Emergency Services and Safety Grants

I haven’t posted on EMS for a while.  These opportunities aren’t directly related to EMS, but they may help your firefighting and first responders services.   The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is accepting proposals for Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grants through December 18.  SAFER funds are intended to “assist local […]

November 23, 2009 · KJacobson · No Comments
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Grants and Conferences-November/December

Here are several conferences and grant opportunities coming up in the next month.   MetaStar, Wisconsin’s Quality Improvement Organization (QIO), will host the Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Reduction Learning Session Outcomes Congress on December 2 in Stevens Point.  You’ll learn best practices for pressure ulcer prevention and treatment.  Continuing Education units are available.  

November 20, 2009 · KJacobson · No Comments
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October Grants

I’ve been pretty busy lately and haven’t had a lot of time to post.  I’ve been traveling around the state visiting with groups that we awarded our Community Grants.  I’ve met some great people and heard about some very interesting projects.  I’ll provide more details later (including pictures!).  I want to let you know about […]

October 8, 2009 · KJacobson · No Comments
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Grants, Grants, Grants

I’m back from vacation, finally cleared off my desk and realized I hadn’t posted in a couple weeks.  I want to get something up quickly, so, here are a lot of grant opportunities!   St. Mary’s Health Care System in Athens, GA is donating eight used ambulances to communities that can demonstrate need.  Their preference […]

August 25, 2009 · KJacobson · No Comments
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A Final EMS Week Post

One more grant, a few Wisconsin-specific resources you might be interested in, and a few other resources.  Get out and participate in your community’s EMS activities this weekend!   The Federal Health Resources and Services Administration will award grants through the Public Access Defibrillation Demonstration Projects program.  They’re looking for “comprehensive, community-based public access defibrillation […]

May 22, 2009 · KJacobson · No Comments
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More EMS Grant and Resource Info

Continuing my recognition of EMS Week, here’s information on some additional grants.  See some of my previous posts for other EMS-related grants.   The Walgreen Community Grant Program funds proposals in several health categories, including Civic and Community Outreach and Emergency and Disaster Relief.  They accept proposals on an ongoing basis.  You must be a non-profit, 501c3 […]

May 21, 2009 · KJacobson · No Comments
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EMS Week in WI; Plus More Grant Info

Information on WI EMS:   The Baraboo District Ambulance Service will be observing EMS Week… all week!  Tuesday and Wednesday crews will be at school crossing guards, distributing  first aid kits.  Wednesday they will be at a local grocery store checking blood pressures, blood glucose, and answering questions about the service.  They’ll also hand out […]

May 19, 2009 · KJacobson · One Comment
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EMS Week and Grants

In honor of EMS week (May 17-23) on May 23 from 10:00 to 1:00 the Hazel Green Area Rescue Squad and Fire Department is holding an Emergency Services Fair at their headquarters, 3940 North Percival Street, Hazel Green.  Activities include tornado/fire trailer and K-9 unit demonstrations, rides on a Model A fire truck and a […]

May 17, 2009 · KJacobson · 2 Comments
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