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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 

EMS Matching Grants 2020

The Department accepts applications annually for funds that improve and expand prehospital EMS. The entirety of Part II, Chapter 401, Florida Statutes, pertains to these grants. The specific statutory reference can be accessed at the following link:

Part II, Chapter 401, Florida Statutes

It is anticipated the next opportunity to submit requests for matching grants, with information regarding instructions and the official deadline for receipt of applications, may be announced between the months of October and November 2020.

For current, active grants, the following may be helpful in completing the required reports.

Report Guidelines

Expenditure Summary

For additional information or questions, please refer to the contact information listed on this website.

County Government EMS Grants 2020 - 2021

This announcement authorizes county governments to request their new annual emergency medical services (EMS) county grant funds. The new funds represent 45 percent of the county’s annual deposits into the state EMS Trust Fund as specified by section 401.113 (1), Florida Statutes. The amount of funds for your county this year is in the Total column in the following link: County Funds

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 number 4 of the application form.

The application package can be accessed at the following link: County Grant Application

You may send the completed application, with signatures, by email attachment to the following email address: or to the email address of a state EMS grant staff member.

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

Deadline: The State EMS Office should receive your completed application by December 16, 2020.