Virginia Department of Health, Virginia Office of EMS
09/15/19 5:00 PM
Grants to Virginia nonprofit and governmental emergency medical service providers for qualifying purchases. This program provides financial assistance to qualifying EMS agencies based on demonstrated financial need. Funding may be requested to purchase EMS-related equipment and vehicles.
The Rescue Squad Assistance Fund (RSAF) is a multi-million dollar matching grant program for Virginia governmental, volunteer and nonprofit EMS agencies and organizations to provide financial assistance based on demonstrated need. Funding is also recommended on the documented need of the specific item being requested. The primary goal of this program is to financially assist governmental, volunteer and nonprofit EMS agencies to purchase EMS equipment and vehicles and provide needed EMS programs and projects. RSAF is primarily a reimbursement grant that requires the grantee to make the purchase for the awarded item(s) and then submit an invoice for reimbursement.
Special Priorities for Funding:
- Migration to VPHIB’s version 3 (VAv3)
- Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD)
- Emergency Operations
- Innovative (Special) Projects
- Multi-Jurisdictional/Agency Projects (MJAP)
- Recruitment and Retention:
For more information on the special priorities for funding:
GrantWatch ID#: 168340
Grant awards are for a 12 month period beginning July 1 through June 30, and January 1 through December 31, respectively.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online through E-Gift:
For assistance please contact:
Luke Parker, Grants Manager
Linwood Pulling, Grant Specialist
P: (804) 888-9105
F: (804) 371-3108
Virginia Department of Health
Office of Emergency Medical Services
1041 Technology Park Drive Glen
Allen, Virginia 23059