FY21 Mentoring for Youth Affected by the Opioid Crisis and Drug Addiction
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications for funding for the fiscal year (FY) 2021 Mentoring for Youth Affected by the Opioid Crisis and Drug Addiction. This program furthers the Department's mission by supporting mentoring programs to reduce juvenile delinquency, drug abuse, and problem and high-risk behaviors such as truancy. This solicitation provides funding for applicant organizations to enhance and expand mentoring services for children and youth impacted by opioids and drug addiction. This program supports the implementation and delivery of mentoring services to youth who are currently abusing or addicted to drugs (including opioids and methamphetamine), youth at risk for abusing drugs, and youth with family members who are currently abusing or addicted to drugs. Mentoring services can be one-to one, group, peer, or a combination. Funding can be used to support new mentoring matches or continue existing mentoring matches at the time of application. The program's goal is to improve outcomes (such as improved academic performance and reduced school dropout rates) for youth impacted by opioids and drug addiction through mentoring.
For more information please visit: https://ojjdp.ojp.gov/funding/opportunities/o-ojjdp-2021-48009
Deadline to register on Grants.gov: March 2, 2021
Deadline to Apply on JustGrants: March 16, 2021