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Colorado Resource for Emergency And Trauma Education (CREATE) Grants

Colorado Rural Health Center
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Stephanie Vose


CREATE assists public and private organizations in improving and expanding the emergency medical and trauma system in Colorado. This grant is intended to provide funding for continuing education for current emergency medical and trauma services staff or initial training for new staff.

Funding may be used for:

  • Tuition
  • Course fees
  • Specific prerequisites
  • Required books
  • National Registry exams
  • Cards to demonstrate successful completion of a standard course of instruction
  • Reasonable travel expenses

Applicants must be entities whose purpose is a provision of emergency medical or trauma services within Colorado, including but not limited to:

  • Ambulance agencies
  • Fire agencies
  • State and local governing agencies
  • Training facilities
  • Hospitals and clinics
  • Special districts
  • Other public and private providers of EMS and trauma services
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

The maximum amount awarded per course is based on a 50/50 match for approved courses.

Financial waivers are available for agencies that can demonstrate financial inability to match at the 50% level.

Application process

Links to additional information are available on the program website. Complete the CREATE Contact Form to begin the application process.

Application guidelines
Applicant webinar recording
Live Q&A session schedule

Tagged as
Emergency medical services · Emergency medical technicians and paramedics · Health workforce education and training · Colorado

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