REACH Program - Collaborative Funding Opportunity


The Research and Explore Awesome Careers in Healthcare (REACH) Program is an exciting program supported by the Wyoming Office of Rural Health (ORH) focusing on rural students in grades 5 - 8.  The overall purpose of the Program is to increase awareness, interest, and understanding of health careers available in rural Wyoming through creative and interactive activities.


Funds Available:

$10,000 (up to $2,000 each) will be made available to support the planning and implementation activities of five (4) REACH Programs.  Funding will be provided on a cost based reimbursement basis.


Eligible Applicants:

Wyoming K-12 schools and healthcare facilities such as hospitals, clinics, community health centers, and public health units.


How to Apply:

Click on the Grant Guidance link for detailed information.  Grant proposals are due on November 4, 2013, by 5:00 p.m. (received not postmarked).

For more information contact Sharla Allen, Manager, Office of Rural Health (307) 777-7293 or via email at





November 4, 2013         Proposals must be recieved (not postmarked) by 5:00 p.m.

November 12, 2013      Notification of awards

January 6, 2014             Program date, start/end time, and physical location must be selected and the Office of Rural Health                                     notified

May 31, 2014                  Program must be completed and funds expended

***Requests for reimbursement and all additional required materials (see online checklist) must be received within three weeks from the date the Program is held***



*This exact form is required for submission to the Office of Rural Health


Thank you to the South Dakota Healthcare Workforce Center at the South Dakota Office of Rural Health for sharing Scrubs Camp materials and ideas.

Thank you to the North Dakota Center for Rural Health for sharing Scrubs Camp materials and ideas.

Thank you to the Montana Area Health Education Center for sharing REACH camp materials and ideas.