RSAF Grants Program

The financial assistance for Emergency Medical Services Grants Program, known as the Rescue Squad Assistance Fund (RSAF) 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.


Fall 2021 RSAF Grant Cycle –

The application period for the Fall 2021 RSAF competitive matching grant cycle began on August 1, 2021. OEMS will accept applications from eligible organizations submitted through the EMS Grant Information Funding Tool (E-GIFT) before Wednesday, September 15, at 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).

OEMS Provided a Pre-Award Technical Assistance Webinar on Thursday, August 12, at 1 p.m. EDT to teach applicants about RSAF eligibility, use of funds, application requirements, special priorities, review process, and criteria. You can access the webinar recording here.

 

Fall 2021 RSAF Cycle Announcement Memo


ESO Transition Hardware Special Initiative – Phase Two –

The application period for the Second Phase of the ESO Transition Hardware Special Initiative grant opportunity began on August 2, 2021. OEMS will accept applications from eligible organizations submitted through E-GIFT before 5 p.m. EDT on September 03, 2021.

For additional information about the ESO Transition Hardware Special Initiative please read the full grant cycle announcement memo below.

ESO Transition Hardware Special Initiative – Phase Two – Announcement Memo


Spring 2021 Nasal Naloxone for EMS Agencies (NNEA) Cycle –

The Spring 2021 cycle of the NNEA non-competitive, no cost grant program began on March 01. OEMS will accept applications from eligible organizations submitted through the EMS Grant Information Funding Tool (E-GIFT) before Tuesday, August 31, at 5 p.m EDT.

For additional information about the RSAF Spring 2021 Cycle please read the full grant cycle announcement memo below.

NNEA Spring 2021 Cycle Announcement Memo


Grant Information:

Grant Awards:

Webinar Recordings:


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