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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Government representatives are considering new legislation and higher taxes to help support agencies that are losing volunteers.
Several cities and counties are planning to sue for the excessive costs of handling the opioid epidemic, especially for medical services, fire departments, and law enforcement.
Mothers can anonymously drop off their infants in the baby box at fire departments, which sets off a silent alarm alerting EMS personnel that it's in use.
Acushnet ambulances will be using Tylenol, Toradol, and ibuprofen as safer alternatives to fentanyl as the opioid epidemic continues to worsen.
Medline is one of the first to achieve a fentanyl-resistant product in response to the growing opioid epidemic.
A portion of ticket sales will help fund the monument in Keansburg, which will feature a piece of a steel beam from the World Trade Center.
The AAA honored SCCAD's efforts in combating the opioid epidemic with a 2017 AMBY Award in the category of Community Impact Program.
The funds will benefit organizations along the Hudson River such as Rockland Paramedic Services, Nyack Hospital, and Maternal Infant Services Network.
As one of the top ten most active emergency departments in the nation, Reading Hospital staff felt it was time to prepare for an active shooter event.
Doctors participating in Minnesota's Medicaid program could face warnings and even removal from the program if they exceed the new dosage limit for more than half of their patients.
The unique intelligence system delivers verified terror alerts within two minutes of a terror threat or attack anywhere in the world.
Over 100 EMS, fire and police personnel participated in a large-scale active shooter training event at Pechanga Resort & Casino.
Tristan Meadows, leader for the campus group Students for Opioid Solutions, presented a bill to the UND School Senate to purchase 50 Narcan kits.
The LBKAlert system alerts community members through call, text or email notifications of emergency events and instructions on what actions to take to protect themselves.
Dispatchers at New Bern Police Department's communications center are now allowed to provide pre-arrival medical instructions to 9-1-1 callers.