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Rural Access to Emergency Devices Grant and Public Access to Defibrillation Demonstration Grant

Program Title:Rural Access to Emergency Devices Grant and Public Access to Defibrillation Demonstration Grant
Program Number:93.259
Department:Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
Objectives:The purpose of the Rural Access to Emergency Devices (RAED) Grant Program is to (1) purchase automated external defibrillators (AEDs) that have been approved, or cleared for marketing, by the Food and Drug Administration; (2) provide defibrillator and basic life support training in automated external defibrillator usage through the American Heart Association, the American Red Cross, or other nationally recognized training courses, and (3) place the AEDs in rural communities with local organizations. The Public Access Defibrillation Demonstration Project (PADDP) grant program supports innovative, comprehensive, community-based public access defibrillation demonstration projects that: (1) provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillation to cardiac arrest victims in unique settings; (2) provide training to community members in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillation; and (3) maximize community access to automated external defibrillators (AED). The purpose of the Rural Opioid Overdose Reversal (ROOR) Grant Program is to reduce the incidences of morbidity and mortality related to opioid overdoses in rural communities through the purchase and placement of emergency devices used to rapidly reverse the effects of opioid overdoses and training of licensed healthcare professionals and emergency responders on their use.
Assistance Type:PROJECT GRANTS
Use:All funds awarded are to be expended solely for the purposes outlined in the approved projects.
Applicant:RAED program: Awards will be made to community partnerships for purchase, placement and training for AEDs in eligible rural areas. These partnerships are defined as a consortium of first responders (e.g., EMS, law enforcement and fire departments) and local for-profit and nonprofit entities that may include but are not limited to, long-term care facilities, rural health clinics, community health centers, post offices, libraries and other civic centers, athletic facilities, senior citizen and day care facilities, faith-based organizations and schools without AEDs. An applicant must be part of a statewide, regional or multi-county consortium or rural community organization applying as a community partnership. In addition to eligible rural areas in the 50 States, applicants or members of the partnership can be located in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Territories of the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Compact Free Association Jurisdictions of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Republic of Palau and the Federated States of Micronesia. Federally-Recognized Indian Tribal Government and Native American Organizations are eligible to apply as long as they meet the eligibility requirements. PADDP program: Awards will be made to applicants for the purchase and placement of AEDs and for training on the use of the AEDs and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. An applicant must be a political subdivision of a State, a Federally Recognized Native American Organization, or a Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Government. Rural Opioid Overdose Reversal (ROOR) program: Awards will be made to community partnerships comprised of local emergency responders, and other local non-profit and for profit entities involved in the prevention and treatment of opioid overdoses. In addition to eligible rural areas in the 50 States, applicants or members of the partnership can be located in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Territories of the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Compact Free Association Jurisdictions of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Republic of Palau and the Federated States of Micronesia. Federally-Recognized Indian Tribal Government and Native American Organizations are eligible to apply as long as they meet the eligibility requirements.
Local Office:See Regional Agency Offices. RAED Program Contact: Michele Pray Gibson, Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 17W21-C, Rockville, MD 20857. Telephone: (301) 443-7320. PADDP Program Contact: Michele Pray Gibson, Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 17W21-C, Rockville, MD 20857. Telephone: (301) 443-7320. ROOR Program Contact: Michele Pray Gibson, Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 17W21-C, Rockville, MD 20857. Telephone: (301) 443-7320.
Headquarters:Office of Rural Health Policy, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 5A 05, Rockville, Maryland 20857 Phone: (301) 443-0835.
Website:http://www.hrsa.gov
Examples:Not Applicable.