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EMS Grants

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has received funding ( PA 166 of 2022, section 507 ) to help address the workforce shortage. The program budget is $30 million and will be available until September 30, 2026, or the funds are exhausted, whichever comes first. The funding will be disbursed in several cycles. The initial grant RFP is live now, with applications due 12/21/2022, BEFORE 3 pm.

Program Highlights:

  • The focus of the program is to establish, implement, and operate a workforce development program to be used for training people in emergency medical services to address the critical shortage of paramedics statewide and to increase accessibility to EMS education programming, specifically paramedic programs, in Michigan.
  • The initial RFP will award up to $9,000,000
  • Minimum award is $75,000
  • Maximum award is $350,000
  • Applicants should be currently licensed municipal or private EMS agencies, including Tribal agencies seeking to increase their workforce or their training, currently approved Michigan EMS education programs, or programs seeking to be accredited or to become an approved education program. Fiduciaries may apply on behalf of these entities.

Other Information:

  • To gain access to the application and complete entry and submission, a step-by-step instruction manual is available for your use. Visit the grant application system website at, and click the link About EGrAMS on the left-side panel to access the manual.
  • A pre-application conference was held, discussing this funding opportunity and providing instruction on using EGrAMS. The conference was recorded and is available to view here: RFP Pre-Application Conference Presentation .
  • Applicants must be registered in EGrAMS on or before December 14, 2022.
  • Applicants must have a Unique Entity ID (UEI) registered at | Home .
  • Applications must have a Vendor Reference Number registered at SIGMA Vendor Self Service .
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