Funding for Emergency Medical Services

First Responders – Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (FR-CARA) Inactive

Provides funding for training and resources to first responders and members of other key community sectors at the state, tribal, and local levels on carrying and administering naloxone and other Food and Drug Administration approved drugs or devices for emergency reversal of known or suspected opioid overdose. Works to establish processes and protocols for referral to appropriate treatment recovery, harm reduction, and other psychosocial support services, and provide safety education around fentanyl, synthetic opioids, and other drug trends associated with overdoses.

Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2024
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Rural Emergency Medical Services Training (EMS Training) Inactive

Offers funding to recruit and train emergency medical services (EMS) personnel in rural areas with a primary focus on addressing substance use disorders (SUDs) and co-occurring mental health conditions (COD). Supports training on trauma-informed, recovery-based SUD/COD emergency care for rural residents, including the use of naloxone for the reversal of opioid overdose, and helps EMS staff meet federal or state licensing or certification requirements.

Application Deadline: Mar 20, 2024
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Rural Health Network Development Planning Program Inactive

Supports planning activities to assist rural communities in developing integrated healthcare provider networks. Promotes the strengthening of rural healthcare systems by achieving efficiencies, expanding access to care, increasing care coordination, and improving basic healthcare services.

Application Deadline: Jan 26, 2024
Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
Emergency Medical Services for Children State Partnership Program (EMSC SP) Inactive

Funds demonstration projects in states to improve the quality of emergency medical services (EMS) for children. Seeks innovative models and methods to strengthen EMS systems. Seeks to improve health outcomes and attain equitable access to pediatric emergency care and everyday readiness for all children across the nation, especially for those children living in racial or ethnic minority, tribal, and rural communities.

Application Deadline: Nov 7, 2022
Sponsor: Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB)