Spring 2018 RSAF Grant Cycle is Open!

Submissions due by 5:00 p.m. on 15 March, 2018.

OEMS RSAFThe Financial Assistance for Emergency Medical Services Grants Program, known as the Rescue Squad Assistance Fund (RSAF) Grant Program is a multi-million dollar grant program for Virginia non-profit EMS agencies and organizations.

Items eligible for funding include EMS equipment and vehicles, computers, EMS management programs, courses/classes and projects benefiting the recruitment and retention of EMS members.

All RSAF grant applications must be submitted using the new E-Gift application process.

RSAF Links

Pay particular attention to the General Grant Information link.  Scoring criteria for the grading of grants is changed significantly over prior years.

PEMS will be presenting an RSAF Workshop on 16 February, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at PEMS.  We strongly suggest that each agency attend as the changes to the grant program will be addressed.  Grant priorities will also be identified for this cycle.  Those who cannot attend in person may join by teleconference at https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/894552477 or by dialing in at (872) 240-3311 .  Access code for teleconferencing is 894-552-477.

PEMS staff remain available to assist agencies with submitting or reviewing grant applications.  Contact us at 804-693-6234 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Remember - the submission deadline for this cycle is 5:00 pm on 15 March, 2018.  No grant applications will be accepted after this date!

Good Luck!

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