EMSC Grants Database

Welcome to our searchable database of all EMSC grants. Below you will find all current and historical grants organized by state. By clicking on a state, you will access all grants (Targeted Issues, State Partnership, SPROC, PECARN) issued to that state. Under each grant you will find:

  • Summary of the project
  • Total award amount
  • HRSA, EMSC, HPP and NASEMSO Region
  • Grant contacts

The database is also searchable by keyword, grant type or state. We are committed to keeping our database as current as possible. If you notice a needed update or error, please contact us.

Montana — Targeted Issue
Montana Establishing an EMS Continuum of Excellence
Oct. 1, 1997 - Sept. 30, 1999

The goals of this project are to (1) establish an EMS Continuum of Excellence and a commitment to quality as the underlying philosophy for the strategic planning, operation, management, and improvement of all components of Montana's emergency medical services (EMS) system, including the provision of emergency medical care to pediatric ...

Award amount: $200000.00

Texas — Targeted Issue
Outcomes-Based Office Practice Emergency Self Assessment Tool
Oct. 1, 1997 - Sept. 30, 1999

This project describes a method for determining the preparation, skills, drugs, and equipment necessary to provide the optimum outcome for the management of office practice pediatric emergencies. The project will test the hypothesis that the skills, equipment, and drugs necessary for an emergency-prepared office practice are dependent on three factors: ...

Award amount: $150000.00

Washington — Targeted Issue
Adolescent Drowning Risk Assessment and Prevention
Oct. 1, 1997 - Sept. 30, 1999

This project aims to assess the problem of drowning for 15-19-year-olds because adolescents know little about the risk-taking for drowning. The project also aims to develop interventions because none are specifically designed to address risk factors for this age group. The goals of this project are to (1) reduce drownings ...

Award amount: $200000.00

Pennsylvania — Targeted Issue
Developing a Pediatric Severity of Illness Model for Transport System Evaluation and Triage
Sept. 1, 1998 - Aug. 31, 2000

Interfacility transport is a significant component of Emergency Medical Services for Children, but very little data has been disseminated or published to describe transport outcome and appropriateness of transport team selection. Critically ill and injured children often travel significant distances en route to a pediatric critical care center and are ...

California — Targeted Issue
Spreading the Word, Encouraging the Use of the NHLBI Guidelines by Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Professionals
Oct. 1, 1998 - Sept. 30, 2000

This project is the first phase of a plan to develop materials and a dIssemination plan for the new National Institutes of Health (NIH) asthma guidelines. The project will be continued through an application for a NHLBI Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant, which has been submitted by Lishoa and ...

Award amount: $105976.00

Connecticut — Targeted Issue
Partners in Safety: An Intervention to Encourage Parents to Implement Graduated Driver Licensing Guidelines
Oct. 1, 1998 - Sept. 30, 2000

With graduated driver licensing (GDL), young drivers progress to a regular driver's license by first obtaining a learner's permit and then completing a provisional or restricted licensing period, giving parents the means to control the driving of their adolescent children. The goals of this project are to (1) target the ...

Award amount: $150000.00

Maryland — Targeted Issue
Evaluating Occupant Safety Systems for Pediatric Patients in Ambulance Vehicles: Pediatric Safe Transport (EMSC-PED-SAFE-T)
Oct. 1, 1998 - Sept. 30, 2000

The goals of this project are to (1) fill critical gaps in the knowledge of pediatric transport safety; and (2) work toward the development of standards for pediatric emergency medical services (EMS) transport devices.

Award amount: $149389.00

Washington — Targeted Issue
Reducing Adolescent Risk Behavior
Oct. 1, 1998 - Sept. 30, 2000

Acute trauma can provide a teachable moment for injury prevention of adolescents. The goals of this project are to (1) develop, implement, and evaluate the effectiveness of an emergency department's ability to decrease risk-taking behavior among adolescents; (2) use a rigorous research design in a high-risk population, with the goal ...

Award amount: $150000.00

California — Targeted Issue
A Comprehensive Evaluation of Risk Watch: A School-based Injury Prevention
Aug. 1, 1999 - Feb. 28, 2002

Injuries continue to be the leading cause of death among children. In response to this public health problem, multiple injury prevention education programs have been developed to address this need. Unfortunately, most of these programs only focus on a particular injury area for a certain age group and are often ...

