The Risk Management Services programs have a
long-standing history of offering grants to fund essential risk reduction
initiatives. The grant programs support a core RMS mission: reducing claims. This
focus on municipal interests and commitment to addressing claims at their
source sets the RMS programs apart from its competition.
The grant programs operate on a first-come,
first-served reimbursement basis. After completing the required application
process, members can request reimbursement for up to 50 percent of the cost of allowable
equipment purchases. Request are limited to $2,000 per member, per grant, per
year for the Law Enforcement Safety Grant
, Fire Service Grant
and the Public Works Safety Grant
. Law Enforcement Liability Reduction Grant
limited to $4,000 per member.
The Soft Body Armor grant has been renamed the Law Enforcement Safety Grant
and now has increased funding of $75,000 per year. Police
departments can use it to purchase tourniquets, trauma kits and automatic
external defibrillators in addition to the soft body armor.
The Fire Service Grant
funding has been increased to
$100,000 per year.
grants will be accepted beginning February 1 and can be submitted online. Contact Financial Manager Jennifer Gray
803.933.1260 for more information.