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Apply Now for NIJ’s FY 2022 Youth Mentoring Research and Evaluation Solicitation

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ), with OJJDP support, is accepting applications for its  FY 2022 Youth Mentoring Research and Evaluation solicitation.

OJJDP has a robust mentoring research and evaluation legacy, and continues to support mentoring initiatives nationwide. This project supports rigorous research and evaluation efforts to address mentoring services provided to youth who are 17 years old or younger at the time of admission to a program.

Among its objectives, the solicitation aims to understand how mentoring can promote positive youth development, examine the long-term effects of mentoring program participation, and optimize program effectiveness.

Grants.gov deadline: April 20, 2022.
JustGrants deadline: May 3, 2022. 

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  • Visit OJJDP's funding page for details about other funding opportunities. 
  • View and download OJJDP's Mentoring Youth In Focus fact sheet
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Date Published: April 4, 2022