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OJJDP Announces FY 2012 Mentoring Focused Funding Opportunities

March 30, 2012

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has announced the following funding opportunities:

  • Mentoring Enhancement Demonstration Program. OJJDP will support evidence-based enhancements to improve the effectiveness of mentoring programs and reduce risk factors for juvenile delinquency. Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. E.T. on May 14, 2012.
  • Multi-State Mentoring Initiative. This program will fund efforts to build the capacity of organizations to implement mentoring programs across multiple states. Applicants must propose developing or implementing mentoring programming in at least five states. Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. E.T. on May 16, 2012.
  • Local Mentoring Coordinator Program. This grant opportunity provides funding to support the coordination and enhancement of existing mentoring programs through a mentoring coordinator staff position. Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. E.T. on May 14, 2012.


To obtain further information about the above and other current OJJDP solicitations, including eligibility criteria, application deadlines, and frequently asked questions, visit www.ojjdp.gov/funding/FundingList.asp.


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