Status: In fiscal year (FY) 2016 MHHD through a competitive funding announcement and a Request for Applications (RFA) process, MHHD revised the MOTA application eligibility criteria, which included all non-profit organizations within Maryland Jurisdictions for a period of two grant years, FY 2017-2018. Organizations that resided in Jurisdictions with 20,000 minorities or less were eligible to apply for up to $25,000 and organizations that resided in Jurisdictions with 20,001 minorities or more were eligible to apply for up to $50,000. The MOTA program provided funding during the fiscal year 2017. Awards were issued as Grant Agreements, a form of grant that allows for substantial state involvement, using a cooperative agreement model. All awardees were given the opportunity to apply for a grant renewal for fiscal year 2018. For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018, MDH/MHHD awarded MOTA grants to 15 community-based organizations in 12 jurisdictions. These MOTA grant recipients include faith-based organizations, hospital-based and non-profit grassroots groups.
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