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Emergency Medical Services Grants

Contact the Florida Department of Health

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.

County Grant Information

The state Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Program will post at this website during July 2014, the amount of new funds that each of the 67 county governments can obtain as specified by 401.113 (2) (a), Florida statutes.  We will also provide the necessary information and forms that you need.

Contingent upon the county providing to state EMS Programs a completed application form and required information, the amount paid to each county will be 45 percent of its deposits between July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014 into the state emergency medical services EMS Trust fund for traffic surcharges cited in 401.113 (1), Florida Statutes.  This statute subsection also requires that counties must spend the funds solely to improve and expand EMS, which means that the county under law must not use the grant funds for replacement, indirect costs, repeated annual fees, continuation of a current cost level, and ongoing operations.

Matching Grants

2014 Results of Requests for Matching Grant Funds

The final decisions for the 2014 state EMS matching grant cycle may be accessed by following the links below.

Rural. The following two links show all rural based projects, which we could fund, and those we could not fund.

                 Rural Awards                  Rural Awards Not Funded

Urban. The following two links show all urban-based projects that we could fund and those we could not fund.

                 Urban Awards                 Urban Awards Not Funded

We will again offer the opportunity to apply for funds in the last quarter of this year.  Meanwhile, please let us know if you have any questions.  Contact information is at the top of this website, or you can use your previous modes of communication with us.

We very much appreciate your interest in this state EMS grant program, and your services in Florida's EMS system. 

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