Grant Announcement: Nurses in 911 Dispatch (NI911) Grant

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The Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) announces the availability of funds through the Nurses in 911 (NI911) Pilot Grant Program by the Colorado State Legislature's SB21-156.  The NI911 Program provides funding for Public Safety Answering Points (PSAP) for the use of nurses in 911 dispatch to help divert incoming 911 calls that do not require emergency medical services to other types of medical care.  

Application and Review Process

All eligible applications received by the due date of December 6, 2021 will be reviewed by the grant selection committee (GSC).  GSC members will review submitted applications each week throughout the application period to stay on track with the time table put forth in the legislation, so please submit your application as soon as possible.  Please see the application for complete instructions on submitting your application. 

Technical Assistance, Q&A

Please feel free to email or call with any questions you have during the application process. At anytime during the application period, if you need assistance please call Austin Geddis at (720) 519-5818 or email

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