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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Emergency medical services

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Utah EMS Competitive Grants Program
Grants for improving the statewide delivery of emergency medical services in Utah with a focus on rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Utah
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2021
Sponsor: Utah Department of Health
Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport (ET3) Model – Medical Triage Line
Grant to state and local governments or other eligible entities to improve the efficiency of their 911 emergency response system by establishing a medical triage line that can redirect non-emergency callers to care alternatives.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 11, 2021
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
First Responders - Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Cooperative Agreement
Grants to allow first responders and members of other key community sectors to administer a drug or device approved or cleared under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act for emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose. Over half of the total funding available is set aside for recipients serving rural communities with high rates of opioid abuse.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 17, 2021
Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Agricultural Safety and Health: Core Course Registration and Fee Waivers
Course registration and an opportunity to apply for a fee waiver to attend the Agricultural Safety and Health Core Course to be held virtually in June, 2021.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 7, 2021
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
AGRIMEDIC Training for Fire, Rescue, and EMS Providers in Louisiana
Training for fire, rescue, and EMS providers in Louisiana designed to reduce mortality, injury, and property loss resulting from agricultural emergencies.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Southeast Louisiana Area Health Education Center
Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Grant Program
Grants to eligible organizations to cover all or part of the costs associated with purchasing an automated external defibrillator (AED).
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: CPR Savers and First Aid Supply
Colorado Resource for Emergency And Trauma Education (CREATE) Grants
A reimbursement grant program that assists EMS and Trauma entities with training and education to improve the emergency and trauma system in Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Colorado Rural Health Center
Delta Region Community Health Systems Development Program Technical Assistance
Technical assistance for selected hospitals, clinics and their communities in the Delta Region to make in-depth health system enhancements.
Geographic coverage: Counties in Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee that are served by the Delta Regional Authority.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Delta Regional Authority, National Rural Health Resource Center
Economic Impact Initiative Grants
Funding to assist in the development of essential community facilities in rural communities that have extreme unemployment and severe economic depression.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Louisiana Physician Placement Service: Rural Scholars
Residency and fellowship placement assistance for health career students in Louisiana, with an emphasis on physicians committed to practicing primary care in a rural location in Louisiana following residency training.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Southeast Louisiana Area Health Education Center