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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.
Description

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

You may browse the table below and use filter options to view awards by award status, State, fiscal year, awardee name, city or perform a keyword search.

Number of Awards: 6,132
Total Amount Awarded: $2,909,646,430

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2020 Evaluating the Robustness and Ruggedness of a Statistical Method for Comparison of Mass Spectral Data for Seized Drug Identification Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY TN 2020-DQ-BX-0001 $228,918
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
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
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
2020 Experimental and numerical investigations for the prediction of depth of calcination of gypsum plasterboards under fire exposure Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY KY 2020-R2-CX-0050 $241,305
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
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
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
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 Open
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
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
2020 Identification and Mitigation of Robust Organizational Stressors and Mediators on Correctional Officer Health and Wellness Research and Evaluation in Safety, Health, and Wellness in Criminal Justice System, Fiscal Year 2020 NDRI-USA, Inc. NY 2020-R2-CX-0008 $644,720 Open
2020 Identification of Effective Strategies to Disrupt Recruitment of Victims in Human Trafficking: Qualitative Data, Systems Modeling, Survivors and Law Enforcement Research and Evaluation on Trafficking in Persons, Fiscal Year 2020 Regents of the University of Minnesota MN 2020-MU-MU-0040 $758,811 Open
2020 Impact of Organizational Stressors on Health and Wellness: A Longitudinal Study of Occupational Stress, Trauma Exposure, Psychological Distress, and Suicide Risk among Correction Officers Research and Evaluation in Safety, Health, and Wellness in Criminal Justice System, Fiscal Year 2020 NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY MA 2020-R2-CX-0007 $996,440 Open
2020 Improving Outcomes for Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking Victims: A Phased Evaluation of the LOVE146 Victim Services Program Research and Evaluation of Victims of Crime, Fiscal Year 2020 UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF NEW HAMPSHIRE NH 2020-V3-GX-0076 $455,598 Open
2020 Inter-laboratory variation in interpretation of DNA mixtures Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 NOBLIS, INC. VA 2020-R2-CX-0049 $1,063,335
2020 Interoperability of 3D Impressed Firearm Toolmarks Measurements Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 National Institute of Standards and Technology DJO-NIJ-20-RO-0004 $497,293 Open
2020 Interpretation of Y chromosome STRs for missing persons cases Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, Fiscal Year 2020 UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT FORT WORTH TX 2020-DQ-BX-0018 $198,362
2020 Investigating Key Risk Factors across Violent and Non-Violent Extremists in the United States Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 Research Foundation of CUNY on behalf of John Jay College NY 2020-R2-CX-0017 $74,406 Open
2020 Investigating Root Causes of School Violence: A Case Control Study of School Violent Offenders, Non-School Youth Violence Offenders, and Non-Offending Youths Research and Evaluation on School Safety, Fiscal Year 2020 Research Foundation of CUNY o/b/o John Jay College NY 2020-CK-BX-0003 $797,256 Open
2020 Investigating the Effectiveness of the School Security Climate on Student Connectedness and School Performance NIJ Non-solicited Applications, FY 2020 Montclair State University NJ 2017-CK-BX-4008 $567,191 Open