Monday, June 3, 2013

Rural Access to Emergency Devices Grant Program

This announcement solicits applications for the Rural Access to Emergency Devices (RAED) Grant Program. The purpose of the 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.

   Access to External Devices Grant Program.  The purpose of this program is to:

(1) purchase automated external defibrillators;
(2) provide defibrillator and basic life support training in automated 
 defibrillator usage; and
(3) place automated external defibrillators in rural communities.

All applications are due June 17, 2013.  It is expected that 7 programs will be funded up to $200,000 per year for a three-year project period. 

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