Funder: Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Programs (OJJDP)

Deadline: 02/23/2021

Award Details: This program supports the implementation and delivery of mentoring services to youth populations that are at risk for juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice system involvement. Mentoring services can be one-on-one, group, peer, or a combination of these types. Funding can be used to support new mentoring matches or continue existing mentoring matches at the time of application. Category 1: Mentoring Organizations (5 to 44 states) Broadeast Reach.


Grants.gov Deadline: February 23, 2021 11:59 PM | Application JustGrants Deadline: March 09, 2021 11:59 PM

Number of Awards: Category 1, 10 awards at $4,000,000.00 per over 36 months. Category II, 12 awards at $500,000.00 per over 36 months.

Target Population: This program furthers the Department’s mission by supporting mentoring programs to reduce juvenile delinquency, drug abuse, victimization, and high-risk behaviors such as truancy. The target population should include those youth who are at risk for delinquency or victimization and/or are involved in the juvenile justice system. OJJDP encourages applicants to consider how best to serve youth affected by drug addiction,
children of parents on active military duty, children of incarcerated parents, and youth in rural communities.

Eligibility:

Category 1: Mentoring Organizations (5 to 44 states) Eligible entities are those mentoring organizations that have operated an established mentoring program for at least 3 years and have active chapters or subawardees in at least 5 states but fewer than 45 states. Category 2: Mentoring Organizations (1 to 4 states) Eligible entities are those mentoring organizations that have operated an established mentoring program for at least 3 years and have active chapters or subawardees in four or fewer states. Applicants are expected to submit an attachment labeled “Mentoring organizational history” that demonstrates the timeframe that the organization has been in operation and providing mentoring services. This can include a statement on agency letterhead attesting to the start date of providing mentoring services. Links to an organization’s website and/or press releases supporting this timeframe are encouraged to be included in this letter. Please see Eligibility section for additional information.



Link to RFP: https://ojjdp.ojp.gov/funding/fy2021/O-OJJDP-2021-48007