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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: TX,
City: Fort Worth

Number of Awards: 61
Total Amount Awarded: $44,726,835

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2020 Genetic disease to improve human identification from the skin microbiome Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 University of North Texas Health Science Center TX 2020-R2-CX-0046 $81,058 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2019 Dense DNA Data for Enhanced Missing Persons Identification Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 University of North Texas Health Science Center TX 2019-DU-BX-0046 $743,927 Open
2018 Better algorithms and chemistry for mixture interpretation NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes University of North Texas Health Science Center TX 2018-DU-BX-0177 $694,525 Open
2018 DNA Typing Strategies via Real-Time Nanopore Sequencing for Forensic Analysis NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes University of North Texas Health Science Center TX 2018-DU-BX-0179 $634,973 Open
2017 Development of a Mitochondrial Mixture Database and Interpretation Tool NIJ FY17 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes University of North Texas Health Science Center TX 2017-DN-BX-0134 $556,910 Open
2017 Typing Highly Degraded DNA Using Circularized Molecules and Target Enrichment NIJ FY17 Graduate Research Fellowship Program in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics University of North Texas Health Science Center TX 2017-IJ-CX-0010 $46,155 Closed
2016 Application for Funding to Support the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs) National Missing and Unidentified Persons System University of North Texas Health Science Center TX 2016-MU-BX-K007 $4,700,000 Open
2016 Evaluation and Implementation of High Throughput Second Generation Sequencing for Mitochondrial DNA Testing in Missing Persons and Forensic Casework at the UNT Center for Human Identification. Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories University of North Texas Health Science Center TX 2016-DN-BX-K001 $727,072 Closed
2016 Typing Highly Degraded DNA Using Circularized Molecules and Target Enrichment Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes University of North Texas Health Science Center TX 2016-DN-BX-0154 $682,474 Closed
2015 Development of PCR-Free DNA Typing Strategies via Real-Time High Throughput Sequencing NIJ FY 15 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes University of North Texas Health Science Center TX 2015-DN-BX-K068 $719,633 Closed
2015 Enhancing Mixture Interpretation with Highly Informative STRs NIJ FY 15 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes University of North Texas Health Science Center TX 2015-DN-BX-K067 $585,415 Closed
2015 FY 15 DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction Program - City of Fort Worth NIJ FY 15 DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction Program City of Fort Worth TX 2015-DN-BX-0038 $87,759 Closed
2015 FY 2015 DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction Program NIJ FY 15 DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction Program University of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth TX 2015-DN-BX-0057 $507,165 Closed
2015 Human Microbiome Species and Genes for Human Identification NIJ FY 15 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes University of North Texas Health Science Center TX 2015-NE-BX-K006 $589,701 Closed
2015 NIJ FY15 Using DNA Technology to Identify the Missing NIJ FY 15 Using DNA Technology to Identify the Missing University of North Texas Health Science Center TX 2015-DN-BX-K070 $2,238,750 Closed
2014 Development of a brief elder abuse and neglect screener for Emergency Medical Services: Detection of Elder abuse Through Emergency Care Technicians (DETECT) NIJ FY 14 Research and Evaluation on the Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation of Elderly Individuals and Residents of Residential Care Facilities University of North Texas Health Science Center TX 2014-MU-CX-0102 $369,039 Closed
2014 Novel Collection Device for Enhanced DNA Recovery and Release from Biological Stain Samples NIJ FY 14 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes University of North Texas Health Science Center TX 2014-DN-BX-K033 $487,884 Closed
2013 Development of improved insertion-deletion assays for human and ancestral identifications from degraded samples NIJ FY 13 Applied Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes University of North Texas Health Science Center TX 2013-DN-BX-K036 $329,233 Closed
2013 FY 2013 City of Fort Worth Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grant Program NIJ FY 13 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program City of Fort Worth TX 2013-CD-BX-0070 $113,243 Closed
2013 FY 2013 Forensic DNA Backlog Reduction for the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth NIJ FY 13 DNA Backlog Reduction Program University of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth TX 2013-DN-BX-0062 $518,302 Closed
2013 FY2013 DNA Backlog Reduction Program-City of Fort Worth NIJ FY 13 DNA Backlog Reduction Program City of Fort Worth TX 2013-DN-BX-0058 $169,979 Closed
2013 Using DNA Technology to Identify the Missing, Fiscal Year 2013 NIJ FY 13 Using DNA Technology to Identify the Missing University of North Texas Health Science Center TX 2013-DN-BX-K012 $800,000 Closed
2012 "Development of an Analytical Approach for a Robust Probability Model for LCN DNA Profile Interpretation" NIJ FY 12 Ph.D. Graduate Research Fellowship Program University of North Texas Health Science Center TX 2012-IJ-CX-0016 $24,988 Closed
2012 Development of Reference Sample DNA Profiling for Databases Using Next Generation Sequencing Technologies NIJ FY 12 Applied Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes University of North Texas Health Science Center TX 2012-DN-BX-K033 $747,797 Closed
2012 FY 2012 Forensic DNA Backlog Reduction for the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth NIJ FY 12 DNA Backlog Reduction Program University of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth TX 2012-DN-BX-0050 $548,144 Closed