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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 Grant Results of the 2019 Evaluation Process

Financial constraints limited the funding, but we are very appreciative to work with the available revenue. Given this situation, the results of the review of the matching grants submitted this year follow at the four links.

We shall send an individual letter to each organization that was not funded for any of its proposals.

Rural Awards

Rural Projects Not Funded

Urban Awards

Urban Projects Not funded

When the new 2019-2020 matching grant cycle begins it will be announced at this website later this calendar year with official specific dates.

Meanwhile, for your information but subject to change, the general estimated time lines may be: October 2019 begin accepting new applications; deadline to apply February 2020; review and evaluation of applications March-April 2020; final decisions May-June 2020.

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.