Emergency Medical Services Intermediary Program Year 2022-23

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The purpose of this solicitation for proposals (SFP) is to fund an organization to serve as the Intermediary between program awardees in the forthcoming Targeted EMS Program SFP and state government stakeholders. The Intermediary will be responsible for identifying potential service areas, project partners, and to assist in the development, implementation, and facilitation of Targeted EMS program sites. 


The EMS Intermediary PY 22-23 grant aims to fund an organization that possesses the capability to identify potential service areas, project partners, and to assist in the development, implementation, and facilitation of EMS program pilot sites that recruit, train, hire, and advance an ethnically and culturally inclusive health and human services workforce. The intermediary must focus on improved diversity, higher wages, and serve the community they live in to support their community’s healthcare system. The successful project will assist program awardees with the design, development, and implementation of programs that incorporate data-proven strategies to increase the number of EMTs in local health service economies.

Proposals must be received by 3 p.m. on Tuesday, January 17, 2023.

An informational webinar will be held on Tuesday, January 10, 2022 at 10 a.m. Pre-registration is required. For registration information, follow the preregistration hyperlink on the EDD’s Workforce Development Solicitations for Proposals landing page under the Emergency Medical Services Intermediary SFP by January 9, 2023.


The EDD encourages applicants to submit a Notice of Intent to apply by January 13, 2023, at noon to WSBSFP1@edd.ca.gov. 

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Business
  • Nonprofit
  • Public Agency

Proposals will be accepted from non-profit organizations, foundations, and philanthropies; education and training providers; institutions of higher education or a consortium of institutions of higher education; community-based organizations (CBOs); business-related non-profit, labor organizations and workforce intermediaries. Individuals are not eligible to apply. The applicant must be based in the U.S.

Eligible Geographies:

Applicants to the EMS Intermediary PY 22-23 must be organizations that possess the capacity, relationships, and expertise to create and implement EMT training curriculum across the state of California. 

Important Dates

The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantmaker. Time listed as “00:00” equates to midnight.
The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
March 2023
The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
8/1/2023- 2/1/2028

Funding Details

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The funding source allocated to fund the grant. It may be either State or Federal (or a combination of both), and be tied to a specific piece of legislation, a proposition, or a bond number.
  • State

Funding Source Notes:

The Employment Development Department (EDD), in coordination with the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency (LWDA), announces the availability of up to $8 million from the State of California General Fund for the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Intermediary Program Year 2022-23 (PY 22-23) Solicitation for Proposal (SFP).

The manner in which the grant funding will be delivered to the awardee. Funding methods include reimbursements (where the recipient spends out-of-pocket and is reimbursed by the grantor) and advances (where the recipient spends received grant funds directly).
  • Other

Funding Method Notes:

The EDD will enter a contract with the grant awardee through a Contract Agreement. The EDD may request that the contract incorporate changes to the original project proposals.

How to Apply

State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.


For questions about this grant, contact:
Tuyen Tran, 1-916-657-5280, Tuyen.Tran@edd.ca.gov