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Last Day to Apply for the Ohio EMS Grants

Applications must be submitted by 5 pm on April 1, 2019.


The Division of EMS is accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Priority One and Supplemental grants. 

The Priority One Training and Equipment grant provides funding to emergency medical service organizations for the training of personnel, for the purchase of equipment and vehicles, and to improve the availability, accessibility, and quality of emergency medical services in this state. 

The Supplemental (Board Priority & Economic Hardship) grant provides additional financial support to agencies experiencing serious economic difficulty; and funding for the acquisition of equipment and training determined to be a priority by the State Board of Emergency Medical, Fire, and Transportation Services. The current equipment priority established by State Board of Emergency Medical, Fire, and Transportation Services includes waveform capnography as mandated for utilization by Ohio advanced life support EMS Agencies effective January 1, 2021, pediatric simulation training, and heart monitors. For full details on the waveform capnography requirement, please click here

 An Ohio EMS Agency interested in applying for the Ohio EMS grant funds must meet the eligibility criteria established in O.A.C 4765-05-02. 

All applications must be submitted through the EMS Grants Management System. If you have not created an account with the grants management system, you will need to register for a new account.

In addition, the Priority 2-5 Research grants are also now available by going to the Ohio EMS grants website.

Application period begins February 1, 2019 until April 1 by 5:00 p.m. EST

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