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Awards Listing

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.

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

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State: IL,
District: 9

Number of Awards: 7
Total Amount Awarded: $3,364,859

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2019 Delinquent and Criminal Behaviors of Parents and Their Adolescent Children: A Prospective Intergenerational Study of Children of Former Juvenile Offenders Longitudinal Research on Delinquency and Crime, FY 2019 Northwestern University IL 2020-MU-MU-0001 $999,906 Open
2018 Cross-age peer mentoring to enhance resilience among low-income urban youth living in high violence Chicago communities. Legacy OJJDP Research Grants Loyola University Chicago IL 2014-JU-FX-0003 $998,194 Closed
2018 Violence Exposure, Continuous Trauma, and Repeat Offending in Female and Male Serious Adolescent Offenders Legacy OJJDP Research Grants Loyola University Chicago IL 2016-MU-MU-0067 $75,000 Closed
2016 The Intergenerational Consequences of Incarceration NIJ FY 16 Graduate Research Fellowship Program in the Social and Behavioral Sciences Northwestern University IL 2016-R2-CX-0022 $32,000 Closed
2012 Countermeasure Mechanisms and Ecological Validity of P300-Based Concealed Information Tests NIJ FY 12 Ph.D. Graduate Research Fellowship Program Northwestern University IL 2012-IJ-CX-0022 $25,000 Closed
2008 Alternative Sentencing Policies for Drug Offenders: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Kansas Senate Bill 123 NIJ Office of Research and Evaluation Continuations Loyola University Chicago IL 2006-IJ-CX-4032 $235,097 Closed
2005 Evaluation of the Chicago Project for Violence PreventionA Proposal by Northwestern University Evaluation of OJJDP's Discretionary Funds Project Northwestern University IL 2005-MU-MU-0033 $999,662 Closed