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Rural Emergency Medical Service Training and Equipment Assistance Program

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005
Administered by:

Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, HRSA Grants Application Center
(see all US Federal Agencies)

Explore all postings for this grant program:
  • Original Grant - Oct 29, 2004
Applications Due:

Jan 10, 2005
HRSA will be using a pre-application process. Deadline to submit a nine-page pre-application is January 10, 2005. Pre-applications will undergo an internal review process and a subset of the reviewed proposals will be invited to submit a full and complete proposal, which will be due on March 11, 2005.

total funding: $360,000
max award: none
min award: none
cost sharing, matching: Yes
number of awards: 3
type of funding: Grant

The REMSTEP grant program seeks to funds eligible entities that propose to develop improved emergency medical services (EMS) in rural areas. To be eligible to receive a grant under this section, an entity must be located in or serve residents of a non-metropolitan statistical area (non-MSA), an area designated as a rural area by any law or State regulation, or the most recently published Goldsmith Modification.

ORHP will fund projects that propose to conduct any, or a combination of the following activities: 1) recruit emergency medical service personnel, (2) recruit volunteer emergency medical service personnel, (3) train emergency medical service personnel in emergency response, injury prevention, safety awareness, and other topics relevant to the delivery of emergency medical services, (4) fund specific training to meet Federal or State certification requirements, (5) develop new ways to educate emergency health care providers through the use of technology-enhanced educational methods, (6)acquire emergency medical serves equipment, including cardiac defibrillators, (7) acquire personal protective equipment for emergency medical
services personnel as required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and (8) educate the public concerning cardiopulmonary resuscitation first aid, injury prevention, safety awareness, illness prevention, and other related emergency preparedness topics.

All proposed projects should be responsive to the unique cultural needs, social beliefs and linguistic needs of the target population. Preference will be given to applications that: (1) propose programs that develop collaborative partnerships among eligible applicants, (2) propose to address a combination of eligible activities (items 1-5) of the activities described earlier in this section.

Who can apply:

Eligible functional categories:
Funding Sources:

Rural Access to Emergency Devices Grant

More Information:


If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact: callcenter@hrsa.gov

Address Info:

Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, HRSA Grants Application Center, 901 Russell Avenue Suite 450, Gaithersburg, MD, 20879

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