MHHD Grant Programs

Maryland Department of Health
see each grant for specific deadline
Brief Description

New Release: FY 2025 Request for Applications (RFAs) 

The Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities is currently accepting applications for our Minority Outreach and Technical Assistance, Social Determinants of Health, and Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity grant programs. All applications are due on May 20th, at 2:00pm. 

To support our applicants, we will be hosting pre-application webinars the week of May 5th. To view the dates and register for a webinar, please complete the form linked here.

​Enhancing Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for  COVID-19 Through Community-Based Strategies​

The Enhancing Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for  COVID-19 Through Community-Based Strategies (ELC-CHW/CTCBS) is a COVID-19 response program that connects state and local resources to vulnerable minority populations through trusted community voices. The Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities (MHHD) awards funding to organizations that provide outreach, education, and linkage to primary care services. In the past local health departments, communit​​y, and faith based organizations have been awarded.

To read more about ELC-CHW/CTCBS​ click here

New! Open RFA: ELC RFA FY 2025​


Minority Outreach and Technical Assistance (MOTA) 

MOTA (Minority Outreach Technical Assistance) MHHD's legacy program was initially born in 2001 from the Cigarette restitution program to ensure participation in the state's Tobacco and Cancer Community Health Coalition.  MOTA has grown to be a chronic disease program providing prevention, education, outreach, and linkage to care services. 

MOTA provides funding to organizations providing preventative programming utilizing community engagement, partnerships, outreach, technical assistance, and ongoing intervention with individuals with need.

To read more about MOTA click here​

New! Open RFA: MOTA FY 2025 RFA​

Social Determinants Of Health (SDOH)​​

The Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) program  is our newest barrier removal program. The SDOH program reduces health inequity among Maryland’s racial and ethnic minorities. The program does this by providing funding to organizations to provide community-based interventions to address SDOH.

To read more about SDOH click here

New! Open RFA: ​​SDOH FY 2025 RFA​