Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2019, $2,000,000)
The National Mentoring Resource Center (NMRC) provides the mentoring field with comprehensive resources and training materials to advance the implementation of evidence- and research-based mentoring practices. This program is authorized and funded pursuant to Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2019, Pub. L. 116-6, 133.
Specifically, the National Mentoring Resource Center (NMRC) will enhance the capacity of mentoring organizations to develop, implement, and expand effective mentoring practices. NMRC will provide comprehensive mentoring resources, references, and training materials to the mentoring field with special attention to OJJDP-funded mentoring programs with the primary goal of improving the quality and effectiveness of mentoring across the nation and as a result, youth outcomes. The project achieves this goal through the development and delivery of the following modes of resource assistance: high-quality training; an online repository of resources, tools and training modules; facilitating peer networks and coaching on national practice standards; in-person and phone consultations; and a national training event.CA/NCF