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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 Positive identification using frontal sinus comparisons: Developing empirically-based guidelines Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 DES MOINES UNIVERSITY OSTEOPATHIC MEDICAL CENTER IA 2020-75-CX-0013 $357,871 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 Potential Postmortem Microbial Biomarkers of Infant Death Investigation Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY MI 2020-75-CX-0012 $530,242 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 Preventing the next sext: A behavioral economic approach to understanding nude photo sharing decisions in a high school community Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL NC 2020-R2-CX-0037 $100,000 Open
2020 Queering the American Family: Same-Sex Couples and the Marriage Green Card Process Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 CORNELL UNIVERSITY NY 2020-R2-CX-0018 $150,000 Open
2020 Real-Time Sample-Mining and Data-Mining Approaches for the Discovery of Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS) Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 FREDRIC RIEDERS FAMILY RENAISSANCE FOUNDATION PA 2020-DQ-BX-0007 $555,401 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 Research and Evaluation on School Safety: An Evaluation of State School Safety Centers Research and Evaluation on School Safety, Fiscal Year 2020 WESTED CA 2020-CK-BX-0002 $999,000 Open
2020 Risk and Protective Trajectories, Community Context, and Juvenile Recidivism Research on Juvenile Reoffending, Fiscal Year 2020 Research Foundation of CUNY NY 2020-JX-FX-0004 $116,447 Awarded, but not yet accepted
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 SCA Follow-up Study: A Longitudinal Study of 2009 Second Chance Act Adult Demonstration Program Participants NIJ Non-solicited Applications, FY 2020 NATIONAL OPINION RESEARCH CENTER IL 2020-MU-MU-0014 $1,699,867 Open
2020 Selectively analyzing and interpreting DNA from multiple donors with a full Single-Cell strategy Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Camden NJ 2020-R2-CX-0032 $142,986 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 Sex-based targeted recovery of cells in a heterogeneous mixture: separating male and female like cells Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, Fiscal Year 2020 SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY NY 2020-DQ-BX-0019 $153,333 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 Skeletal Blast Trauma: determining the effect of known and experimental blast events on trauma patterns, fracture behavior, and blast scene recovery approaches Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY TX 2020-R2-CX-0041 $150,000 Open
2020 Social Construction of Hate Crime in the U.S.: A Factorial Survey Experiment Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY KY 2020-R2-CX-0044 $50,000 Open
2020 Statistical evaluation of forensic sequencing profiles Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 University of Washington WA 2020-R2-CX-0040 $107,205 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 Statistical Infrastructure for the Use of Error Rate Studies in the Interpretation of Forensic Evidence NIJ Non-solicited Applications, FY 2020 UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA BOARD OF TRUSTEES, THE FL 2018-DU-BX-4228 $87,206 Open
2020 Study of the Reliability of Fire Pattern Indicators Used in Wildland Fire Investigation Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 WORCESTER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE MA 2020-R2-CX-0047 $519,893 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 Technology-Facilitated Abuse in Intimate Partner Violence (IPV): An Exploration of Costs and Consequences Research and Evaluation of Technology-Facilitated Abuse for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 JUSTICE RESEARCH AND STATISTICS ASSOCIATION, INC. DC 2020-R2-CX-0003 $640,693 Open
2020 The Only Thing Constant is Change: A Longitudinal Analysis of Race, Gender, and District-Level Effects in Federal Sentencing, 1998 2016 Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI OH 2020-R2-CX-0016 $74,722 Open
2020 The Road to Reentry: A Randomized Control Trial of Young Adults in Custody from the Inside to the Outs Research and Evaluation on Promising Reentry Initiatives, Fiscal Year 2020 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE CA 2020-R2-CX-0038 $1,557,676 Open
2020 Trends and New Directions in the Law Enforcement Response to the Sex Trafficking of Minors: A Nationally Representative Study Research on Law Enforcement Responses to Sex Trafficking of Minors, Fiscal Year 2020 UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF NEW HAMPSHIRE NH 2020-MU-CX-0041 $991,015 Open
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 Open
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
2020 Understanding What Works in the Successful Identification, Investigation, and Prosecution of Labor Trafficking Cases in the United States Research and Evaluation on Trafficking in Persons, Fiscal Year 2020 RESEARCH TRIANGLE INSTITUTE NC 2020-75-CX-0010 $583,465 Open
2020 Utilizing eDNA from Four Biological Taxa Associated with Geologic Evidence for Sample-to-Sample Comparisons and Study Site Separation Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY NC 2020-R2-CX-0035 $150,000 Open
2020 Validation of a LC-DAD-ESI/MS/MS method for the accurate measurement of 9-THC and 9-THCA-A among twenty cannabinoids in various products of Cannabis Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY INC IL 2020-DQ-BX-0021 $160,181 Awarded, but not yet accepted