The Reach Animal Care program (REACH) offers a solution that helps animals get the care they need while promoting the wellbeing of the veterinary community and those we serve.
The REACH program provides AVMA members who provide low or no-cost veterinary services with funding for the treatment of illness or conditions requiring immediate care for owners experiencing financial hardship. Grant applicants may be reimbursed in full or in part for the cost of care using expense codes contained in the online application for. AVMA members veterinarians may request up to $500 per case, not to exceed $2,000 per calendar (January through December). Our goal is to allow us to help as many animals and members as possible. For details, see frequently asked questions.
Grants are not available to individual pet owners. If you need help with veterinary care, we encourage you to speak with your veterinarian.
Due to the volume of requests we receive from individual pet owners, we are unable to reply to messages from individual pet owners and you will not receive a response.
Grant requests will not be considered for:
For more information, read the complete Guidelines and FAQs.
Log in to the online application system using your email and password.
Review the Application Criteria on the Application Dashboard before proceeding with your application.
Create your online application, filling in all mandatory fields.
Before submission, your application can be saved as a DRAFT until all the required information is completed. As each tab is completed, you will see a appear in each tab when the application is saved. At any time, you can download and print your application by clicking on the icon in the Application Summary section.
On completion, submit your Application as FINAL. Download and print a copy of your application for your records by clicking on the icon in the Application Summary section in the right column. An automated email will be sent, which will confirm that your application has successfully been submitted.
American Veterinary Medical Foundation
1931 North Meacham Road
Schaumburg, IL 60173-4360