The Foundation’s grant program focuses on providing the City’s volunteer rescue squad entities with a fiscal alternative to improve their overall operational capabilities.
The 2019 Virginia Beach Rescue Squad Foundation grant application process is now open. Grant Applications are due to the Foundation per the Grant Guidleines on or before October 1, 2018. Please find pertinent information and the official grant application here:
Please contact Gina Benefiel, Executive Director of the Virginia Beach Rescue Squad Foundation, with any questions relating to the application process.
2018 Grants totaling $123,004 were awarded to the following organizations:
The Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad and the Virginia Beach Rescue Squad Foundation, Inc. are partners dedicated to maintaining a vibrant volunteer rescue squad system in the City of Virginia Beach. In order to continue to provide the highest quality of care, free of charge to our patients, our organizations are committed to recognizing, retaining, and applauding the invaluable service that our dedicated volunteers provide to our community and the Hampton Roads region as a whole. Our organizations revere the sacrifices that volunteers and their families make in order for the Volunteer Rescue Squads of Virginia Beach to operate at the highest possible level. The Langhorne & Pulley Scholarship Fund is a joint partnership designed to assist those eligible to continue their own college education and those of their immediate family members.
Anyone may nominate an individual to receive this scholarship. Each applicant must have completed or be in good standing to graduate from a state accredited secondary school, state accredited home school program, or have acquired their GED. Must have a 2.8 GPA or higher from school in which they are currently enrolled.
The application shall be mailed no later than December 7, 2018. The completed application form and supporting documentation, which are forwarded via electronic mail or by fax, must be in the Virginia Beach Rescue Squad Foundation office no later than 5:00 p.m. on December 7, 2018. Applications, which are forwarded via U.S. Postal Service, should be post-marked by this same date.
Please mail/fax/e-mail the application form to:
Virginia Beach Rescue Squad Foundation
Attn: Mary-Ellen McLean, Program Manager
740 Virginia Beach Boulevard
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451
Fax No: 757-437-0967