Continuing the Vision

How You Can Help

Dr. Edward B. Shils provided 50 years of service to the dental industry, retiring in 2002 as Executive Director of the DMA. In recognition of this milestone and the organization’s accomplishments, the Dr. Edward B. Shils Entrepreneurial Education Fund was created. From its inception in 2002, dozens of individuals, corporations and not-for-profit organizations have contributed their financial and volunteer support to this initiative.

The Board of Directors and all of its supporters and volunteers have redoubled their efforts to sustain his legacy by increasing their commitment to fundraising and implementing programs that motivate and encourage innovative leadership in the dental community.

We need your support to continue our work. Each funding level provides a tax-deductible opportunity for you to show your support for the activities of the Fund. Please join us in our effort to ensure that a new generation of talented entrepreneurs will be motivated and encouraged to achieve success.

Funding Levels

Donation Payment Distribution
Visionary Circle $100,000 or more Payable over 5 years
Founder Circle $50,000 or more Payable over 5 years
Chairman Circle $25,000 or more Payable over 5 years
Leadership Circle $10,000 or more Payable over 5 years
Director Circle $5,000 or more Payable over 5 years
Patron Circle $1,000 or more Payable over 1 year
Benefactor Circle up to $999