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Rural Emergency Medical Services Training Grant

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.

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.243
Sponsors
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Deadlines
Mar 18, 2021
Contact

For programmatic or technical questions:
Humberto Carvalho
240.276.2974
Humberto.Carvalho@samhsa.hhs.gov

For grants management or budget questions:
Corey Sullivan
240.276.1213
FOACSAT@samhsa.hhs.gov

Purpose

The Rural Emergency Medical Services Training Grant (Short Title: EMS Training) provides funding to recruit and train emergency medical services personnel in rural areas.

Activities include:

  • Recruit EMS personnel, which may include volunteer personnel
  • Train EMS personnel as appropriate to maintain licenses and certifications relevant to serve in an EMS agency
  • Conduct courses that qualify graduates to serve in an EMS agency
  • Fund specific training to meet Federal or State licensing or certification requirements
  • Ensure EMS personnel are trained on mental and substance use disorders and care for people with such disorders in emergency situations
  • Acquire emergency medical services equipment
  • Purchase and train EMS personnel on the use of the opioid overdose antidote, naloxone, to utilize in case of opioid overdose emergency situations
Eligibility

Eligible applicants include rural emergency medical service agencies operated by local or tribal governments (fire-based and non-fire based) and nonprofit emergency medical service agencies.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $200,000
Project period: 1 year
Estimated number of awards: 25
Estimated total program funding: $5,000,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through grants.gov and the SAMHSA website.

Tagged as
Emergency department and urgent care services · Emergency medical services · Emergency medical technicians and paramedics · Health workforce education and training · Illicit drug use · Licensure and certification of health professionals · Prescription drug misuse · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Substance use and misuse



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