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Expired Funding Opportunities

Description

NIJ FY24 Research and Evaluation on the Administration of Justice: Prosecution Practice, Justice, Case Tracking, and Workforce

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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks to fund proposals for rigorous research and evaluation projects examining the impact of court and other criminal justice tools, practices, and policies on the administration of justice and public safety in state, local, and tribal jurisdictions. In FY2024, the solicitation is focused on four research priorities and their impact on charging, case flow, outcomes, and other prosecution functions: 1) advance prosecution practice and resource management, 2) promote fair prosecution and impartial administration of justice, 3) build prosecution data resources, research capacity, and transparency; and 4) enhance the prosecution workforce and court workgroup.

NIJ FY24 Research on Multidisciplinary Teams

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With this solicitation NIJ seeks proposals for funding from accredited research universities for a study on the current landscape of multidisciplinary teams working on sexual exploitation crimes against children, including structure, participants, and outcomes, in addition to best practices for multidisciplinary teams to improve effectiveness, outcomes, and victim well-being.

NIJ FY24 Research and Evaluation on School Safety

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With this solicitation, NIJ, in collaboration with the Bureau of Justice Assistance, seeks applications for funding rigorous research and evaluation projects to fill knowledge gaps in two topical areas: 1) studies on the root causes and consequences of school violence and 2) examinations of the impact and effectiveness of awards made for purposes authorized under the STOP School Violence Act.

NIJ FY24 Measurement of Community Perceptions

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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks applications for research on, and demonstration projects of, improved approaches to measuring community perceptions of policing and public safety. Specifically, NIJ seeks to fund research that develops and tests innovative methods to provide representative samples that are accurate across microgeographic areas, cost-effective, able to be implemented frequently, and scalable for use in municipalities of various sizes.

NIJ FY24 Research and Evaluation on Drugs and Crime: Money Laundering, Firearms, and Human Trafficking

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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks applications for funding rigorous applied research on drugs and crime to inform the development of evidence-based tools, practices, and policies for state, tribal, and local law enforcement and other criminal justice agencies that address drug trafficking, drug markets, and drug-related violence. The goals of this solicitation are to better understand drug crime organizations and networks and to develop effective approaches to disrupt them by targeting drug-related money laundering, firearms, and human trafficking.

NIJ FY24 Research and Evaluation on Corrections

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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks proposals for rigorous applied research and evaluative studies on innovations, initiatives, and strategies in both institutional and community corrections.

NIJ FY24 Evaluation on Desistance

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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks proposals for rigorous evaluations of desistance-focused interventions to advance understanding of strategies that might aid in the desistance process and identify innovative approaches to measure the desistance process.

NIJ FY24 Novel Psychoactive Substance Discovery, Education, and Reporting Institute

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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks to establish and operate a Novel Psychoactive Substance Discovery, Education, and Reporting Institute (NPS DiscERn) to rapidly identify and report newly emerging opioids, stimulants, and other drugs which may cause intoxication, impairment, or other adverse effects.

NIJ FY24 Research and Evaluation on Hate Crimes

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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks applications for rigorous research and evaluation projects to inform policy and practice to prevent and respond to hate crimes. Though applications may cover a range of topics, NIJ is particularly interested in funding: (1) evaluations of federal-, state-, or locally funded efforts to combat hate crimes ; (2) research that informs strategies to prevent hate crimes; (3) research and evaluations of strategies to improve the reporting, identification, and response to hate crimes; and (4) research and evaluations of strategies to improve outcomes for survivors and their communities.

NIJ FY24 Research and Evaluation on Firearm Violence and Mass Shootings

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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks applications for funding of research and program evaluation projects specific to the intervention and prevention of intentional, interpersonal firearm violence and mass shootings in the United States. This solicitation has two categories: 1) research on mass shootings, including insider threat and leakage and the role of the news media and social media platforms; and 2) research on the effectiveness of campaigns implemented in school systems and/or through school personnel to encourage the parents, guardians, and relatives of school-aged children to store firearms safely and securely.

NIJ FY24 Research and Evaluation on the Impact of Technologies for Forensic Science Applications

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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks applications for funding for proposals to study how adopted technologies with a forensic science application impact criminal justice systems, how the implementation of forensic laboratory programs or practices broadly effect outcomes, and how changes in policies adapt the use of forensic evidence. NIJ seeks rigorous evaluations of the implementation of technologies, methods, or workflow processes to understand the impact on backlog reduction, capacity enhancement, cost relative to benefit, workforce development, or case closure efficiency.

