2024 Application Deadline:
March 31, 2024

Eligible Applicant Agencies

An agency must be a primary nonprofit provider of emergency medical services for a community located in King County, WA or a neighboring county. It is anticipated that such agencies will usually be local fire departments, but may be community hospitals or other local institutions, which operate as nonprofit public agencies. All applicant agencies must be public entities or private nonprofit corporations recognized by the State of Washington. No agency will receive funding for two consecutive years.

Funding Priority

The Foundation’s funding priority is equipment for the training and education of firefighters and paramedics. The Foundation will not consider requests for vehicles, clothing or wearable safety items, replacement equipment, single use disposable items, or operational expenses. Requests for funding AED’s will only be considered from agencies with operating budgets of $100,000 or less.

Grant Range

Equipment grant awards generally range between $250-$5,000. Grant requests in excess of $20,000 will not be considered. Funding is on a matching basis. The Medic One Foundation may contribute up to 75% of the cost of the requested equipment. The applicant agency must demonstrate the financial capability and commitment to fund the balance of its request. Applications will be rated and ranked in priority order and will receive funding in accordance with the financial capabilities of the Medic One Foundation.


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