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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.


All of the fiscal 2019 solicitations have closed. All successful applicants were notified by September 30th and non-award notifications will be made by December 30, 2019. View a complete list of 2019 awards.

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Keyword(s): trafficking in persons

Number of Awards: 9
Total Amount Awarded: $3,212,249

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2016 Estimating the Prevalence of Trafficking Among Homeless and Runaway Youth Age 14-25 in Metro Atlanta Research and Evaluation on Trafficking in Persons Georgia State University Research Foundation, Inc. GA 2016-MU-MU-0002 $499,905 Open
2016 Prosecuting Trafficking in Persons Cases: An Analysis of Local Strategies and Approaches Research and Evaluation on Trafficking in Persons Justice Research and Statistics Association, Inc. DC 2016-IJ-CX-0005 $460,000 Open
2015 Researcher-Survivor Formative Evaluation of San Francisco's Anti-Human Trafficking Task Forces NIJ FY 15 Research and Evaluation on Trafficking in Persons Research Triangle Institute NC 2015-VF-GX-0107 $453,117 Closed
2013 An empirical analysis of the scope and scale of organized crime''s involvement in human trafficking in the United States NIJ FY 13 Research and Evaluation on Transnational Issues Trafficking in Persons, Transnational Organized Crime and Violent Extremism Texas Christian University TX 2013-R2-CX-0049 $308,694 Closed
2013 Transnational Crimes among Somali-Americans: Convergences of Radicalization and Trafficking NIJ FY 13 Research and Evaluation on Transnational Issues Trafficking in Persons, Transnational Organized Crime and Violent Extremism Board of Trustees, University of Illinois, Chicago IL 2013-ZA-BX-0008 $793,783 Open
2008 A Review and Translation of Spanish-Language Literature on Sex Trafficking NIJ FY 08 ORE Trafficking San Diego University Research Foundation CA 2008-IJ-CX-0008 $59,559 Closed
2007 Data and Research on Human Trafficking: Comprehensive Literature Review NIJ FY07 Trafficking in Human Beings Research and Comprehensive Literature Review Georgetown University DC 2007-VT-BX-K002 $86,802 Closed
2005 Understanding and Improving Law Enforcement Responses to Human Trafficking Research on Trafficking in Human Beings - FY 2005 Northeastern University MA 2005-IJ-CX-0045 $350,994 Closed
2001 Trafficking in Persons in the U.S. National Institute of Justice Continuation Awards Croft Institute for International Studies MS 2001-IJ-CX-0027 $199,395 Closed