Second Chance Act Juvenile Mentoring Initiative.

Solicitation Released for Second Chance Act Juvenile Mentoring Initiative

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), U.S. Department of Justice, recently released the solicitation for the OJJDP FY11 Second Chance Act Juvenile Mentoring Initiative. Funding under this solicitation is available to help state and local government agencies, federally recognized Indian tribes, public universities and colleges, and nonprofit organizations provide mentoring and transitional services to juveniles returning from correctional facilities.

Click here to download the solicitation.

Click here to download a list of related Frequently Asked Questions.

The deadline for applications is May 2, 2011.

Inquiries about the solicitation should be directed to OJJDP’s Justice Information Center at (877) 927-5657 or via e-mail to

The Department of Justice has also made available grants for adult mentoring services. The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) recently released a solicitation for mentoring grants targeting adults returning from correctional facilities. Applications responding to this BJA solicitation are due on April 21, 2011. Click here to download the grant announcement.

Click here to learn more about the Second Chance Act.

This is a National Reentry Resource Center Spotlight Announcement. This announcement is funded in whole or in part through a grant (award number: 2009-CZBX-KO01) from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Neither the U.S. Department of Justice nor any of its components operate, control, are responsible for, or necessarily endorse, this announcement (including, without limitation, its content, technical infrastructure, and policies, and any services or tools provided).

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