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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) will transition to the Justice Grants System (JustGrants) for all grants management activities. Until that time, the awards list below will not be updated. To find the latest information on 2020 awards, visit OJP's award search page

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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Subtopic: Human trafficking

Number of Awards: 74
Total Amount Awarded: $32,858,623

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2020 A National Assessment of Demand Reduction Efforts, Part II: New Developments in the Primary Prevention of Sex Trafficking Research and Evaluation on Trafficking in Persons, Fiscal Year 2020 National Center on Sexual Exploitation, Inc. DC 2020-75-CX-0011 $239,946 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 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 Awarded, but not yet accepted
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 of New Hampshire NH 2020-V3-GX-0076 $455,598 Awarded, but not yet accepted
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 of New Hampshire NH 2020-MU-CX-0041 $991,015 Awarded, but not yet accepted
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 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 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2019 Advancing Visual Analytics and Computational Science to Combat Human Trafficking Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, FY 2019 Georgia Tech Research Corporation GA 2019-R2-CX-0042 $86,428 Closed
2019 Evaluability Assessment of a Metropolitan Network Service Delivery Model to Connect Trafficked Persons with a Full Range of Victim Services Research and Evaluation on Trafficking in Persons, FY 2019 National Opinion Research Center IL 2019-VT-BX-0036 $294,221 Open
2019 Evaluation of Services for Victims of Crime Evaluations of Services for Victims of Crime, FY 2019 Cal State L.A. University Auxiliary Services, Inc. CA 2019-V3-GX-0006 $766,248 Open
2019 Grooming Traffickers: Investigating the Techniques and Mechanisms for Seducing and Coercing New Traffickers Research and Evaluation on Trafficking in Persons, FY 2019 University of Massachusetts Lowell MA 2019-R2-CX-0067 $499,796 Open
2019 Improving Identification, Prevalence Estimation, and Earlier Intervention for Victims of Labor and Sex Trafficking Research and Evaluation on Trafficking in Persons, FY 2019 University of Massachusetts Lowell MA 2019-VT-BX-0037 $499,483 Open
2019 Northwest Indian Community Development Center- Tribal Law and Policy Institute Research Partnership Tribal-Researcher Capacity Building Grants Solicitation, FY 2019 Tribal Law and Policy Institute CA 2019-75-CX-0016 $105,000 Open
2019 Partnering to Enhance Services for Survivors: An Evaluability Assessment and Formative Evaluation of Safe Horizon's Anti-Trafficking Program Research and Evaluation on Trafficking in Persons, FY 2019 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill NC 2019-VT-BX-0039 $390,522 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2019 Trends in Arrests and Investigative Techniques of Technology-Facilitated Child Sexual Exploitation Crimes: The 4th National Juvenile Online Victimization Study National Survey of Internet- and Technology-Facilitated Child Exploitation, FY 2019 University of New Hampshire NH 2020-MU-CX-K002 $994,844 Open
2019 Understanding the Trafficking of Children for the Purpose of Labor in the United States Research and Evaluation on Trafficking in Persons, FY 2019 Northeastern University MA 2019-VT-BX-0038 $664,690 Open
2018 An Object-Centric Approach for Image Analysis to Combat Human Trafficking NIJ FY18 Artificial Intelligence Technology Applied Research and Development for Law Enforcement Applications The George Washington University DC 2018-75-CX-0038 $1,005,852 Open
2018 Combating Human Trafficking Using Structural Information in Online Review Sites NIJ FY18 Artificial Intelligence Technology Applied Research and Development for Law Enforcement Applications Georgia Tech Applied Research Corporation GA 2018-75-CX-0031 $361,069 Open
2018 Crime in Public Space and Online Domains: Commercial Sex and Sex Trafficking in Massage Businesses NIJ FY18 Graduate Research Fellowship in Social and Behavioral Sciences Northeastern University MA 2018-R2-CX-0005 $32,000 Open
2018 ETA: Evaluation of Technology-based Advocacy Services NIJ FY18 Programs and Services for Victims of Crime: Phased Evaluation Research The University of Texas at Austin TX 2018-ZD-CX-0004 $485,244 Open
2018 Evaluation of Safe Harbor Laws and Their Impact on the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children Legacy OJJDP Research Grants DEVELOPMENT SERVICES GROUP, INC. MD 2014-JF-FX-0002 $499,977 Closed
2018 Identify, Respond, Prevent: Addressing Human Trafficking among Juvenile Justice- and Child Welfare-Involved Youth NIJ FY18 Research and Evaluation on Trafficking in Persons Research Triangle Institute NC 2018-MU-MU-0033 $689,381 Open
2018 Legal Responses to Human Trafficking:Evaluability Assessments and Future Evaluation Designs NIJ FY18 Research and Evaluation on Trafficking in Persons Center for Court Innovation/Fund for the City of New York NY 2018-VT-BX-0002 $428,073 Open
2018 Pathfinder: Evaluating Services to Native American Victims of Sex Trafficking NIJ FY18 Tribal-Researcher Capacity Building Grants ICF Incorporated, LLC VA 2018-VT-BX-0001 $103,662 Open
2018 Using Artificial Intelligence Technologies to Expose Darknet Opioid Traffickers NIJ FY18 Artificial Intelligence Technology Applied Research and Development for Law Enforcement Applications West Virginia University Research Corporation WV 2018-75-CX-0032 $985,950 Open