All of our partners are united by a common goal: helping children with clefts who have no place else to turn. If this is your goal, too, we’d like to partner with you.

smile train partners

Why Should I Become a Partner?

You Will Change The Lives Of Millions

You Are Needed

1 in 700 babies are born with a cleft lip and/or palate globally.

You Will Become Part of a Global Service Community

Every 5 minutes, a Smile Train-sponsored  cleft surgery helps a child in need.

You Will Make an Economic Impact on the World.

The average cleft surgery produces an economic output 150x its cost. 

What are the Benefits?

Being a Smile Train partner gives you access to an array of grants and resources. Partners may receive support for education and training, cleft awareness, comprehensive cleft care, medical equipment, and, for families who need it, support for food and travel expenses.

What Community Am I Joining


Partner Hospitals


empowered medical professionals


Smile Train-supported cleft surgeries since 1999


Smile Train-supported cleft training opportunities


countries where Smile Train has helped children

What Is the Goal?

The goal is to give every child with a cleft the opportunity for a healthy, productive life.

Contact your local Smile Train-partner team to apply to become a partner.