16.726: Juvenile Mentoring Program
Alternate Name: Mentoring
Aug. 9, 2022
Aug. 9, 2022
To improve outcomes for at-risk and high-risk youth, and reduce negative outcomes (including juvenile delinquency, substance use, and gang participation) through the provision of mentoring services. 1. To increase the capacity of state, local, community, tribal and national organizations to develop, implement, and expand youth mentoring efforts that incorporate evidence-based findings of best practices and principles. funding to state, local, community, and national organizations to propose the enhancement or expansion of initiatives that will assist in the development and maturity of community programs to provide mentoring services to high-risk populations 2. To increase opportunities for at-risk and high-risk youth to have mentors. 3. To align the mentoring practices with research and evidence on effective mentoring approaches. that are underserved due to location, shortage of mentors, special physical or mental challenges of the targeted population, or other analogous situations identified by the community in need of mentoring services. 4. To develop and maintain a national resource on mentoring research, practice and effectiveness.
Type of Assistance
B - Project Grants
Eligible applicants are limited to states (including territories), units of local government, federally recognized tribal governments as determined by the Secretary of the Interior, nonprofit organizations, and for-profit organizations (including tribal nonprofit and for-profit organizations), as well as institutions of higher education (including tribal institutions of higher education). For-profit organizations (as well as other recipients) must agree to forgo any profit or management fee.