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    ​​Minority Outreach and Technical Assistance

    Fiscal Year 2017

    Request For Funding Applications

    The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities (MHHD) seeks interested non-profit organizations to apply for fiscal year 2017, Minority Outreach and Technical Assistance (MOTA) grant for the period of July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017.  Non-profit organizations that serve racial/ethnic minorities who reside in Maryland are eligible​ to apply.  This is a competitive grant opportunity. 

    All applications are due on Friday, June 10, 2016 by 3:30 PM.  See application submission process in RFA.

    Please review the following Request for Applications (RFA) and supplemental documents and forms.  A Pre-Application Training Session will be held on Friday, May 20.  See information below.

    Document Description​​

    ​Document File Name / Link 

    Fiscal Year 2017 Minority Outreach and Technical Assistance (MOTA) Request for Funding Applications (RFA)

    MOTA FY17 RFA FINAL 5.9.16.pdf
    Human Service Agreements Manual​


    Human Service Contract Proposal - DHMH 432 Instructions

    432 Instructions (1).doc

    DHMH Fiscal Forms - Human Service Contract Proposal - DHMH 432A-H​


    Condition of Human Service Agreement Statement - DHMH 433


    Assurance of Compliance - DHMH 434


    FY17 Work Plan Template

    FY 17 Work Plan Template (MOTA)04_11_16.xls

    FY17 Logic Model Template

    Logic Model (1).doc

    FY17 MOTA Grant Application Checklist

    MOTA Grant Application Checklist.docx​​

    Pre-Application Training Session

    ​**New (5/27/16):  Watch the Pre application training session Webinar that took place on May 20, 2016.


    It is strongly recommended that applicants participate in the pre-application training session to review the application process and reporting requirements. Staff proposed to be assigned to the program should participate so that information is disseminated at all levels and each staff is aware of reporting requirements. This may include, but not limited to: 

    • Program Manager
    • Fiscal Agent 
    • Outreach Worker
    • Public Health Professionals
    • Additional Support Staff

    Questions regarding the funding announcement will be addressed during this session.  The pre-application training session will be held:   
    Date:  Friday, May 20, 2016

    Time: ​3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Webinar & Call-In:

    Click Here to Join WebEx Meeting - Meeting number: 647 7​93 805​

    Join by pho​ne - +1-​415-655-0003 US TOLL - Access code: 647 793 805 

    **Note: WebEx Meeting works best in Google Chrome.  You can test your system at 

    If you have difficulty accessing the Webinar through WebEx, please still dial in by phone.  Webinar slides will be provided, as well as a recording of the session.