OJJDP FY 2013 Multi-State Mentoring Initiative


This solicitation will support qualified, established mentoring programs as they (1) expand services for underserved at-risk and high-risk youth and (2) enhance their services to implement additional research- and evidence-based mentoring practices. We anticipate that this program will be authorized by an act appropriating FY 2013 funds for the Department of Justice.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 05/30/2013 (Archived.)
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Justice
Office: Office of Justice Programs
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Number of Awards Available
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Nonprofit and for-profit organizations are eligible to apply, including faith-based, community-based, and tribal organizations. For-profit organizations must agree to forgo any profit or management fee. Eligibility is restricted to organizations have operated an established mentoring program for at least 3 years, have active chapters or subawardees in at least five states, and will serve at-risk, high-risk or underserved youth across all five states. For purposes of this solicitation, two or more independent organizations that form a collaborative to cover five states do not meet the criteria of OJJDPÂ’s definition of a multi-state mentoring organization. Applicants cannot be a chapter or subawrdee of a national organization, which OJJDP defines as having active chapters or subawardees in at least 45 states. Eligible applicants must initiate mentoring services to youth who are 17 years old or younger. OJJDP may elect to make awards in future fiscal years for applications submitted under this solicitation, dependent on the merit of the applications and the availability of appropriations.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program does not have cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Headquarters Office
For assistance with any other requirements of this solicitation, contact the Justice Information Center (JIC) at 1-877-927-5657, via e-mail to JIC@telesishq.com, or by live Web chat. JIC hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. eastern time, Monday through Friday, and 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. eas
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E-mail Address
Financial Information
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards up to $2,000,000.00


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