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AED Equipment Program

This grant program makes funds available to nonprofits, public colleges and universities and municipalities to purchase Automated External Defibrillators (AED).

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PLEASE NOTE: This program is not currently accepting applications for funding.

With the goal of maintaining emergency response services, the Office of Grants and Research (OGR) will make available approximately $330,000 in state funds for municipalities, public colleges and universities, and nonprofit organizations to purchase automated external defibrillators (AED) for public safety and first responder vehicles. 


All Massachusetts cities and towns, public colleges and universities and nonprofit organizations with first responder vehicles are eligible to apply for up to $2,500 under the AED program to fund the purchase of one AED for public safety and first responder vehicles.

FY24 Funding Period Key Dates and Materials

Key Dates:

Solicitation Posted: Friday, October 20, 2023

Application Deadline: November 17, 2023
Fully completed applications will be considered as they are received. Funding will be prioritized by submission dates, so please submit applications as early as possible.

Awards Announced: ~December 2023

Project Period: January 2024 – June 30, 2024


Application Materials:

FY24 AED Equipment Program AGF

FY24 AED Equipment Program Online Application Form

FY24 AED Equipment Program Certification and Assurances Form


Contact   for AED Equipment Program

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