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Emergency Medical Services Grants

Contact the Florida Department of Health

  •  850-245-4440



    Mailing Address

    Florida Department of Health 

    4052 Bald Cypress Way Bin A-22 

    Tallahassee, FL 32399 


ANNOUNCEMENT: THE Florida Emergency Medical Services (EMS) SECTION WILL ACCEPT Matching Grant APPLICATIONS Beginning Monday, September 10, 2018 UNTIL the Deadline, Monday, January 7, 2019, 3:00 p. m. Eastern Standard TIME


Applications not received by the deadline will not be reviewed for possible grant funding. The Department reserves the right to fund or not fund any application in the best interest of the State.


You can obtain the application form and instructions at the following link: Matching Grant Application 2018-2019


Application(s) may be submitted by email attachment via the following email address:


Alternatively, applications may be either hand delivered (walk-in) or mailed to the addresses listed below. The Department requests you NOT send the same application by both email attachment and paper.

Mailing Address

EMS Matching Grants                              

DOH EMS Section, Grants                           

4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A22                      

Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1722     

Hand Deliver Address:

EMS Matching Grants

DOH EMS Section, Grants                           

4042 Bald Cypress Way, 2nd Floor                      

Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1748

Optional: In your application package cover letter, you may request to be, or recommend a person to be, a reviewer of matching grant applications during this grant cycle.

For requests, questions, or assistance please use the contact information on this web page. 

Special note: Section 401.111, Florida Statutes, requires the state to assist youth athletic organizations that work in conjunction with local EMS, with costs to expand the use of automated external defibrillators. We encourage grant requests to accomplish this.                        

County Grant Awards 2018

Effective August 17, 2018, county governments can request their annual emergency medical services (EMS) county grant funds.  Counties may view the funding available for this year in the Total Column at the following link:  County Amounts 2018

To obtain the funds, the county must appropriately complete and send to the state: (1) the two-page application form, (2) the Request for Grant Fund Distribution page, and (3) a resolution described in Item #4 of the application.   

You may send the application by email attachment to the following:  

Alternatively, you may mail the original application and one copy to: Department of Health, EMS County Grants, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Mail Bin A‑22, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1722.   

The application form and instructions may be accessed at the following link:    County Grants Application

Deadline: The State EMS Office must receive your completed application by December 14, 2018.