Grant Features

Grant Features

News Jul 15, 2009

Podcast: Stimulus Funding Explained
Among the many sources of government grant money, more than $2.5 billion in funding is now available through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), also known as the U.S. stimulus package. Grant expert Domingo Herraiz of Motorola provides a walk-through on how to locate and take advantage of these resources.

The Path to Grant Success: Brought to You by Masimo
Now more than ever, the fiscal demands inherent to our industry are taking their toll on fire and EMS departments nationwide.

Looking Outside the Traditional Fire/EMS Grants Box
Are we throwing enough darts into available funds?

Tips for Winning Government Grants
Successful recipients of grant monies share their tactics.

Failing to Fund
This article will tell you what to do and what not to do to help you get a piece of the pie. Podcast: NVFC Corner: SAFER Application Tips and Tricks

Several members of the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) team up to provide tips and information for preparing a Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant application and narrative.

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The 25-year-old woman was found overdosing in her bathroom along with her young son, who needed several doses of Narcan to become responsive and was later discovered to have fentanyl and methamphetamine in his system.
The QuikLitter Lite is designed to be lightweight and compact so multiple litters can be carried simultaneously to a scene.
The highly skilled team members practiced drills inside a local school in preparation for a possible active shooter situation.
Any first responders who are permanently disabled due to injuries that occurred in the line of duty are eligible for a property tax exemption following an amendment to the state's constitution passed last year.
Pulsara has been selected as one of the finalist's in Fierce Innovation Awards for its product Prehospital Alerting Package, an app that allows EMS providers to send patient information to the emergency department en route to the hospital for patient care optimization.
The Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management conducted an exercise for the county's Emergency Operations Center's protocol for recovery efforts following a category 4 hurricane.
Avaya plans to honor the Texas Commission as it sees the adoption of Kari’s Law build across the country, a law which would mandate any company or organization with multi-line telephone systems to provide direct-dial access to 9-1-1.
The company achieves a milestone of its first U.S. regulatory filing for a medical device which would aid in hemostasis and wound care.
Senators will have to vote on multiple amendments on the health care repeal bill.
County commissioners decided to write off over $5 million in uncollectible ambulance bills owed by residents, an amount that has been building since the 1940s.
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The raging wildfires have forced 10,000 residents to evacuate their homes. 

For the first time in my EMS career, I froze.