. Since 2011, the Foundation has awarded more than $100 million in funding and support to increase access to quality dental care, oral health education and to advance scientific research across the company’s 15-state service area and the District of Columbia. For more information about the Delta Dental Community Care Foundation, please visit https://www1.deltadentalins.com/foundation.html.

About Delta Dental of California

About Delta Dental of California

Since 1955, Delta Dental of California has offered comprehensive, high-quality oral health care coverage to millions of enrollees and built the strongest network of dental providers in the country. The Delta Dental of California enterprise includes its affiliates Delta Dental Insurance Company, Delta Dental of Pennsylvania, Delta Dental of New York, Inc., as well as the national DeltaCare USA network, and provides dental benefits to more than 40 million people across 15 states and the District of Columbia*. All are members of the Delta Dental Plans Association based in Oak Brook, Illinois, the not-for-profit national association that through a national network of Delta Dental companies collectively covers millions of people nationwide. For more information about Delta Dental of California, please visit www.deltadentalins.com

*Delta Dental of California’s operating areas encompass Alabama, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, West Virginia and the District of Columbia.