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. Access E-GIFT at: Click Here


Rescue Squad Assistance Fund (RSAF) – Spring 2020 Cycle Awards

The deadline for Spring 2020 grant cycle was March 23. OEMS received applications from 132 agencies, totaling over $17 million in requests. A full list of the applications selected for funding is provided through the link below. The period of performance is July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021.

RSAF Spring 2020 Award List


Nasal Naloxone for EMS Agencies (NNEA) – Spring 2020 Cycle Announcement

This grant opportunity provides nasal naloxone to licensed emergency medical services (EMS) agencies at no cost for use by certified EMS personnel to reverse the effects of opioid related drug overdoses. Applications must be received through E-GIFT with all appropriate e-signatures by the application deadline, June 30, 2019.

Nasal Naloxone for EMS Agencies (NNEA) – Spring 2020 Cycle – Grant Opportunity Announcement
Nasal Naloxone for EMS Agencies – E-GIFT User Guide for Licensed EMS Agencies
Nasal Naloxone for EMS Agencies – E-GIFT Operational Medical Director (OMD) User Guide

Grant Information:

Grant Awards:


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