DOJ Grants Support Youth Mentoring Efforts

OJJDP_logoAgency: Justice Dept. (Office of Juvenile Justice& Delinquency Prevention, OJJDP); Program: OJJDP FY 16 Practitioner-Researcher Partnership in Cognitive Behavioral Mentoring Program (CFDA Number: 16.726) (Funding Opportunity Number: OJJDP-2016-9053); Eligibility:  Governments, nonprofits and businesses; Funding: $1 million for four awards (no match required); Deadline: June 13.

Summary:  The funding supports the development and evaluation of innovative mentoring approaches for youth at high risk for delinquency/juvenile and criminal justice involvement or victimization and trauma. Mentoring approaches must incorporate research on cognitive behavioral interventions and techniques.

Info: (NOFA); 800/851-3420, e-mail at, for questions about the competition.

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