Help us help MENTOR in letting Congress know you support higher funding for the OJJDP Youth Mentoring Grant! Congress is moving forward on negotiating final funding levels for Fiscal Year 2020, including around proposed increases to the OJJDP Youth Mentoring Grant. The House and Senate have both advanced bills recommending $100 million and $97 million, […]
Comprehensive School-Based Approach to Youth Violence and Victimization All applications are due by 11:59 PM EDT on May 20, 2019. This program supports a comprehensive effort to address youth violence and victimization through implementing evidence-based prevention, intervention, and accountability efforts in a school-based setting. For more information, click here. /// Opioid Affected Youth Initiative All applications […]
The DOJ 2019 Fiscal Year Performance Budget is released. While there is an overall 2.1% increase in DOJ funding, there is a 11.9% cut to NIJ’s budget. This demonstrated a redistribution of funding, moving away from research to more direct service programs, including areas such as opioid addiction recovery and school violence prevention. According to […]
Posted to Futurity by Matthew Biddle Charities and nonprofits can increase engagement and revenue by suggesting the right donation levels, according to new research. Setting a low suggested amount increased the total number of donations, the study found. Conversely, setting a high default amount increased the average amount donors gave, but resulted in fewer contributions overall. […]
Abbie Evans, Director of Government Relations, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership This week, Representative Frederica Wilson (FL-24) launched an effort in the U.S. House of Representatives to support investments in quality youth mentoring. She circulated a “Dear Colleague” letter asking her House colleagues to join her in writing Rep. John Culberson (TX-7),who chairs the committee that […]
Due Date: Tuesday, May 5, 2015 The William T. Grant Foundation’s Distinguished Fellows Program is accepting applications from researchers investigating how youth settings work, how they affect youth development, and how they can be improved. Eligible applicants include: Influential mid-career practitioners Policy makers Researchers Learn more about this opportunity. Funding Opportunities Category:
There has been a lot of research in recent years examining the role that “natural” mentors play in supporting children and adolescents, highlighting the ways in which these supportive adults help youth develop identity, succeed in school, overcome racism and other substantial challenges, and learn to ask for help throughout their lives. Researchers such as […]
Editors Note: Recently, Dare Mighty Things, Inc. (www.daremightythings.com) assisted Prison Fellowship International (www.pfi.org) in developing an international program for children of prisoners. The program model combines two evidence-based best practices: mentoring and international child sponsorship. The program is scalable and financially self sustainable with the potential to impact 500,000 children of prisoners around the world. […]
Topics of Interest
- MENTOR: The National Mentoring PartnershipNovember 12, 2014 -
MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) is the unifying champion for expanding quality youth mentoring relationships in the United States. For nearly 25 years, MENTOR has served the mentoring field by providing a public voice, developing and delivering resources to mentoring programs nationwide and promoting quality for mentoring through standards, cutting-edge research and state of the art tools.
- Academic Web PagesAugust 6, 2012 -
Academic Web Pages is the leading provider of customized websites for researchers, centers, nonprofits, and universities. AWP designed and has contributed generously to the creation of the Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring.