Funding Opportunity from OJJDP

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 … Read the rest

DOJ Updates: 2019 Fiscal Year Performance Budget

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 … Read the rest

New research recommends targeted approach to seeking donations

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 … Read the rest

“Dear Colleague” Letter Calls for Investment in Youth Mentoring

Screen Shot 2014-12-16 at 1.29.49 PMAbbie 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 Read the rest

Are you a mid-career researcher, practitioner, or policy maker? This grant might be for you.

Designer drawing a light bulb, concept for brainstorming and insDue 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

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FORUM: Should we be devoting more time and resources to “natural” mentoring?

Should we be devoting more time and resources to "natural" mentoring? - The Chronicles of Evidence-Based MentoringThere 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 … Read the rest

Program Corner: Leveraging Mentoring through Innovation

Dave Van Patten - The Chronicles of Evidence-Based MentoringEditors Note: Recently, Dare Mighty Things, Inc. ( assisted Prison Fellowship International ( in developing an international program for children of prisoners. The program model combines two evidence-based best practices: mentoring and international child sponsorship. The Read the rest