Award amount: $298822.00

Utah — Targeted Issue
Analysis of the Impact of Economic Status and Health Indicators
Aug. 1, 1999 - Feb. 28, 2001

The goals of this project are to (1) use existing EMS and hospital data to examine the relationship of socioeconomic status, health insurance or the lack thereof, and the presence of medical conditions indicating children with special health care needs (CSHCN) upon EMS usage, hospital admission, and charges in Utah ...

District of Columbia — Targeted Issue
Mental Health Services for Youth Who Present to Emergency Departments for Self-Destructive and Interpersonal Assault Injuries
Oct. 1, 1999 - Feb. 28, 2001

Injury, violence, and drug abuse threaten American youth. Presentation to an emergency department for an injury or poisoning may be an opportunity for prevention. The goals of this project are to (1) develop, implement, and evaluate a service delivery model to identify needs of youth injury victims in the emergency ...

Award amount: $299929.00

Illinois — Targeted Issue
School Health Emergency Assessment
Oct. 1, 1999 - Feb. 28, 2001

The goals of this project are to (1) develop and implement a School Health Emergency Program (SHEAP) that focuses on educating school staff most likely to initially assess the ill or injured child, in the absence of a school nurse; and (2) improve access to appropriate medical care for children ...

Award amount: $287776.00

Illinois — Targeted Issue
Injury Prevention Resources for Medical Care Providers
Oct. 1, 1999 - Sept. 30, 2001

Injury is the leading cause of mortality in children over the age of one year. The goals of this project are to (1) produce a CD ROM training program that will provide healthcare professionals with the necessary information, resources, and tools in order to better grasp the magnitude of the ...

Award amount: $289528.00

Pennsylvania — Targeted Issue
Pennsylvania EMS for Children Child Care Risk Reduction Initiatives
Oct. 1, 1999 - Feb. 26, 2001

N/A

Award amount: $285000.00

District of Columbia — Targeted Issue
Children with Special Health Care Needs: A Model Program to Improve Prehospital and Emergency Care
March 1, 2000 - Feb. 28, 2003

Children with special health care needs are a growing population that frequently requires the services of the emergency medical care system. However, there is very little training of prehospital providers in the care of these children, and many community hospitals do not have the expertise and resources to comfortably care ...

Award amount: $599703.00

Kentucky — Targeted Issue
Implementation and Evaluation of a Support Group Network for the Families of Severely Injured Children Using Interactive Video at Regional Sites in a Rural State
March 1, 2000 - Aug. 31, 2002

Many injured children come from rural locations without access to health services in urban centers. Many counties currently have community mental health systems without resources to address either pediatric or post-injury needs. We therefore propose to develop a method for addressing such needs in rural states throughout the US utilizing ...

Award amount: $300000.00

Massachusetts — Targeted Issue
An EMS for Children Program Evaluation and Technical Assessment
March 1, 2000 - Feb. 28, 2003

The goals of this project are to (1) develop and pilot test an approach to assessing the status of pediatric emergency services, focused on states that have received ongoing funding over several years through the EMSC program; and (2) use these assessments as evaluative case studies for the EMSC Program.

Award amount: $432785.00

Missouri — Targeted Issue
Pediatric Rapid Sequence Intubation Training CD-ROM
March 1, 2000 - Feb. 28, 2002

The goals of this project are to (1) contribute to the EMS for Children Five-Year Plan Objectives; (2) improve and expand pediatric emergency training programs for health professionals by developing an interactive CD-ROM educational resource which will consolidate and expand knowledge and improve performance and comfort for Pediatric RSI and ...

Award amount: $298736.00

New York — Targeted Issue
National EMS Child Protection Education Project
March 1, 2000 - Feb. 28, 2003

The goals of this project are to (1) assess EMS providers' knowledge of possible signs and symptoms of child abuse or neglect; (2) assess their self-efficacy and attitudes towards recognition and reporting; (3) assess their knowledge of proper documentation and reporting; (4) assess their knowledge of child abuse and neglect ...

Award amount: $450061.00

Wisconsin — Targeted Issue
An EMSC-based Violence Intervention / Prevention Program Evaluation with Cost-Benefit Implications
March 1, 2000 - Feb. 28, 2003

Violence is a public health epidemic in the US. Established in 1995, Project UJIMA was designed as a collaborative violence intervention and prevention program between Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and community-based organizations in Milwaukee. Its purpose is to reduce the risk of re-injury, delinquency, and premature death for youthful victims ...

