MIEMSS Grant Opportunities

Currently MIEMSS makes available to the EMS Community opportunities for funding equipment, training and EMS–related programs. These grants are both "pass-through" as well as direct. All grant requests should be made through the MIEMSS’ Regional Councils.

Current Grant Opportunities

Maryland EMS Naloxone Grant Program – Year II

The Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS), in conjunction with the Maryland Department of Health’s Behavioral Health Administration, is pleased to announce a second year of funding to provide compensation to Maryland’s jurisdictional EMS operational programs for uncompensated naloxone usage. Click here for more detail.

Radio Grant Program (Federal Funds)

MIEMSS will reimburse a county and /or volunteer company in the county, up to a specified amount for the purchase and installation of new narrowband mobile radios that meet the MIEMSS specifications. There is no matching requirement. The Radio Grant Program will continue through FY11.  Jurisdictions should contact with their Regional Administrator for more information on how to participate in the Radio Grant Program. Click here for more detail.

Matching & Hardship Grants for AEDs, Monitor Defibrillators and Upgrades (Special Funds)

These direct grants are 50% matching funds, or in some cases 100% hardship funds. They are awarded annually, based on the State’s fiscal year (July 1 through June 30). Contact your Regional Office for applications.

Maryland Highway Safety Office (MHSO) Grants (Federal Funds)

These pass-through awards fund selected initiatives for the betterment of EMS within the state. They require a match and are based on the federal fiscal year (October 1 through September 30). The current MHSO Grant is targeting CAD connectivity in support of the State’s electronic Maryland EMS Data System (eMEDS) project. Contact your Regional Office for expressions of interest (EOIs)

Maryland Bioterrorism Hospital Preparedness Program (Federal Funds)

These pass-through awards fund Bioterrorism Preparedness for EMS. Eligibility is based on project compliance with guidance criteria. These grants are for 100% funding and are based on the federal fiscal year (October 1 through September 30). Contact your Regional Office for expressions of interest (EOIs).

MIEMSS EMD and ALS Funding (Special Funds)

These educational grants are for Emergency Medical Dispatch training as well as Advance life support training. These grants are for 100% funding and are based on the State’s fiscal year (July1 through June 30). Please contact Education and Licensing for applications and additional information.

Federal EMSC State Systems Grants

Click here for additional information.