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Reach for Rochester

Resource type: Grants

Granted to University of Rochester


To provide partial support for Reach for Rochester’s SummerReach jobs program and Reach Teams. The Reach for Rochester Program promotes paid work for undergraduates to offset the reliance on educational loans while engaging students in work experiences which will help them explore careers and enhance their employability after graduation. The SummerReach program matches area businesses with students interested in working in that particular field for the summer; Reach Teams is a program designed to incorporate the Reach job experience into the University curriculum.

Grant Amount


Year Awarded



42 Months

Related Resources


Higher Education

Global Impact:

United States

Historical Programme Affiliations:

Higher Education

Foundation Center Themes:

Employment Services, Student Services

Foundation Center Approaches:

Professional Development, Work-Study