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Rural Health
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.

Firehouse Subs First Responder Grants
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 29, 2018
Sponsor: Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation
Virginia SORH Open Grant Program
Grants to support rural service providers, rural health clinics, health professional shortage areas, and medically underserved areas and populations in Virginia in the areas of workforce development, telehealth, substance abuse, behavioral health, and community paramedicine.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2018
Sponsors: Virginia Department of Health, Virginia State Office of 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 to rural and underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Rural Recruitment & Retention Network
Colorado Resource for Emergency Education And Trauma and Grants (CREATE)
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
Oklahoma Volunteer Charitable Healthcare Provider Program
Offers state tort liability insurance to healthcare providers who provide care to medically indigent persons at a free clinic, or specialty providers providing care as a result of a referral from a free clinic.
Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Oklahoma Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Development
Oregon Rural Practitioner Tax Credit Program
Offers personal income tax credits to 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 Oregon communities.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Rural Health
Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium Training
Emergency preparedness training and resources for rural first responders, offered both in-person and online, and provided at no cost.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium, The Center for Rural Development
South Carolina Rural EMT Tuition Assistance Program
Offers scholarships to students enrolled in emergency medical technician courses who plan to practice in rural areas of South Carolina.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: South Carolina Office of Rural Health
South Dakota Rural Healthcare Facility Recruitment Assistance Program
Offers a monetary incentive to health professionals who complete a 3 year service agreement at a rural facility in South Dakota. Facilities apply for matching funding to help with their recruitment efforts.
Geographic coverage: South Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: South Dakota Office of Rural Health