March 7, 2023
Notice of Funding Opportunity – SAMHSA T1-23-011 Rural Emergency Medical Services Training
SAMHSA has posted the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the 2023 Rural EMS Training grant program. Applications are due on May 1, 2023.
Please notice some important changes for this program:
- This NOFO will remain open for three consecutive fiscal years (FY)
- FY 2023: Applications are due by May 1, 2023
- FY 2024: Applications are due by May 1, 2024
- FY 2025: Applications are due by May 1, 2025
- Cost Sharing and Matching Requirements:
- Cost sharing/match is required in this program under Section 330J of the Public Health Service Act, as amended. Recipients must provide matching funds of 10% of the award from non-federal contributions (directly or through donations from public or private entities). Matching funds must meet the same test of allowability as costs charged to federal award. Sources of matching funds are state and local governmental appropriations (non-federal), foundations, and other private non-profit or for-profit organizations. In-kind contribution may include facilities, equipment, or services used in direct support of the project.
- Non-federal contributions may be in cash or in-kind. Amounts provided by the Federal Government, or services assisted or subsidized to any significant extent by the Federal Government, may not be included in determining the amount of the non-Federal contributions. Applicants must itemize the match separately in the budget worksheet and explain the match separately in the budget justification.
- Award information:
- Anticipated Total Available Funding: $10,400,000
- Anticipated Number of Awards: 52
- Anticipated Award Amount: Up to $200,000 per year per award
- Length of Project: One (1) year
Eligible applicants are rural emergency medical service agencies operated by a local or tribal government (fire-based and non-fire based) and rural non-profit emergency medical service agencies.