EMSC Grants Database

EMSC Stakeholders Research State Partnerships

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 (such as State Partnership Programs, PECARN, Targeted Issues) issued to that state. Under each grant you will find:

  • Summary of the project
  • Total award amount
  • HRSA, EMSC, HPP and NASEMSO Region
  • Contact information

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.

Illinois — State Partnership
EMSC State Partnership within Illinois
Jan. 1, 1994 - Present
Grant Number: H33MC31621 (pre-2018 H33MC06685)

The grant goal is to implement and maintain the Federal EMSC PMs, and continue to enhance the pediatric readiness of our state’s EMS System, by: 1. Developing processes to assure compliance with PMs 01, 02, 03, 06, 07, and 08. 2. Continuing to maintain achievement in all other performance measures. …

Indiana — Targeted Issue
Treat the Street: Prehospital Pediatric Asthma Intervention Model to Improve Child Health Outcomes
Sept. 1, 2013 - Aug. 31, 2016
Grant Number: H34MC26203

Significant gaps in care following an ED visit or hospital discharge are illustrated by repetitive ED visits among children with asthma. In addition, in-home asthma assessments have been successful in reducing repetitive ED visits or ED recidivism rates. Typically, in-home assessments are conducted by a public health nurse. However, the …

Award amount: $899700.00

Indiana — State Partnership
Indiana Emergency Medical Services for Children Program
Oct. 1, 1996 - Present
Grant Number: H33MC11304

iEMSC focuses on improving the quality of emergency care for children with serious injury and illness, by integrating children’s interests into the existing hospital and EMS system. We represent the unique needs of children within the healthcare community throughout the state, working to ensure that all children everywhere in Indiana …

Kansas — State Partnership
Kansas EMSC State Partnership
Jan. 1, 1988 - Present
Grant Number: H33MC06726

The first goal in the program is to enhance the emergency medical care for children by healthcare providers. The objectives to accomplish this goal includes: (1) increasing the quantity and quality of pediatric education for healthcare providers and acquire. (2) disseminate pediatric equipment to EMS agencies and hospitals. The second …

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
Grant Number: H34MC00024

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

Kentucky — Targeted Issue
Compassionate Options for Pediatric EMS (COPE)
Sept. 1, 2013 - Aug. 31, 2016
Grant Number: H34MC26204

EMS providers are often the first line to console grieving parents who have lost a child because of a traumatic event or illness outside the hospital. Moreover, the initial encounter with grieving parents of pediatric fatalities is overwhelming to EMS providers because they feel inadequately prepared to handle the incident …

Award amount: $849246.00

Kentucky — State Partnership
Kentucky EMS for Children & Rural Expansion Project
Jan. 1, 1992 - Present
Grant Number: H33MC08042

Our program focuses on developing and sustaining the Kentucky (KY) EMSC initiative within the State EMS system by working toward fulfillment of the HRSA Performance Measures (PMs). This is done through coalition building, pediatric public policy education, resource development, and funding to reduce child and youth disability and death due …

Louisiana — State Partnership
Louisiana EMSC State Partnership Grant
Jan. 1, 1989 - Present
Grant Number: H33MC06702

The mission of the Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) program is to decrease pediatric morbidity and mortality. The EMSC program works to bring together a variety of organizations and stakeholders, including EMS agencies, emergency departments, healthcare providers, policymakers, communities, and families, to collaborate around the following: - Data collection …

Louisiana — Targeted Issue
Pediatric Care Coordination in EMS Agencies – Improving Child Health Outcomes in Louisiana
Sept. 1, 2019 - Aug. 31, 2024
Grant Number: H3433242 (old #: H34MC33242)

This project will improve system readiness in Louisiana’s emergency healthcare system by creating a statewide consortium of PECCs in EMS agencies. Establishing this statewide system of collaboration will provide resources, support networks, education, training, and personnel development that will ultimately improve pediatric emergency care across Louisiana. Data from multiple EMS …

Award amount: $1400000.00

Massachusetts — Targeted Issue
ExSTRA: Evidence-Based Screening for Siblings and Contacts of Abused Children
Sept. 1, 2010 - Aug. 31, 2012
Grant Number: H34MC19346

Doctors know that siblings and contacts of abused children are at higher risk for physical abuse. But we do not know which screening studies are likely to identify hidden injuries, which are likely to be a waste of time or money, and which are too risky to be performed routinely. …

Award amount: $532456.00

Massachusetts — Targeted Issue
REUNITE: A Novel Imaging System for Children Separated During Disaster
Sept. 1, 2008 - Aug. 31, 2011
Grant Number: H34MC10575

After a disaster, children can be separated from their families. Methods for family reunification are time consuming and inefficient. The goal is to develop REUNITE, a portable and web-based system offering a means of rapid identification and reunification for families and their children. The goals of this project are to …

Award amount: $750000.00

Massachusetts — Targeted Issue
An EMS for Children Program Evaluation and Technical Assessment
March 1, 2000 - Feb. 28, 2003
Grant Number: H34MC00080

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

Massachusetts — State Partnership
Massachusetts EMS for Children State Partnership Program
Jan. 1, 1993 - Present
Grant Number: H33MC06721

Our goal is to reduce pediatric mortality and morbidity resulting from severe illness or trauma.

