DOJ Extends Mentoring Deadline

The Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention (DOJ) extends the deadline for its Mentoring for Youth: Underserved Populations (CFDA Number: 16.726) (Funding Opportunity Number: OJJDP-2015-4138).

(New Deadline: June 23, was June 2)

The grantees will provide mentoring services for those in the following underserved populations: youth with disabilities; youth in foster care; and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning youth. OJJDP defines underserved youth as those who demonstrate need but have not participated in consistently high-quality mentoring services due to: location; shortage of qualified mentors; special physical or mental challenges; and being lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning.

Eligible organizations and agencies are those that can demonstrate a history of providing mentoring services through subawards in five or more states but fewer than 45 states for at least the past three years continuously through the present

Info: Questions, 800/851-3420; e-mail,

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