What Is The Program?

RAYS is a scholarship program for eligible youth to help cover costs for a multitude of activities including but not limited to: sports registration, band, dance, and other recreational programs. The RAYS scholarship can provide up to $100 per individual, and has a limit of $200 per household. 

Am I Eligible?

To receive a RAYS scholarship the child must be under 18 and living in one of our service counties. Your household income must be at or below 175% of the Federal Poverty Level to qualify for RAYS. Funding availability does vary.


To apply for this program, please call 515-518-4770.

What Documentation Is Required?

  • Identification for all household members

  • Proof of the last 30 days of income or previous year’s income

  • Invoice, estimate of cost of program, or registration form