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Funding by Topic: Emergency medical technicians and paramedics

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

EMS Leadership Academy and Rural Scholarships
A two-part, 60-hour leadership program designed to prepare participants to lead and manage EMS agencies. Scholarships are available for rural EMS providers.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Jul 6, 2022
Sponsor: Michigan Center for Rural Health
Wisconsin EMS Flex Grant
One-time funding to emergency medical services in Wisconsin to help stabilize EMS providers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding requests can be made to purchase necessary supplies, equipment, vehicles, training, and to enhance staff recruitment and retention.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jul 11, 2022
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Rural Communities Health Care Investment Program (RCHIP)
Student loan reimbursements or stipend payments to assist rural communities in recruiting non-physician healthcare professionals who agree to serve in a medically underserved community of Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2022
Sponsors: Texas Department of Agriculture, Texas State Office of Rural Health
Sanford Health Rural EMT Educational Scholarships
Scholarships for residents who want to earn EMT certification in order to work or volunteer with EMS services in rural areas of North Dakota and western Minnesota with a Sanford presence.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota, North Dakota
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2022
Sponsor: Sanford Health EMS Education
Firehouse Subs First Responder Grants
Grants for life-saving equipment, prevention education, and disaster relief 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: Aug 17, 2022
Sponsor: Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation
New Mexico Health Service Corps Stipend Program
Provides a stipend to eligible health professionals during their last two years of training or residency in return for a service obligation of a minimum of 2 years in an underserved area of New Mexico.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: Sep 2, 2022
Sponsor: New Mexico Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
3RNET Recruitment and Retention Assistance
Helps health professionals find jobs in rural and underserved areas and assists employers in recruiting and retaining health professionals in rural and underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: 3RNET
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
Oregon Rural Practitioner Tax Credit Program
Personal income tax credits for dentists, physicians, podiatrists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurse anesthetists, optometrists, and volunteer EMS who practice in eligible rural areas of Oregon.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Rural Health
Oregon Rural Volunteer EMS Provider Tax Credit
Offers a personal income tax credit to emergency medical services providers who volunteer their services to rural communities in Oregon.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Rural Health