FY 2020 Rural Emergency Medical Services Training Grant (EMS Training)
|Federal Department||Health and Human Services, Department of (HHS)|
|Solicitation Released||01-30-2020||Application Due Date||03-30-2020|
|Eligible Applicants||Eligible applicants are rural emergency medical services (EMS) agencies operated by local or tribal governments (both fire-based and non-fire-based), as well as nonprofit EMS agencies.
For the purposes of this program, “rural” is defined as:
A non-metropolitan statistical area
|Eligible Activities and Uses||The purpose of this program is to recruit and train emergency medical services (EMS) personnel in rural areas. The program will help meet the great need of emergency services in rural areas.
All projects must:
Recruit EMS personnel
All projects are expected to feature a project director.
|Minimum and Maximum Award||Up to $200,000 per year|
|Matching and Cost Sharing||Matching funds are not required for this program; however, applicants’ budget justifications must include a description of existing resources and other support expected to be received for the proposed project.
Other support is defined as funds or resources, whether federal, nonfederal, or institutional, in direct support of activities through fellowships, gifts, prizes, in-kind contributions, or nonfederal means. Other sources of funds may be used for unallowable costs.
|Funding Details||$5 million total
No more than 15 percent of the total award amount may be used for data collection, evaluation, performance measurement, and performance assessment.
No more than 14.2 percent of the total award in any given budget period amount may be used for infrastructure development.
Indirect costs may not exceed 8 percent of the project budget.
|Link to background information||https://www.samhsa.gov/grants/grant-announcements/fg-20-005|