Oregon Office of Rural Health

Request for Grant Proposals: CAH and EMS Partnered Improvement Project

The Oregon Office of Rural Health (ORH) is pleased to offer a grant opportunity for one Oregon CAH and a partner EMS agency, with funding of $5,000.

Interested CAH-EMS partners should propose work that seeks to improve targeted outcomes by strengthening the coordination between pre-hospital and hospital providers, policies and/or programs. Applicants may propose to expand existing programming or implement new projects. Proposals may target outcomes for care that is transferred from pre-hospital EMS to hospital providers, or from hospital providers to an EMS-based program, such as a Community Paramedic. Submitted project budgets should not exceed $5,000.

Grantee Requirements

  • Complete progress report telephone calls and/or meetings with ORH staff.
  • Identify a minimum of two target improvement measures and baseline benchmarking.
  • Submit a brief final summary and evaluation report.
  • Provide final budget and spending tracking for the project.

Application Instructions

Applicants must submit:  

The proposal should be submitted in a single PDF document via email by January 29, 2021 to Rebecca Dobert at dobert@ohsu.edu. All submissions will receive a confirmation of receipt.

Important Dates and Deadlines

  • Application Deadline:  5 pm PST January 29, 2021
  • Awardee Announcement: February 5, 2021
  • Project Timeline: February 5, 2021 through August 31, 2021
  • Mid-Cycle Status Report Due: May 7, 2021
  • Final Report Due: August 31, 2021


For more information, please contact Rebecca Dobert at dobert@ohsu.edu | 971-271-0481