Mentoring Opportunities for Youth Initiative

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Subject: Mentoring, Youth Welfare, Mental Health, Youth Services
Deadline: June 16, 2015

"This solicitation supports established mentoring organizations as they strengthen and/or expand their existing mentoring activities with local subawardees and/or other mentoring organizations. Mentoring activities include direct one-on-one, group, peer, or a combination of these types of mentoring services for at-risk and underserved youth populations. Successful applicants should implement programs that will recognize and address the factors that can lead to or serve as a catalyst for delinquency or other problem behaviors in underserved youth. Expansion of mentoring activities should create new opportunities for mentee achievement."

Funder: Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
Eligibility:

  • "Category 1—National Mentoring Programs: Eligible applicants are limited to national mentoring organizations, defined as organizations/agencies that can demonstrate a history of providing mentoring services through subawards in 45 or more states for at least the past 3 years continuously through the present.
  • Category 2—Multistate Mentoring Programs: Eligible applicants are limited to multistate mentoring organizations, defined as organizations/agencies that can demonstrate a history of providing mentoring services through subawards in 5 or more states but fewer than 45 states for at least the past 3 years continuously through the present.
  • Category 3 —Collaborative Mentoring Partnerships: Eligible applicants must be part of a collaborative of at least three and as many as five mentoring organizations. Under the award, the organizations that form the collaborative must each provide services in at least one location that is independent of the other organizations and must all implement the same program design."

Amount: Unspecified
Contact: Link.