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Awards: Listing of Funded Projects

Every year, NIJ awards grants and cooperative agreements for research, development, evaluation, testing and training and technical assistance projects across the spectrum of criminal justice.
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Fiscal year 2021 Awards

NIJ grantees will be notified through the JustGrants system when they have received an award. All grants not awarded by September 30th will be made as soon as possible on a rolling basis and no later than December 31, 2021. Applicants not receiving a FY 2021 award, for which they competitively applied, will be notified as soon as possible, but no later than the calendar year-end. Please continue to visit the NIJ website for updates on NIJ grant awards. NIJ will update the list below as they are released.

Number of Awards: 7,076
Total Amount Awarded: $3,681,259,151

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2021 A MIXED-METHODS EXAMINATION OF THE UNIQUE ROOT CAUSES OF SCHOOL VIOLENCE Research and Evaluation on School Safety, Fiscal Year 2021 FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY FL 15PNIJ-21-GG-02979-MUMU $578,722 Open
2021 A Process and Impact Evaluation of Illinois' Policy to Eliminate Cash Bail and Reform Pretrial Practices NIJ Research and Evaluation on the Administration of Justice, Fiscal Year 2021 LOYOLA UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO IL 15PNIJ-21-GG-02807-RESS $632,781 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2021 A Strengths and Needs Assessment of Tohono Oodham Community Colleges Response to Gender-Based Violence and Victimization Tribal-Researcher Capacity-Building Grants Solicitation, Fiscal Year 2021 UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA NE 15PNIJ-21-GG-02809-RESS $149,610 Open
2021 Addressing Violence towards Youth and Young Adults in Indigenous Communities Tribal-Researcher Capacity-Building Grants Solicitation, Fiscal Year 2021 THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA SD 15PNIJ-21-GG-02808-RESS $150,000 Open
2021 Advancing Research on Rural Justice Systems NIJ Research and Evaluation on the Administration of Justice, Fiscal Year 2021 WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY WA 15PNIJ-21-GG-02805-RESS $768,881 Open
2021 Advancing the Understanding of 3D Imaging for Firearms Identification Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, Fiscal Year 2021 HOUSTON FORENSIC SCIENCE CENTER, INC. TX 15PNIJ-21-GG-02714-MUMU $303,471 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2021 An Evaluation of De-Escalation Training to Understand the Links between Training and Outcomes Research and Evaluation on Policing, Fiscal Year 2021 CLEMSON UNIVERSITY SC 15PNIJ-21-GG-02719-RESS $892,951 Open
2021 An evaluation of the SEPTA police SAVE initiative Research and Evaluation on Policing, Fiscal Year 2021 TEMPLE UNIVERSITY-OF THE COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION PA 15PNIJ-21-GG-02717-RESS $520,040 Open
2021 Assessment of the Added Value of New Quantitative Methodologies for the Analysis of Surface Soils in Forensic Soil Comparisons Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, Fiscal Year 2021 NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY NC 15PNIJ-21-GG-02711-SLFO $451,621 Open
2021 “All reentry is local”: Evaluating a Strategy to Reenter State Prisoners through Local Correctional Systems Research and Evaluation on Promising Reentry Initiatives, Fiscal Year 2021 NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY MA 15PNIJ-21-GG-00138-NIJB $249,766 Open
2021 • Title: Juvenile Justice Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic Research on Juvenile Justice Topics, Fiscal Year 2021 CNA CORPORATION, THE VA 15PNIJ-21-GG-03267-RESS $599,787 Open
2021 Breaking the School-to-Prison Pipeline: Implications of Removing Police from Schools for Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Justice System Research on the Impact of Public Policy on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Justice System, Fiscal Year 2021 FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY FL 15PNIJ-21-GG-02818-RESS $49,837 Open
2021 Court Decision-Making in Domestic Violence Cases: An Analysis of the Case Processing Pipeline in South Carolina Research and Evaluation on Violence Against Women, Fiscal Year 2021 UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA SC 15PNIJ-21-GG-02802-REVA $357,234 Open
2021 Developing a Culturally and Trauma-Informed Teen Dating Violence Algorithm: A Continuation of the VIP Study Research and Evaluation on Violence Against Women, Fiscal Year 2021 UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS IL 15PNIJ-21-GG-02803-MUMU $600,000 Open
2021 Domestic Terrorism: Using Psychosocial, Trauma-Related, and Life History Variables to Inform Intervention and Prevention Research and Evaluation on Domestic Terrorism Prevention, Fiscal Year 2021 CNA CORPORATION, THE VA 15PNIJ-21-GG-02723-DOMR $592,637 Open
2021 Enhancing Procedural Justness of Encounters Through Substantiation (EPJETS): The Atlantic County Randomized Controlled Trial. Research and Evaluation on Policing, Fiscal Year 2021 STOCKTON UNIVERSITY NJ 15PNIJ-21-GG-02718-RESS $702,956 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2021 Evaluability assessment and development of psychological and behavioral health approaches to prevent terrorism and facilitate reintegration of violent extremists. Research and Evaluation on Domestic Terrorism Prevention, Fiscal Year 2021 PRESIDENT AND FELLOWS OF HARVARD COLLEGE MA 15PNIJ-21-GG-02727-DOMR $981,026 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2021 Evaluating the Efficacy of the SAFeR Approach to Improving Legal Responses to IPV: A Randomized Controlled Trial Research and Evaluation on Violence Against Women, Fiscal Year 2021 UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS IL 15PNIJ-21-GG-02800-REVA $1,221,556 Open
2021 Evaluating the OHTS Tool and Assessing Outcomes for Human Trafficking Survivors Research and Evaluation of Trafficking in Persons, Fiscal Year 2021 URBAN INSTITUTE,THE DC 15PNIJ-21-GG-03631-MUMU $648,715 Open
2021 Examining Equity in State Victim Compensation Programs: A Multilevel Analysis Research and Evaluation of Services for Victims of Crime, Fiscal Year 2021 COUNCIL OF STATE GOVERNMENTS, THE KY 15PNIJ-21-GG-00996-NONF $550,000 Open
2021 Examining the multifaceted impacts of drug decriminalization on public safety, law enforcement, and prosecutorial discretion NIJ Research and Evaluation on the Administration of Justice, Fiscal Year 2021 PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY OR 15PNIJ-21-GG-02804-RESS $495,596 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2021 Fatal and Non-Fatal Intimate Partner and Family Violence Against Older Women: An Exploration of Age and Police Response to Inform Research, Policy and Practice Research and Evaluation on Violence Against Women, Fiscal Year 2021 AMERICAN UNIVERSITY, THE DC 15PNIJ-21-GG-02801-REVA $195,135 Open
2021 FIU - Forensic Technology Center of Excellence Forensic Technology Center of Excellence, Fiscal Year 2021 FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY FL 15PNIJ-21-GK-02191-RESS $300,000 Open
2021 Forensic Technology Center of Excellence, Fiscal Year 2021 Forensic Technology Center of Excellence, Fiscal Year 2021 RESEARCH TRIANGLE INSTITUTE NC 15PNIJ-21-GK-02192-MUMU $4,200,000 Open
2021 From Dot Coms to Pipe Bombs: Online Radicalization and Mobilization to Violence Research and Evaluation on Domestic Terrorism Prevention, Fiscal Year 2021 UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS SYSTEM AR 15PNIJ-21-GG-02725-DOMR $893,721 Open