Award amount: $425000.00

Arkansas — Targeted Issue
Economic Evaluation of Intensive Care Services for Pediatric Trauma Brain Injury Patients
March 1, 2001 - Feb. 29, 2004

The goal of this project is to evaluate whether increased spending for treatment of pediatric TBI appears justified. To achieve this goal, we propose the following five objectives. (1) Evaluate the incidence of TBI, procedures used in the treatment of TBI, and outcomes over time for pediatric TBI patients admitted ...

Award amount: $565675.00

Arkansas — Targeted Issue
Coordinating Discharge Care for Children with Injury and Special Health Care Needs
March 1, 2001 - Feb. 29, 2004

The goals of this project are 1) to improve the health status of injured and special health care needs children after discharge from inpatient care 2) to improve the coordination of care for these children and their families at and after hospital discharge. This will be accomplished using the following ...

Award amount: $598810.00

Illinois — Targeted Issue
Quality Improvement in Emergency Medical Services for Children
March 1, 2001 - Feb. 29, 2004

The goals and objectives of the Illinois EMSC program remain consistent with the National EMSC Five Year Plan and Healthy People objectives and aim to reduce childhood morbidity and mortality. GOAL ONE: Enhance statewide emergency department/EMS pediatric CQI capabilities. Objective 1: Ensure that each of the eleven EMS regions have ...

Award amount: $586436.00

Minnesota — Targeted Issue
Emergency Preparedness for Infants with Significant Heart Disease
March 1, 2001 - Feb. 29, 2004

The goals of this project are to: (1) assemble a group of stakeholders to develop an emergency planning methodology for pediatric cardiac patients based on the ACEP/AAP Emergency Information Form (EIF) and the Minnesota EMSC Resource Center PERK (Planned Emergency Response for Kids) program including the Parent Emergency Information Form ...

Award amount: $599703.00

Missouri — Targeted Issue
Intimate Partner Violence and Protocol: A Model for the Child Centered Visit
March 1, 2001 - Feb. 29, 2004

The overall goal of this project is to develop an effective IPV screening protocol for the pediatric emergency department. This goal will be achieved by meeting six objectives: 1) Identify the barriers and opportunities for IPV screening and referral in a pediatric emergency department (PED) setting. 2) Design and pilot ...

Award amount: $584420.00

Connecticut — Targeted Issue
Model Training for Safe Transport of Children with Special Health Care Needs
March 1, 2002 - Aug. 31, 2005

The overall goal is to provide increased protection to CSHCN traveling in motor vehicles. Specific project goals are to (1) describe the challenges faced by families regarding safe transportation of their child with special health care needs, (2) develop a model training for rehabilitation specialists who counsel these families addressing ...

Award amount: $582310.00

Iowa — Targeted Issue
Beyond the Barriers Project: EQUIP
March 1, 2002 - May 31, 2005

The overall goal of this proposal is to develop a quality improvement system of data collection, analysis and feedback to promote effective resuscitation of pediatric cardiac arrest victims. The specific objectives are: 1. Develop a Quality Improvement Program for pediatric cardiac arrest for pre-hospital providers; 2. Develop reporting methods to ...

Award amount: $585157.00

Michigan — Targeted Issue
Pediatric Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Model Project
March 1, 2002 - Feb. 29, 2008

Create a pediatric-focused CQI model and determine its impact on protocol compliance: Develop and pilot-test the pediatric-focused CQI program (PCQI) Implement the PCQI in randomized agencies throughout Michigan Measure protocol compliance before and after the implementation of PCQI

Award amount: $599113.00

New York — Targeted Issue
Model Pediatric Component for State Disaster Plans
March 1, 2002 - Feb. 28, 2006

N/A

Award amount: $599721.00

Pennsylvania — Targeted Issue
Screening and Secondary Prevention for Psychological Sequelae of Pediatric Injury
March 1, 2002 - Feb. 29, 2008

The goals of this project are to (1) refine, validate, and disseminate a screening protocol that is practical and feasible for use in the emergency department, and that aids emergency department staff in assessing risk of post-traumatic psychological sequelae in injured children and their parents; (2) develop and pilot test ...

Award amount: $393508.00