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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 

Emergency Medical Services


You may ask questions and obtain further information about any of the following grant sections by calling state EMS grants staff at (850) 245-4440 Exts. 2734, 2782,or 2773.

Important Information Regarding 2015-2016 Matching Grants

The Department of Health provides grant funding to the improvement and expansion of emergency medical services in Florida. 

 To assist your application planning efforts, we are providing the timeline below.  Please note, these dates are only estimates at this time and should only be used for planning purposes.  An official announcement regarding the grant cycle, along with information regarding the application process, will be provided November 2015.

 November 2015 – New grant application cycle begins.  Applications submitted.

February 2016 – Deadline for submission of applications

May 2016 – Grant award notifications

 The link below summarizes the types of grants that have been awarded over the past three years, including the June 1, 2015 awards.  However, all projects that improve and expand EMS will be considered.
Three Year Award List

Important Information Regarding 2015-2016 County Grants

We are pleased to announce that effective July 24, 2015, county governments may now request their annual emergency medical services (EMS) county grant funds.  Counties may view the funding available for this year by clicking on the following link.
County Grant Funds (The amount can be found in the Total Column)

To obtain the funds, the county must complete an original and one copy of: (1) the two-page application form, (2) the Request for Grant Fund Distribution page, and (3) a current resolution as described in Item #4 of the application.  The application and Request for Grant Distribution forms can also be accessed at the links below.  Counties should use their standardized format for resolutions.  All resolutions received with the application must be current for this year’s application.
EMS County Grant Application

Mail completed application packages to:
Attn: Alan Van Lewen, DOH EMS Section County Grants
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Mail Bin A-22
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1722. 

Deadline: Your completed application must be received by the department at the above address by December 16, 2015.

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