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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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Find Fiscal Year 2020 Awards

The data presented on this page is updated through September 23, 2020. On October 15, 2020 the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) transitioned to the Justice Grants System (JustGrants) for all grants management activities. 

As part of accomplishing its mission, NIJ awards grants and cooperative agreements for various research, development, and evaluation projects;  and fellowship programs.

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State: MA,
City: Boston

Number of Awards: 76
Total Amount Awarded: $33,564,917

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2020 Root Causes of Bias-based Harassment in Schools: Risk and Protective Factors across Multiple Levels of the Social Ecology Research and Evaluation on School Safety, Fiscal Year 2020 Trustees of Boston University MA 2020-CK-BX-0005 $1,290,546 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 Understanding the Physical and Psychological Health and Wellness Needs of Minor Sex Trafficking Victims Research and Evaluation on Trafficking in Persons, Fiscal Year 2020 Northeastern University MA 2020-VT-BX-0111 $985,786 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 Understanding the potential for Multidisciplinary Threat Assessment Teams to prevent terrorism: Conducting a formative evaluation of the MassBay Threat Assessment Team Research and Evaluation of Domestic Terrorism Prevention, Fiscal Year 2020 Children''s Hospital Corporation MA 2020-ZA-CX-0002 $488,390 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2019 Applying a Development Evaluation Approach to Address Community Safety and Health Challenges of Reintegration Programs in the USA Research and Evaluation on Terrorism Prevention, FY 2019 President and Fellows of Harvard College MA 2019-ZA-CX-0001 $1,114,933 Open
2019 Developing, Visualization, and Reporting a Combined 2D+3D Automated Dental Biometrics Identification System for Forensic Odontology Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, FY 2019 Tufts University MA 2019-R2-CX-0036 $100,000 Open
2019 Reducing Gun Violence through Integrated Forensic Evidence Collection, Analysis and Sharing Investigator-Initiated Research and Evaluation on Firearm Violence, FY 2019 Northeastern University MA 2019-R2-CX-0066 $288,615 Open
2019 Understanding the Trafficking of Children for the Purpose of Labor in the United States Research and Evaluation on Trafficking in Persons, FY 2019 Northeastern University MA 2019-VT-BX-0038 $664,690 Open
2018 Body fluid analysis detection and identification by surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy for forensic scientists NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Trustees of Boston University MA 2018-MU-MU-0013 $462,091 Open
2018 Crime in Public Space and Online Domains: Commercial Sex and Sex Trafficking in Massage Businesses NIJ FY18 Graduate Research Fellowship in Social and Behavioral Sciences Northeastern University MA 2018-R2-CX-0005 $32,000 Open
2018 Evaluating program enhancements for mentors working with children of prisoners Legacy OJJDP Research Grants University of Massachusetts Boston MA 2014-JU-FX-0004 $2,499,597 Open
2018 The Nature, Trends, Correlates and Prevention of Mass Public Shootings in America, 1976-2018 NIJ FY18 Investigator-Initiated Research and Evaluation on Firearms Violence Northeastern University MA 2018-75-CX-0025 $498,929 Open
2018 Youth Initiated Mentoring:Investigating an innovative approach to mentoring at-risk youth Legacy OJJDP Research Grants University of Massachussetts Boston MA 2013-JU-FX-0005 $499,323 Closed
2017 Longitudinal Examination of Victimization Experiences of Latinos (LEVEL): Extending the Bias Victimization Study NIJ FY17 Research and Evaluation on Victims of Crime Northeastern University MA 2017-VF-GX-0005 $725,999 Open
2017 Racial and ethnic differences in non-fatal firearm injuries NIJ FY17 Investigator-Initiated Research and Evaluation on Firearms Violence Trustees of Boston University, BUMC MA 2017-IJ-CX-0018 $693,695 Open
2016 A mechanism-based forensic investigation into the postmortem redistribution of morphine NIJ FY 16 Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Northeastern University MA 2016-DN-BX-0002 $47,833 Open
2016 Deep Multi-Factor Forensic Face Recognition NIJ FY 16 Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Northeastern University MA 2016-R2-CX-0013 $50,000 Closed
2016 Development of a New Measure of Adolescent Dating Aggression: National Norms with a Focus on Marginalized Youth Research on Measurement of Teen Dating Violence Trustees of Boston University, BUMC MA 2016-IJ-CX-0006 $499,988 Open
2016 Evaluation of the “Peer to Peer (P2P): Challenging Extremism” Initiative Research and Evaluation on Domestic Radicalization to Violent Extremism: Prevention and Intervention Demonstration Programs President and Fellows of Harvard College/Harvard T.H. Chan MA 2016-ZA-BX-K001 $750,000 Closed
2016 The Impact of Correctional Officer Suicide on the Institutional Environment and on the Well-being of Correctional Employees Research and Evaluation on Institutional Corrections Northeastern University MA 2016-MU-MU-0010 $500,000 Open
2016 The Impact of State-Level Firearms Laws on Homicide Rates by Race/Ethnicity Investigator-Initiated Research and Evaluation on Firearms Violence Trustees of Boston University, BUMC MA 2016-MU-MU-0047 $610,000 Closed
2016 Understanding and Measuring Bias Victimization against Latinos Research on Bias Crimes Northeastern University MA 2016-V3-GX-0001 $558,575 Closed
2016 Using Public Health Datasets to Analyze Legal Intervention Shootings Investigator-Initiated Research and Evaluation on Firearms Violence President and Fellows of Harvard College/Harvard T.H. Chan MA 2016-R2-CX-0038 $654,910 Open
2015 Boston Police Department-DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction Program NIJ FY 15 DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction Program City of Boston MA 2015-DN-BX-0099 $283,811 Closed
2015 Capturing Human Trafficking Victimization through Crime Reporting NIJ FY 15 Research and Evaluation on Trafficking in Persons Northeastern University MA 2015-VF-GX-0105 $462,973 Closed
2015 Encapsulated phase change nanoparticles as thermally-readable covert taggants NIJ FY 15 Non-solicited Applications Northeastern University MA 2012-DN-BX-K821 $305,965 Closed