U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government, Department of Justice.

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
Showing Results For:
State: MA

Number of Awards: 289
Total Amount Awarded: $135,694,274

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2023 Building Equity in Objective Prison Classification: A Model for Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities NIJ FY23 W.E.B. Du Bois Program of Research on Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Justice System UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS MEDICAL SCHOOL MA 15PNIJ-23-GG-01363-NIJB $599,976 Open
2023 Cannabis liberalization policies and trends in cannabis-related school-based discipline: Examining sociodemographic disparities in Massachusetts NIJ FY23 Graduate Research Fellowship UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS MA 15PNIJ-23-GG-01954-TITL $111,000 Open
2023 Climate, Culture, and Correction Officer Wellness NIJ FY23 Research and Evaluation on Correctional Culture and Climate SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY MA 15PNIJ-23-GG-06104-RESS $960,132 Open
2023 Evaluating Processes and Outcomes of Housing Models for Victims of Human Trafficking NIJ FY23 Research and Evaluation on Trafficking in Persons HARVARD COLLEGE PRESIDENT & FELLOWS OF MA 15PNIJ-23-GK-01928-HT $654,195 Open
2023 Exploring Officer Patrol Behaviors Using Automated Vehicle Locator and Body-Worn Camera Data in Kansas City, Missouri NIJ FY23 Research and Evaluation on Policing Practices, Accountability Mechanisms, and Alternatives NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY MA 15PNIJ-23-GG-05490-RESS $862,804 Open
2023 Extreme Risk Protection Orders, Leakage, and Social Networks: The Legislative, Behavioral, and Social Contexts Surrounding Mass Public Shooting Incidents and Plots NIJ FY23 Research and Evaluation on Firearms Violence and Mass Shootings UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS MA 15PNIJ-23-GG-02408-BSCI $985,776 Open
2023 Internal Affairs Complaint Investigations: A Multi-Site Comparison NIJ FY23 Research and Evaluation on Policing Practices, Accountability Mechanisms, and Alternatives UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS MA 15PNIJ-23-GG-05497-RESS $907,011 Open
2023 Regulating Data Bias in Intelligent Decision Making NIJ FY23 Graduate Research Fellowship BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY MA 15PNIJ-23-GG-01934-RESS $55,500 Open
2023 Research & Evaluation of Boston's Community Violence Intervention & Prevention Initiative NIJ FY23 Community-Based Violence Intervention and Prevention Initiative (CVIPI) Research, Evaluation, and Associated Training & Technical Assistance Support SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY MA 15PNIJ-23-GG-04265-CVIP $328,407 Open
2022 Gull (Laridae) Taphonomy at Shoals Marine Laboratory, Maine, USA NIJ FY22 Research and Development in Forensic Sciences for Criminal Justice Purposes TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY MA 15PNIJ-22-GG-04407-SLFO $139,905 Open
2022 Marijuana Intoxication: Roadside Tool for Law Enforcement to Measure Impaired Peripheral Vision NIJ FY22 Research and Development in Forensic Sciences for Criminal Justice Purposes VALENTI, DENISE A MA 15PNIJ-22-GG-04417-RESS $595,000 Open
2022 Understanding the Criminal Justice and Health Care Needs of Latinx Victims of Hate Crime and Bias Victimization NIJ FY22 Research and Evaluation on Hate Crimes NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY MA 15PNIJ-22-GG-00999-RESS $896,836 Open
2021 Evaluability assessment and development of psychological and behavioral health approaches to prevent terrorism and facilitate reintegration of violent extremists. Research and Evaluation on Domestic Terrorism Prevention, Fiscal Year 2021 HARVARD COLLEGE PRESIDENT & FELLOWS OF MA 15PNIJ-21-GG-02727-DOMR $981,026 Open
2021 Research and Evaluation on Domestic Terrorism Prevention, Fiscal Year 2021 Research and Evaluation on Domestic Terrorism Prevention, Fiscal Year 2021 ADVOCATES FOR HUMAN POTENTIAL INC MA 15PNIJ-21-GG-02726-DOMR $1,126,264 Open
2021 Understanding and targeting risk and protective factors for radicalization to violence: Advancing a public health approach to domestic terrorism prevention Research and Evaluation on Domestic Terrorism Prevention, Fiscal Year 2021 CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL CORPORATION, THE MA 15PNIJ-21-GG-02720-DOMR $999,921 Open
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 Open
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 Past Project Period End Date
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 MEDICAL SCHOOL 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 Closed
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 Past Project Period End Date