This announcement solicits applications for the Office of Rural Health Policy¿s Public Access to Defibrillation Demonstration Project (PADDP) Grant Program. The purpose of this grant program is to: (1) purchase AEDs that have been approved, or cleared for marketing by the Food and Drug Administration;
(2) provide basic life training in automated external defibrillator usage through nationally recognized courses; (3) provide information to community members about the public access defibrillation demonstration project to be funded with the grant; (4) provide information to the local emergency medical services (EMS) system regarding the placement of AEDs in the unique settings; and (5) further develop strategies to improve access to AEDs in public places.
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Not AvailableAdditional Information of Eligibility:
An applicant must be a political subdivision of a State, a federally recognized Native American Tribe, or a Tribal organization.
Applicants proposing to use a regional approach and distance learning to address common needs of one region are strongly encouraged to apply.
Applicants are encouraged, but not required, to form collaborative partnerships that will ensure maximum benefit to the limited funding available through this competition. Partnerships may be composed of emergency response entities such as training facilities, local emergency responders, fire and rescue departments, police, community hospitals, and non-profit entities and for-profit entities concerned about cardiac arrest survival rates. An applicant can be in partnership with a State- wide, multi-State, regional, or multi-county consortium. Each partnership must have a designated lead applicant as the grantee of record to act as the fiscal agent for the partnership.
State-wide and multi-State partnerships do not need to include all counties in the State.Full Opportunity Web Address:Contact:
Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, HRSA Grants Application Center, 910 Clopper Road, Suite 155 South, Gaithersburg, MD, 20878CallCenter@HRSA.GOV Agency Email Description:
Contact HRSA Call Center at 877-Go4-HRSA/877-464-4772 or email CallCenter@HRSA.GOV Agency Email:
CallCenter@HRSA.GOV Date Posted:
2014-03-20Application Due Date: