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3 top questions about EMS grants

- 02/12/2016

Funding is the common challenge facing EMS agencies across the United States. Very quickly most conversations about funding turn to EMS grants. Here are the top three questions asked about grants ...


Community paramedic program focuses on preventive care

- 02/10/2016

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — A pilot community paramedic program in Indiana will soon provide preventative and follow-up care to patients in their own homes in an effort to improve health care quality ...


Mich. fire dept. gets grant for new ambulance

- 02/09/2016

By Dave Herndon The News-Herald MELVINDALE, Mich. — Thanks to some grant funds, and a rigorous replacement schedule residents in the City of Melvindale are being served by a new ambulance ...


Md. volunteer fire depts. get grant for equipment

- 02/09/2016

By Andrew Michaels Howard County Times SYKESVILLE, Md. — Baltimore Gas and Electric Company has awarded Howard County's West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department and Lisbon Volunteer ...


SC fire and rescue dept. gets grant for cardiac monitors

- 02/01/2016

By Brittany Shane WSAV HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Twelve new heart monitors will soon be joining the Hilton Head Fire Department, outfitting each ambulance with the new equipment, and ...


Iowa receives grant for LUCAS purchase

- 02/01/2016

By Dolly A. Butz Sioux City Journal SIOUX CITY, Iowa — A $6.3 million grant from the Helmsley Charitable Trust could improve the outcomes of Iowans experiencing cardiac arrest, especially ...


Indy EMS to tackle opioid addiction with grant funding

- 01/28/2016

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services was the recipient of a grant award to reduce opioid overdoses. The "Drug Free Marion County" grant is to the Outreach ...


Ind. fire dept. gets grant for community paramedicine program

- 01/25/2016

By Leeann Doerflein The Paper CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. — The Board of Public Works and Safety approved a grant agreement between the City of Crawfordsville and the State of Indiana for ...


Grant success case study: Maximize ROI for the grant-maker

- 01/15/2016

Like most paramedics, I grasp and learn new concepts best when I am given real-life examples. This is no different when learning the craft of successful grant writing. How did an agency write ...


Mass. first responders awarded grants for naloxone

- 01/13/2016

Wicked Local Easton BOSTON — Governor Charlie Baker and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced that $700,000 will be awarded to police and fire departments ...


NY awards volunteer recruitment and retention grants

- 01/06/2016

ALBANY, N.Y. — The New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (DHSES) announced last week that 12 organizations will receive funding to enhance volunteer firefighter ...


Wyo. county receives EMS grant

- 01/06/2016

PINEDALE, Wyo. — The Sublette County Rural Health Care District learned earlier this month that they are the recipients of the Wyoming State EMS Needs Assessment grant. This grant is ...


NY dispatch centers receive grants

- 01/06/2016

By Micaela Parker Utica Observer-Dispatch UTICA, N.Y. — Emergency dispatch agencies across the state will be receiving operations grants from the state to help ensure that the organizations ...


3 major changes for EMS Assistance to Firefighters Grant 2015 applicants

- 12/04/2015

The largest government grant funding EMS training and equipment, the Assistance to Firefighters Grant, has made major changes to requirements for specific projects. AFG is a highly competitive ...


AFG grant allows purchase of EMS record management software

- 11/25/2015

By Jamee A. Pierson Newton Daily News NEWTON, Iowa — With extra funds available because of a grant received by the Newton Fire Department, the Newton City Council gave the go ahead ...


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