Second Chance Act Adult Mentoring Grants to Nonprofit Organizations
- Type: Federal
- Source: U. S Dept. Of Justice
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- Award Min: $0.00
- Award Max: $300,000.00
- Quantity: Unknown
- Deadline: Apr 21, 2011
Applicants are limited to nonprofit organizations and federally recognized Indian tribes (as determined by the Secretary of the Interior). Applicants must adhere to all of the eligibility and funding requirements of the Second Chance Act and any additional requirements that may be established through appropriations measures.
The Second Chance Act Grant Programs Are Designed To Help Communities Develop And Implement Comprehensive And Collaborative Strategies That Address The Challenges Posed By Offender Reentry And Recidivism Reduction. \\\\\\\"Reentry\\\\\\\" Is Not A Specific Program, But Rather A Research-driven Process That Starts When An Offender Is Initially Incarcerated And Ends When The Offender Has Been Successfully Reintegrated In His Or Her Community As A Law-abiding Citizen. The Reentry Process Includes The Delivery Of A Variety Of Research- And Evidence-based Program Services In Both A Pre- And Post-release Settings, Designed To Ensure That The Transition From Prison Or Jail To The Community Is Safe And Successful. Mentoring Of Offenders Can Be A Significant Element Of A Successful Reentry Strategy.
For assistance with any other requirement of this solicitation, contact the BJA Justice Information Center at 1-877-927-5657 or via email to JIC@telesishq.com.