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HERO: Oregon Rural Volunteer EMS Training Grants

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Oregon Office of Rural Health
Oct 31, 2018

Rebecca Dobert


HERO: Oregon Rural Volunteer EMS Training Grants offer funds to rural EMS agencies to cover in-house training costs or to send staff to training that cannot be offered locally.

During the fall, 2018 supplemental round, priority will be given to applications from agencies:

  • Located in frontier counties
  • With a high proportion of volunteer staff
  • That are nonprofit or public entities
  • That encourage participation from, or collaboration with, neighboring rural EMS agencies

Applicants must be located in a rural area and recognized by the Oregon Health Authority EMS & Trauma Systems Program as an organization that participates in Oregon’s 9-1-1 response system.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

4 rural and/or frontier agencies will be awarded up to $2500 each.

Matching funds are required.

Application process

A link to the application form is available on the program website.

Email completed applications to Rebecca Dobert or mail to:

Rebecca Dobert
Oregon Office of Rural Health
3030 SW Moody Ave, Ste. 200
Portland, OR 97201

Tagged as
Community engagement and volunteerism · Emergency medical services · Emergency medical technicians and paramedics · Frontier and remote areas · Health workforce education and training · Scholarships for health careers · Oregon

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