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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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Fiscal year 2021 Awards

NIJ grantees will be notified through the JustGrants system when they have received an award. All grants not awarded by September 30th will be made as soon as possible on a rolling basis and no later than December 31, 2021. Applicants not receiving a FY 2021 award, for which they competitively applied, will be notified as soon as possible, but no later than the calendar year-end. Please continue to visit the NIJ website for updates on NIJ grant awards. NIJ will update the list below as they are released.

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State: MA

Number of Awards: 273
Total Amount Awarded: $124,840,583

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2021 “All reentry is local”: Evaluating a Strategy to Reenter State Prisoners through Local Correctional Systems Research and Evaluation on Promising Reentry Initiatives, Fiscal Year 2021 NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY MA 15PNIJ-21-GG-00138-NIJB $249,766 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 3D morphology of blood stain can provide critical information missed in standard bloodstain analysis Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY MA 2020-DQ-BX-0006 $361,656 Open
2020 Augmenting, Analyzing, and Archiving Criminal Trajectories in Four Birth Cohorts from the Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods, 1995-2023 Longitudinal Research on Delinquency and Crime, Fiscal Year 2020 PRESIDENT AND FELLOWS OF HARVARD COLLEGE MA 2020-JX-FX-0002 $674,183 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 Optimizing Supervision and Service Strategies to Reduce Reoffending: Accounting for Risks, Strengths, and Developmental Differences Research on Juvenile Reoffending, Fiscal Year 2020 UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS MA 2020-JX-FX-0005 $600,000 Open
2020 Pathways to Safety: An Examination of Federal and State-Level Barriers and Facilitators to Elder Abuse Reporting and Response Research on the Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation of Elderly Individuals, Fiscal Year 2020 EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT CENTER, INC. MA 2020-75-CX-0003 $433,368 Open
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 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 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, THE MA 2020-ZA-CX-0002 $488,390 Open
2019 Applying a Development Evaluation Approach to Address Community Safety and Health Challenges of Reintegration Programs in the USA Research and Evaluation on Terrorism Prevention, FY 2019 PRESIDENT AND FELLOWS OF HARVARD COLLEGE MA 2019-ZA-CX-0001 $1,114,933 Open
2019 Developing, Visualization, and Reporting a Combined 2D+3D Automated Dental Biometrics Identification System for Forensic Odontology Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, FY 2019 TRUSTEES OF TUFTS COLLEGE INC MA 2019-R2-CX-0036 $100,000 Open
2019 Experimental Test of Rehabilitative Field Work for Moderate-to-High Risk Adults Research and Evaluation on Promising Reentry Initiatives, FY 2019 ABT ASSOCIATES INC. MA 2019-R2-CX-0012 $1,465,043 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 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 MA 2019-VT-BX-0037 $499,483 Open
2019 Reducing Gun Violence through Integrated Forensic Evidence Collection, Analysis and Sharing Investigator-Initiated Research and Evaluation on Firearm Violence, FY 2019 NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY MA 2019-R2-CX-0066 $288,615 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 A mechanism-based forensic investigation into the postmortem redistribution of morphine NIJ FY18 Continuations Northeastern University MA 2016-DN-BX-0002 $49,832 Open
2018 Body fluid analysis detection and identification by surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy for forensic scientists NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY MA 2018-MU-MU-0013 $462,091 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 Past Project Period End Date
2018 Evaluating program enhancements for mentors working with children of prisoners Legacy OJJDP Research Grants UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS MA 2014-JU-FX-0004 $2,499,597 Open
2018 Informing The Utility of GPS Monitoring for Pretrial Probationary Supervision: An Examination of Reoffending and Collateral Consequences NIJ FY18 Graduate Research Fellowship in Social and Behavioral Sciences UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS MA 2018-R2-CX-0004 $31,989 Past Project Period End Date
2018 Long-Term Impact of Risk Assessment and Risk-Need-Responsivity Reforms in Juvenile Justice Legacy OJJDP Research Grants UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS MA 2016-JF-FX-0057 $499,998 Past Project Period End Date
2018 Operation250: An Evaluation of a Primary Prevention Campaign focused on Online Safety and Risk Assessment NIJ FY18 Research and Evaluation on Prevention and Mitigation of Domestic Pathways to Terrorism UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS MA 2018-ZA-CX-0002 $1,029,474 Open
2018 Post-Blast Explosives Attribution NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY MA 2018-DU-BX-0193 $599,738 Past Project Period End Date