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February 2009Vol. 10, No. 1Grants for Mentoring Programs

The U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has announced funding opportunities for initiatives that will assist in the development and maturity of community programs offering mentoring services to high-risk populations of youth who are underserved due to location, shortage of mentors, physical or mental challenges, or other situations. National organizations, including community- or faith-based organizations, are eligible. The deadline for application is February 25. To find out more about eligibility requirements and to access the application, visit the OJJDP site: