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
- EMS-Grant Information Funding Tool (E-GIFT)
- Financial Assistance Review Committee
- RSAF SCORING CRITERIA
- E-GIFT User Guide for Award Grantees.
- eVA registration information
- Emergency Grant Applications
- Pursuant to the Virginia Emergency Medical Services Regulations 12VAC5-31-2850 Emergency awards. OEMS will accept Emergency Grant applications at anytime from applicable agencies that have demonstrated a need arising from a natural or man-made disaster as defined in §44-146.16 of the Code of Virginia, or incidents or circumstances involving the loss or potential loss of critical equipment or services.
- Fall 2023 Consolidated Grants Product Price List
- General Grant Information
- Virginia Department of Fire Programs – Conference and Education Assistance Grant
- Virginia Grants Portal
- RSAF Fall 2023 Pre-Award Webinar Slides
- RSAF Spring 2023 Post-Award Webinar Slides
- Other webinar slides and recordings available upon request
|Michael D. Berg, MPA, NRP
EMS Systems Funding
Phone: (804) 888-9106
Fax: (804) 371-3108
|Linwood P. Pulling
Phone: (804) 888-9105
Fax: (804) 371-3108