to initiate, promote and/or coordinate (national research) prevention programs and activities aimed at reducing the incidence and severity of trauma... [more]


To further its mission of raising public awareness of trauma and supporting injury prevention programs, the NC ATS offers grants to support well-designed projects that will impact local communities. Grants may not be awarded every year, and grant applications must follow the prescribed guidelines of the NC ATS.


The deadline for 2021 grant applications has been extended until May 14, 2021.


The following links for applications and requirements will soon be available for the 2021 grant cycle:

  • application, PDF
  • grant requirements, PDF 



2020 Grant Recipients


  • UNC Trauma Program – Reducing Pediatric Falls in the Home
  • Charlotte Mecklenberg Safe Communities – Lighting the Way
  • Morehead City Fire-EMS – Stop the Bleed in Our Schools


Previous Grant Recipients



  • Youth Violence Prevention Summit – Atrium Health  



  • Durham Fall Prevention Expo – Duke Trauma Center
  • Walk It, Ride It, Learn It! (bicycle safety) – Safe Kids Charlotte Mecklenberg  



  • Implementation of Stop the Bleed – Novant Presbyterian Medical Center 



  • SPLASH Makes Waves with Swim Safety – Nash Healthcare Systems
  • Kids Home Safety Toolkits – Wake Forest Baptist Health 



  • SwimSafe – Safe Kids Wake County & WakeMed
  • Safety Grab Bars – Wake Forest Baptist Health 



  • Traveling Injury Prevention Kits – Safe Kids Wake County & WakeMed
  • Concussion Injury in Sports & Play Interactive Display – Wake Forest Baptist Health
  • UNC Tar Heal Before the Injury Cart  – UNC Hospitals 



  • Safe Teen Driving – Safe Communities Coalition of Pitt County
  • Parents take Charge! – Carolinas Healthcare Foundation



  • Save the Rivers (Prescription Medication Collection) – Stokes Emergency Services

  • Home Oxygen Safety – Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center



  • Kids Safety Camp – McDowell County EMS
  • Child Restraint Education Display – Wake Forest Uiversity CIREN Center 



  • Kids Safety Camp – McDowell County EMS
  • A Tale of Sir Dragon (Bullying Prevention) – Carolinas Center for Injury Prevention
  • The Prevention of Distracted Driving – Safe Communities Coalition of Pitt County, Inc.
  • Strengthening Ties Among Injury & Violence Prevention Partners in NC – North Carolina Public Health Foundation