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Emergency Medical Services Grants

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    4052 Bald Cypress Way Bin A-22 

    Tallahassee, FL 32399 

EMS Matching Grants 2021

ANNOUNCEMENT: THE FLORIDA EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES (EMS) SECTION WILL ACCEPT MATCHING GRANT APPLICATIONS BEGINNING 8:00 A.M. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2020, EASTERN DAYLIGHT-SAVING TIME. THE DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS IS, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2021, 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 instructions and the application form at the following link.
Do not use prior application forms.

You may submit your application(s) by email attachment via the following email addresses: EMS@flhealth.gov.

Alternatively, the applications may be either hand delivered (walk-in) or mailed to the addresses listed below. If submitting paper applications, please include the original plus one copy. 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, A22
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1722

Hand Deliver Address:

EMS Matching Grants
DOH EMS Section, Grants
4042 Bald Cypress Way, 2nd Floor
Tallahassee, FL 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 you may use the contact information on this web page or query a state EMS staff person.

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 expect to fund this type of grant request.

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: EMS@flhealth.gov 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.