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Emergency Medical Services Grants
Matching Grants 2021 – 2022
The Florida Department of Health emergency medical services (EMS) matching grants are required by section 401.113 (2) (b), Florida Statutes, primarily for the improvement and expansion of EMS.
The next opportunity to submit requests for these matching grants is expected to be announced at this website within a few months.
Please periodically access the website for the announcement, which will include the information and the form to submit your request for EMS grant funds and provide the deadline for state EMS to receive and accept your application(s).
For your information, below is a link to view a list of EMS matching grants awarded the past three years.
If you have any questions, please use the contact information listed on this website.
County Government EMS Grants 2021-2022
This announcement authorizes county governments to request their new emergency medical services (EMS) county grant funds. The amount of funds for each county this year is in the Total Column of the table at the following link:
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 EMS@flhealth.gov or to the email address of a state EMS grant staff member.
Alternatively, you may mail the completed original application 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 17, 2021, or by ten days after the ending date of your prior grant of this same type, whichever is later.
For requests, questions, or assistance, you may use the contact information on this website or enquire directly to any state EMS staff person.