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Colorado Emergency Medical and Trauma Service (EMTS) Provider Grants

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Feb 15, 2020

Eric Schmidt

André Smith

RETAC Coordinators


Emergency Medical and Trauma Service (EMTS) Provider Grants provide funding for emergency medical and trauma service providers.

Funding can be used for one of the following categories:

  1. Ambulances and EMT vehicles
  2. Communications: Radios and other communication system components
  3. Data Collection: Laptops, desktops, servers, hardware and software for use in the statewide data collection program
  4. Equipment: General EMS and trauma equipment, extrication equipment, defibrillators and cardiac monitors, training and education equipment, safety equipment, and pediatric equipment
  5. Injury prevention projects
  6. Personnel and services
  7. Recruitment/Retention
  8. Other: Projects that do not fit into the above categories, such as conversion of an ambulance box into a training simulator

Applicants must have as their purpose the provision of emergency medical and trauma services in the state of Colorado to be eligible.

This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Ambulance services
  • First response agencies
  • Acute care medical facilities
  • Fire agencies
  • Rescue groups
  • Communications centers
  • Training centers
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

All awards are reimbursement-based. Typically, awards of less than $150,000 will receive a purchase order, and awards of more than $150,000 will receive a contract. Contracts take longer to execute than purchase orders.

A 50% local cash match is required. There is a financial waiver process for organizations that cannot meet the required 50% match.

Application process

Links to additional guidance, application instructions , and the online application portal are available on the program website.

Tagged as
Capital funding · Emergency medical services · Health workforce education and training · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Colorado

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