Funding for Mentoring Programs

Positive youth development research has long demonstrated that youth benefit from close, caring relationships with adults who serve as positive role models. Today, 8.5 million youth continue to lack supportive, sustained relationships with caring adults. Mentoring - which matches youth with responsible, caring mentors, usually adults - has been growing in popularity as both a prevention and intervention strategy over the past decades.

Mentoring provides youth with mentors who can develop an emotional bond with the mentee, have greater experience than the mentee, and can provide support, guidance, and opportunities to help youth succeed in life and meet their goals. Mentoring relationships can be formal or informal with substantial variation, but the essential components include creating caring, empathetic, consistent, and long-lasting relationships, often with some combination of role modeling, teaching, and advising.

Source: youth.gov

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Posted On - 2017-10-06


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National Institutes of Health
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Posted On - 2017-10-05


Short-term Mentored Career Enhancement Awards for Mid-Career Investigators to Integrate Basic Behavioral and Social Sciences (K18)
National Institutes of Health
This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages applications for short-term mentored career development (K18) awards that improve synergies among researchers in basic and applied...more
Posted On - 2017-09-19


NIH Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) (R25)
National Institutes of Health
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Posted On - 2017-09-18


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Posted On - 2017-09-15


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Largest Foundation Support for Human Services for 2012

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Rank
Foundation
Grants
Total Given
1
139
246,796,810
2
1,567
137,419,755
3
213
100,237,336
4
768
72,730,537
5
166
61,576,133

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Source: Foundation Stats (Foundation Center) / CC BY-NC-SA 4.0



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