RSAF Grants Program

The financial assistance for Emergency Medical Services Grants Program, known as the Rescue Squad Assistance Fund (RSAF) Grant Program is a multi-million dollar grant program for Virginia non-profit EMS agencies and organizations. Items eligible for funding include EMS equipment and vehicles, computers, EMS management programs, courses/classes and projects benefiting the recruitment and retention of EMS members.  Click Here to access E-GIFT.


Rescue Squad Assistance Fund (RSAF) – Fall 2020 Grant Cycle

The Fall 2020 Cycle of RSAF is now open for applications. Nonprofit licensed EMS agencies or other Virginia emergency medical service organizations operating on a nonprofit basis exclusively for the benefit of the general public pursuant to § 32.1-111.12 of the Code of Virginia are eligible to apply for an RSAF Grant. Eligible organizations must submit applications and all attachments through E-GIFT.

The deadline to apply is Tuesday, September 15, at 5 p.m. For additional information please read the full grant cycle announcement memo below.

Fall 2020 Cycle Announcement Memo


Fall 2020 Technical Assistance Webinar

The Office of EMS will host a technical assistance webinar on August 19, at 1 p.m. to assist applicants with the application process for the Fall 2020 Cycle of RSAF. Please use the information below to register and login to the webinar:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2876918761666130190

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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Contact Us:

Luke Parker
Grants Manager
Luke.Parker@vdh.virginia.gov
Phone: (804) 888-9106
Fax: (804) 371-3108
Linwood Pulling
Grants Specialist
Linwood.Pulling@vdh.virginia.gov
Phone: (804) 888-9105
Fax: (804) 371-3108