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OJJDP FY24 Mentoring for Children of Incarcerated Parents

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Grants.gov Deadline
June 10, 2024, 11:59 pm Eastern
Application JustGrants Deadline
June 24, 2024, 8:59 pm Eastern

With this solicitation, OJJDP seeks to support services for mentoring organizations that specifically work with the children of incarcerated parents (COIP) population. This program supports the implementation and delivery of mentoring services for COIP.

OJJDP will fund transformative group, one-on-one, community, or school-based mentoring services that promote family engagement and community connectedness or a combination of these types. Applicants must provide mentoring services to the COIP population who are 17 years old or younger at the time of admission to the program. Mentors must be an adult (age 18 or older), or in cases where peer mentoring models are being implemented, an older peer and under adult supervision. Funding is encouraged to support program design and support mentoring matches with this population, but it can also support existing mentoring matches through program completion. This program supports the implementation and delivery of COIP mentoring services.


  • Native American Tribal governments (federally recognized) 
  • Native American Tribal organizations (other than federally recognized Tribal governments)
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Independent school districts  

View the solicitation-specific webinar that was held on May 17, 2024, at 3 p.m. ET.

Date Created: April 24, 2024