NIJ FY24 Research and Evaluation on Trafficking in Persons

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With this solicitation, NIJ, in collaboration with the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), seeks to build upon its research and evaluation efforts to better understand, prevent, and respond to trafficking in persons in the United States. Applicants should propose research and evaluation projects that have clear implications for criminal justice policy and practice in the United States. This solicitation will seek applications for research and evaluation projects to address two categories: 1) victimization and prevalence, and 2) technology and trafficking.

NIJ FY24 Research and Evaluation on Violence Against Women

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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks applications for funding high-quality, rigorous, and inclusive evaluations focused on assessing programs, practices, models, or interventions aimed at (1) enhancing engagement with the justice system for women and girls who have been victimized and (2) improving accountability within the criminal justice system from individuals who engage in or perpetrate violence against women and girls.

NIJ FY24 Research and Evaluation of Services for Victims of Crime

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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks applications for rigorous research and evaluation projects in three topical areas: (1) evaluation of programs that provide services for victims of crime; (2) research on supporting victims of community violence; and (3) research on the financial costs of crime victimization.

NIJ FY24 Longitudinal Research on Delinquency and Crime

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With this solicitation, NIJ, in collaboration with the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), seeks proposals for funding to conduct an expansion or extension of one or more ongoing/existing longitudinal research studies that focus on delinquency and crime throughout the life-course. Longitudinal studies support interdisciplinary research on the emergence, persistence, and desistance of delinquency and criminal offending. This research will inform the design of more effective strategies for prevention and intervention in delinquent and criminal behavioral trajectories.

NIJ FY24 Graduate Research Fellowship

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The Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) program provides grants to accredited academic institutions to support outstanding doctoral students whose dissertation research is relevant to criminal or juvenile justice. Applicant academic institutions are eligible to apply only if 1) the student is currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program in the sciences or engineering; 2) the student’s proposed dissertation research has demonstrable relevance to preventing and controlling crime, advancing knowledge of victimization and effective victim services, or ensuring the fair and impartial administration of criminal or juvenile justice, in the United States.

NIJ FY24 Research on the Abuse, Neglect, and Financial Exploitation of Older Adults

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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks applications for funding for rigorous research and evaluation projects in four topical areas: (1) evaluation of programs that seek to prevent, intervene in, or respond to the abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation of older adults; (2) evaluation of prevention and education programs related to financial fraud and exploitation of older adults (including the efficacy of scam prevention messaging campaigns); (3) research on individuals who abuse (either financially, physically, sexually, and/or emotionally) or neglect older adults; and (4) forensic research involving the development of radiographic evidence and bioinformatic approaches relevant to the physical abuse of older adults.

NIJ FY24 Research on School-Based Hate Crimes

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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks proposals from accredited research universities to conduct a study of hate crimes in the K-12 education system to understand the scope, characteristics, and outcomes of these incidents.

NIJ FY24 National Juvenile Court Data Archive

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With this solicitation, NIJ, in collaboration with the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), seeks applications to support the National Juvenile Court Data Archive, which collects, maintains, and makes accessible the nation’s primary source of detailed information on juvenile court case processing of delinquency and status offense cases.

NIJ FY24 Domestic Radicalization and Violent Extremism Research Center of Excellence

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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks proposals to establish a Center of Excellence for research and evaluation on the domestic radicalization to violent extremism phenomenon. This Center will perform four core functions: 1) Conduct (and/or support through multiple sub-awards) rigorous research, evaluation, and demonstration projects targeted toward developing a better understanding of the phenomenon and advancing evidence-based strategies for effective intervention and prevention. 2) Assess the research needs of the field. 3) Translate and disseminate knowledge by developing a suite of evidence-driven best practices and guidelines for immediate reference by practitioners. 4) Supporting training, education and professional development of practitioners engaged in extremism prevention and intervention using that suite of evidence-driven best practices and guidelines.

NIJ FY24 Research on Law Enforcement Responses to Opioid Overdoses

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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks proposals from accredited research universities to study law enforcement’s responses to opioid overdoses. The study shall take into account law enforcement’s responses with linked community agencies and also include specific practices utilized to ensure the well-being, assessment, and protection of children in these situations. Linked community agencies may include public and private agencies that do or could have a role in reducing or responding to opioid misuse and overdoses. Applications from other than accredited research universities will not be considered.