U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
04/13/20 11:59 PM ET
Grants to USA and territories nonprofits, for-profits, state agencies, and tribal governments to develop and improve mentoring programs for youth. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support programs to reduce juvenile delinquency, drug abuse (especially opioid abuse), victimization, and problem and high-risk behaviors such as truancy.
This program furthers the Department’s mission by supporting mentoring programs to reduce juvenile delinquency, drug abuse (especially opioid abuse), victimization, and problem and high-risk behaviors such as truancy.
This program supports the implementation and delivery of mentoring services to youth populations that are at risk for juvenile delinquency, victimization, and juvenile justice system involvement. Mentoring services can be one-on-one, group, peer, or a combination of these types. Applicants in all categories must initiate mentoring services to youth who are 17 years old or younger at the time of admission to the program. Funding can be used to support new mentoring matches or continue existing mentoring matches at the time of application.
For details on these categories, see: https://ojjdp.ojp.gov/sites/g/files/xyckuh176/files/media/document/ojjdp-2020-16930.pdf#page=6
OJJDP has identified the following specific program objectives:
- Provide mentoring services tailored to the needs of at-risk and system-involved youth populations
- Develop and implement program design enhancements that align with
research and evidence on effective mentoring approaches
- Address how the applicant will promote family engagement as part of the program
design or approach.
For details on program objectives, see: https://ojjdp.ojp.gov/sites/g/files/xyckuh176/files/media/document/ojjdp-2020-16930.pdf#page=9
For program priorities, see: https://ojjdp.ojp.gov/sites/g/files/xyckuh176/files/media/document/ojjdp-2020-16930.pdf#page=10
GrantWatch ID#: 155068
OJJDP pans to make up to 12 awards under Category 2; up to 6 awards under Category 3; up to 10 awards under Category 4; and up to 8 awards under Category 5.
For all award categories, the requested award amount should cover the entire proposed period of performance and be based on the cost of implementing the proposed program. Based on the availability of funding, OJJDP may request that an applicant selected for funding reduce their proposed budget.
Category 2: Applicants that meet the minimum requirement of having active chapters or subawardees in at least five states may request as much as $2 million, and those applicants that demonstrate the broadest reach (as detailed above) may request as much as $4 million.
Category 3: An applicant may request as much as $500,000.
Category 4: An applicant may request as much as $600,000.
Category 5: An applicant may request as much as $1,250,000.
Up to a 36-month period of performance, to begin on October 1, 2020
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit your questions to mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject as “Questions for OJJDP FY
2020 Mentoring Opportunities for Youth Initiative Webinar.”
Grants.gov Customer Support Hotline:
Phone: 800-518-4726 / 606-545-5035
National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Response Center:
TTY: 301-240-6310 (hearing impaired only)
Web Chat: https://webcontact.ncjrs.gov/ncjchat/chat.jsp
USA: Alabama; Alaska; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Hawaii; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York City; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virginia; Washington, DC; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming
USA Territories: American Samoa (USA) Guam (USA) Puerto Rico (USA) Virgin Islands (USA) Northern Mariana Islands (USA)
Fundraising opportunity for USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to host a jazz concert held in honor of their organization or cause. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. In addition to funds raised through concert ticket sales
Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusi
Grants of up to $2,500 per campus and grants of up to $10,000 per school district to Texas public elementary and middle schools and supporting nonprofit organizations in eligible school districts for agriculture-related activities. Funding is intended to improve student
Grants of up to $5,000 and grants of up to $20,000 to Virginia nonprofit organizations for programs that promote the humanities in local communities. Certain applicants are required to submit an LOI prior to a full grant application. All applicants are advised to contac
Grants to New York and Pennsylvania families living in eligible areas and caring for a child with cancer to offset expenses related to the child's cancer treatments. Funding is intended to cover costs not covered by health insurance, including travel costs, housing, and
Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to protect natural resources on land and water in locations around the world. Funding is intended to ensure that activities to acquire metals, gemstones, and corals for design use do not have an adverse impact on the area of origin.
Grants of up to $3,000 to Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia, and West Virginia nonprofit organizations for community-based social change initiatives in eligible areas. Funding is intended to support organizational operations. Eligible applicants are those serving communitie
Grants to Indiana nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for projects and capital campaigns that address community needs. Applicants requesting support for a capital campaign are asked to contact the funding source prior to submitting an application. Projects are e
Grants to Ohio nonprofit organizations in eligible locations to support entrance into mergers or acquisitions. Funding is intended to support reorganizations that result in well-maintained or improved services or financial savings. The Foundation encourages transformati
Grants to Maryland nonprofit organizations in eligible locations for projects to meet community needs. Funding is intended for programs that address animal welfare, health and human services, civic and community activities, emergency services, athletic and recreational