RSAF Grants Program

The financial assistance for Emergency Medical Services Grants Program, known as the Rescue Squads Assistance Fund (RSAF) is a grant program for nonprofit licensed EMS agency or other Virginia emergency medical service organization operating on a nonprofit basis exclusively for the benefit of the general public pursuant to § 32.1-111.12 of the Code of Virginia.

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.

Fall 2023 RSAF Grant Cycle –

The application period for the Fall 2023 RSAF competitive matching grant cycle will open on Wednesday August 01, 2023, and will close on Friday September 15, 2023, at 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST).

OEMS will accept applications from nonprofit licensed EMS agencies and other Virginia EMS organizations pursuant to § 32.1-111.12 via the EMS Grant Information Funding Tool (E-GIFT).

You can access the Fall 2023 RSAF Pre-Award Technical Assistance Webinar slides and recordings under the Webinars heading below.

Application Deadline: September 15, 2023 at 5 p.m. EST  Closed.

For more information, please read the Fall 2023 RSAF Grant Cycle Announcement 

Grant Information:

Grant Awards:


Contact Us:

Michael D. Berg, MPA, NRP
EMS Systems Funding
Phone: (804) 888-9106
Fax: (804) 371-3108
Linwood P. Pulling
Grants Specialist
Phone: (804) 888-9105
Fax: (804) 371-3108