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
Grant Number: H34MC00069

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

Maryland — Targeted Issue
PDTree: An EMS Triage Tool for Pediatric Destination Decision Making
Sept. 1, 2016 - Aug. 31, 2020
Grant Number: H34MC30232

Pediatric specific prehospital triage tools are long overdue. Regionalized care demands that patient classification begins in the prehospital arena. This project aims to produce a viable tool that supplements prehospital provider judgment and improves accuracy of pediatric transport destination choices. Goals: (1) Develop the Pediatric Decision Tree (PDTree), a triage …

Award amount: $792746.00

Maryland — State Partnership
Maryland EMSC Partnership Grant
Jan. 1, 1987 - Present
Grant Number: H33MC06728

Goals: 1. Operationalize Pediatric Readiness for Maryland’s 49 emergency departments located within acute care hospitals and in freestanding emergency medical facilities through the development of specific criteria for each level and establishment of a recognition process that includes urban, suburban and rural EDs. Pediatric Readiness criteria will be developed and …

Maine — State Partnership
Maine EMSC State Partnership
Jan. 1, 1987 - Present
Grant Number: H33MC31622

The program’s goal is to reduce childhood morbidity and mortality due to life threatening illness and injuries.

Marshall Islands — State Partnership
RMI Emergency Medical Services for Children Program
March 1, 2013 - Feb. 28, 2019
Grant Number: H33MC25688

The Program aims to ensure that emergency medical care for injured and ill children and adolescents is well established and integrated into the current EMS system to reduce child and adolescent mortality and morbidity and to ensure that the entire spectrum of emergency services, including primary prevention of illness and …

Michigan — Targeted Issue
Progesterone for Traumatic Brain Injury in Children: Planning a Safety and Efficacy Trial
Sept. 1, 2010 - Aug. 31, 2013
Grant Number: H34MC19353

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of morbidity from trauma and of death in children. Despite decades of research, no effective treatment exists for children with TBI. The objective of this project is to plan a safety and efficacy trial of progesterone for TBI in children. The goals …

Award amount: $599757.00

Michigan — Targeted Issue
Michigan Pediatric Errors and Excellence Discovery with Simulation (MI-PE2DS)
Sept. 1, 2008 - Aug. 31, 2012
Grant Number: H34MC10577

EMS personnel infrequently encounter critically ill or injured children. Clinical skills that are used infrequently will deteriorate. Recent studies of paramedics have demonstrated unacceptably high rates of errors in both prehospital care of children and in simulations of pediatric emergencies. Little is known about the underlying causes of technical, cognitive, …

Award amount: $750000.00

Michigan — Targeted Issue
Michigan's First Simulation, Training, & Evaluation of Paramedics in Pediatrics
March 1, 2005 - Feb. 29, 2008
Grant Number: H34MC04370

Paramedics infrequently encounter seriously ill children. The use of new pediatric simulators may substitute for actual clinical experience. The marginal benefits of various types of patient simulators are unknown. Nor is the optimal frequency and duration of simulation-based instruction known. The goal of this project is to develop and validate …

Award amount: $599985.00

Michigan — Targeted Issue
Pediatric Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Model Project
March 1, 2002 - Feb. 29, 2008
Grant Number: H34MC00126

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

Michigan — Targeted Issue
The Michigan EMS Error Reduction Study (MI-PEERS)
Sept. 1, 2016 - Aug. 31, 2020
Grant Number: H34MC30235

This project’s goal is to demonstrate that a drug dosing safety system with integrated continuing educational and evaluative process can reduce the rate of EMS pediatric drug dosing errors. The project will use an internet-based learning system to provide initial and continuing education for EMS participants. An evaluative process using …

Award amount: $825000.00

Michigan — State Partnership
Michigan EMSC Program
Oct. 1, 1994 - Present
Grant Number: H33MC06677

Our objectives are to: 1. Collaborate with the National EMSC Data Analysis Resource Center (NEDARC). 2. Conduct audits and needs assessments for the purpose of data collection and analysis. 3. Establish awareness to enlist partnerships. 4. Utilize the expertise of our advisory committee members. 5. Focus on Children with Special …

Michigan — PECARN
Great Lakes Area Children's Emergency Research (GLACiER)
Sept. 1, 2001 - Aug. 31, 2015
Grant Number: U03MC00003

To demonstrate the value of a multi-centered ED research network designed primarily to conduct investigations on the efficacy of treatments, transport and care responses in pediatric emergency care.

Award amount: $679998.00

Minnesota — Targeted Issue
Emergency Preparedness for CSHCN Using Minnesota EMSC Information System (MEMSCIS)
March 1, 2004 - Feb. 28, 2007
Grant Number: H34MC02544

The goals of this project are to (1) improve emergency and disaster preparedness for children with special healthcare needs (CSHCN) by educating families, primary care providers, pediatric subspecialists, staff nurses, and discharge coordinators at pediatric hospitals about the importance of establishing an emergency medical plan and completing an Emergency Information …

Award amount: $600000.00

Minnesota — Targeted Issue
Emergency Preparedness for Infants with Significant Heart Disease
March 1, 2001 - Feb. 29, 2004
Grant Number: H34MC00091

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

Minnesota — State Partnership
Minnesota EMSC State Partnership Grant
Jan. 1, 1996 - Present
Grant Number: H33MC06686

We work together to save children’s lives. Our goal is to ensure that all children receive the best appropriate care in a health emergency. We work to achieve the Federal EMSC Performance Measures, to improve the pediatric emergency care infrastructure in Minnesota and enhance the pediatric readiness of our EMS …

Missouri — Targeted Issue
Predicting Cervical Spine Injury (CSI) in Children
March 1, 2005 - Feb. 29, 2008
Grant Number: H34MC04372

This project focused on the identification of a set of variables that separate injured children with negligible risk of cervical spine injury (CSI) from those at non-negligible risk for CSI, and proposed a plan to testing these criteria in EMS systems, both in and out of hospitals. The objective was …

Award amount: $597190.00

Missouri — Targeted Issue
Intimate Partner Violence and Protocol: A Model for the Child Centered Visit
March 1, 2001 - Feb. 29, 2004
Grant Number: H34MC00106

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