The John T. Sloper Community Fund is requesting applications to promote programs in Southern Dutchess and Putnam counties, New York.
Donor Name: Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley
State: New York
Counties:Southern Dutchess County (NY), Putnam County (NY)
Type of Grant: Grant
Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 03/15/2022
Grant Size: $50,000
The John T. Sloper Community Fund is requesting applications to promote programs in Southern Dutchess and Putnam counties, areas previously served by the Sloper-Willen Community Ambulance Service, by providing training and emergency medical equipment to enhance the delivery of emergency medical services to residents of those communities to improve accessibility to emergency heath services in order to save lives.
This fund was established to honor the legacy of John T. Sloper and the Sloper-Willen Community Ambulance Service, to promote and encourage people and organizations to provide emergency medical services, and to save lives.
Acceptable grant proposals include:
- Automatic External Defibrillator Devices (AED), including materials and training;
- Support for organizations to become First Responders in areas where none exist;
- Equipment to enhance delivery of emergency medical services.
Approximately $50,000 is available annually.
- Tax exempt organizations located in and/or serving communities formerly served by Sloper-Willen Community Ambulance Service (Southern Dutchess County, New York and Putnam County, New York) (John T. Sloper Community Fund).
- Tax exempt organizations located in and/or serving communities in the Dutchess County, New York (Cardiovascular Fund).
- Police departments, fire companies and volunteer ambulance services.
- Preference will be given to organizations who had not received funding in the previous six-month grant cycle.
Ineligible Applicants :
- Organizations requesting funding for programs that are 100% funded through the State and/or other funding sources.
- Organizations requesting funding for basic EMT training.
- Organizations requesting funding for advanced EMT and paramedic training for individuals currently working in those professions.
- Organizations applying for funding for recertification programs.
For more information, visit Community Fund.