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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.

Firehouse Subs First Responder Grants Inactive
Grants for life-saving equipment and prevention education tools for first responders and public safety organizations. The Foundation recognizes the needs of rural and volunteer departments throughout the country and will consider their applications despite not being within 60 miles of a Firehouse Subs restaurant.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 11, 2020
Sponsor: Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation
California Allied Healthcare Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for allied healthcare professionals practicing in designated counties of California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Oct 13, 2020
Sponsors: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, Health Professions Education Foundation
Emergency Response Equipment Grant Program Inactive
Funding for the purchase of emergency response equipment for volunteer fire, rescue, and ambulance departments in rural parts of Compeer Financial's service area.
Geographic coverage: Specific counties in Wisconsin and Minnesota
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2020
Sponsor: Compeer Financial
Small Town America Civic Volunteer Award Inactive
Monetary awards to recognize extraordinary volunteer service in areas with 5,000 people or less, with a goal of raising awareness of the need for citizens to fill critical civic roles including local government boards and councils, volunteer firefighters, EMTs, and advisory committees that support other key local government functions in small localities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2020
Sponsors: National Association of Counties, National Association of Towns and Townships, National Main Street Center, National Volunteer Fire Council, Points of Light
Arkansas Rural Services Block Grant Program Inactive
Funding to assist rural communities in Arkansas with development and improvement of local community facilities, including fire departments, and the purchase of fire safety and life-saving equipment.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas
Application Deadline: Aug 13, 2020
Sponsor: Arkansas Division of Rural Services
New Mexico Allied Health Loan for Service Program Inactive
Forgivable loans for certain allied healthcare profession students who agree to practice in an underserved area of New Mexico upon completion of their education.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2020
Sponsor: New Mexico Higher Education Department
HERO: Helping EMS in Rural Oregon Inactive
Grants to frontier and rural EMS agencies in Oregon to cover in-house training costs or to send staff to training that cannot be offered locally.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2020
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Rural Health
Kansas EMS Education Incentive Grant Program Inactive
Grants for licensed ambulance services in rural, frontier, and densely settled rural areas of Kansas to help with recruiting, training, and certifying ambulance EMS providers.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2020
Sponsor: Kansas Board of Emergency Medical Services
Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Site-Based Program Inactive
Grants to develop, implement, and/or expand comprehensive programs in response to illicit opioids, stimulants, or other substances of abuse. The program provides resources to support state, local, Tribal, and territorial efforts to reduce violent crime and drug abuse and enhance public safety while supporting victims.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: May 21, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport (ET3) Model Inactive
A voluntary, 5-year payment model that will provide greater flexibility to ambulance care teams to address emergency healthcare needs of Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) beneficiaries following a 911 call. The model is designed to correct misaligned incentives and has the potential to improve the quality of care and lower costs to Medicare by reducing avoidable transports to the hospital ED and potentially reducing avoidable inpatient admissions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 5, 2019
Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services