The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) in the U.S. Justice Department will award funds from the 2009 Recovery Act to support local youth mentoring programs.
The OJJDP FY 09 Recovery Act Local Youth Mentoring Initiative is currently accepting applications from nonprofits, government entities, schools and others for the program. Grants will support “local organizations that develop, implement, or expand local mentoring programs leading to measurable, positive outcomes for at-risk youth.”
Application deadline and funding amount have not yet been determined. For more information, contact Kerri Strug, Program Manager, at (202) 305-0702 or Kerri.Strug@usdoj.gov or Gwendolyn Williams, Program Manager, at (202) 616-1611 or Gwendolyn.Williams@usdoj.gov.