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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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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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Number of Awards: 6,072
Total Amount Awarded: $2,877,809,704

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2020 Body mass estimation using bone micro- and macro-structure: a practical approach using CT imaging and computer analysis Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY TX 2020-R2-CX-0048 $683,542 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 Building the Evidence Base on De-escalation Training for Law Enforcement: A Multi-Agency Randomized Control Trial Research and Evaluation on Policing, Fiscal Year 2020 UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI OH 2020-R2-CX-0026 $599,255 Open
2020 Characterizing and Preventing Domestic Terrorism: A Mixed-Methods Study of Five Far-Right Terrorist Groups Research and Evaluation of Domestic Terrorism Prevention, Fiscal Year 2020 Development Services Group, Inc. MD 2020-ZA-CX-0003 $998,599 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 Comparative Assessment of Emerging Technologies for Body Fluid Identification Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 FREDRIC RIEDERS FAMILY RENAISSANCE FOUNDATION PA 2020-DQ-BX-0015 $501,115 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 Corrections Work''s Adverse Effects and a Total Worker Health Program to Enhance Well-being (Topic 2) Research and Evaluation in Safety, Health, and Wellness in Criminal Justice System, Fiscal Year 2020 OREGON HEALTH & SCIENCE UNIVERSITY OR 2020-R2-CX-0006 $764,928 Open
2020 Cyberstalking - Research and Evaluation to Enhance Criminal Justice Research and Evaluation of Technology-Facilitated Abuse for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 RAND Corporation CA 2020-R2-CX-0002 $599,368 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 Determining Fracture Timing from Histological Characteristics of Cortical Bone Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 MAYO CLINIC ARIZONA AZ 2020-75-CX-0015 $462,240 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 Develop non-PCR-based target enrichment reagents and methods for MPS analysis of forensic DNA Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 The Regents of the University of California, Santa Cruz CA 2020-R2-CX-0029 $100,000 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 Developing Subadult Sex Estimation Standards Using Adult Morphological Sex Traits and an Ontogenetic Approach Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 Board of Regents, NSHE, obo University of Nevada, Reno NV 2020-R2-CX-0024 $100,000 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 Developmental evaluation of a combinatorial qPCR multiplex for forensic body fluid identification Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 Virginia Commonwealth University VA 2020-R2-CX-0031 $49,994 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 Disrupting Human Trafficking Networks through Mathematical Modeling: Addressing Replacement Effects and Uncertain Information Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute NY 2020-R2-CX-0022 $100,000 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 Effects of Contradictory Signals on Post-Prison Labor Market Outcomes Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 The Ohio State University OH 2020-R2-CX-0021 $91,465 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 Evaluation of Digital Evidence Processing Efficiencies in Publicly Funded Crime Laboratories Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, Fiscal Year 2020 RESEARCH TRIANGLE INSTITUTE NC 2020-DQ-BX-0016 $348,052 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 Evaluation of nuclear DNA from rootless hair for forensic purposes Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA CRUZ CA 2020-DQ-BX-0014 $747,384 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 Examining Radicalizations Risk and Protective Factors: A Case-control Study of Violent Extremists, Non-criminal Extremists & Regular Homicide Offenders Research and Evaluation of Domestic Terrorism Prevention, Fiscal Year 2020 MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY MI 2020-ZA-CX-0001 $771,610 Open
2020 Examining the Black Box: A Formative and Evaluability Assessment of Cross-sectoral Approaches for Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Research and Evaluation on Violence Against Women, Fiscal Year 2020 UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL NC 2020-VA-CX-0003 $539,232 Open
2020 Expanded Quantitative Cannabinoid Testing in Biological Specimens to Combat the Ever Changing Cannabis Landscape Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, Fiscal Year 2020 DEPARTMENT OF FORENSIC SCIENCE VA 2020-DQ-BX-0017 $290,353 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 Exploring Pathways to Desistance and Adjustment in Adulthood Among Juvenile Justice-Involved Females Longitudinal Research on Delinquency and Crime, Fiscal Year 2020 UNIVERSITY OF OREGON OR 2020-JX-FX-0003 $817,514 Open
2020 FileTSAR+ An Elastic Network Forensic Toolkit for Law Enforcement Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 PURDUE UNIVERSITY IN 2020-DQ-BX-0008 $400,973 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 Finding the Missing and Unidentified: The Application of Predictive Modeling, Ground-Penetrating Radar, and Small Unmanned Aircraft-Mounted Infrared Imagery for the Detection of Unmarked Graves Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY TX 2020-R2-CX-0043 $150,000 Open
2020 Forensic tool to identify fall characteristics in infant skull fracture Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 UNIVERSITY OF UTAH, THE UT 2020-75-CX-0014 $557,607 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 Front-end differentiation of contributor cell populations and estimation of DNA content in trace biological samples using novel cellular signatures Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY VA 2020-DQ-BX-0023 $382,296 Awarded, but not yet accepted
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
2020 GIS Application for Building a Nationally Representative Forensic Taphonomy Database Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 CLEMSON UNIVERSITY SC 2020-DQ-BX-0025 $457,536 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 Gun Wars and Community Terrorization: Investigating Longitudinal Gang Violence in New Jersey from a Networked Perspective Investigator-Initiated Research and Evaluation of Firearms Violence, Fiscal Year 2020 TEXAS A&M INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY TX 2020-75-CX-0009 $435,020 Open