Grant seekers should be aware that the Justice Dept. (Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention, OJJDP) has just opened the FY 2015 solicitation for the Mentoring for Youth: Underserved Populations program (Funding Opportunity Number: 16.726) (Funding Opportunity Number: OJJDP-2015-4138).
Eligibility: 501(c)(3) nonprofits; Funding: $3 million for six awards (no match required); Deadline: June 16.
Eligible applicants are multistate mentoring organizations 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. Projects must address the needs youth with disabilities; youth in foster care; or lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBT) youth. Projects must promote quality mentoring services and expanding their reach to as many youth across the nation as possible.
Contact: BJA Justice Information Center, 800/518-4726; e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org