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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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Subtopic: Gun Violence

Number of Awards: 75
Total Amount Awarded: $42,742,049

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2020 Assessing the Impact of Plea Bargaining on Subsequent Violence for Firearm Offenders Investigator-Initiated Research and Evaluation of Firearms Violence, Fiscal Year 2020 UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, COLLEGE PARK MD 2020-75-CX-0004 $369,412 Open
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 Police Investigations of Gun Offenses: Understanding and Enhancing Performance Research and Evaluation on Policing, Fiscal Year 2020 JOHN F. FINN INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC SAFETY INC. THE NY 2020-R2-CX-0011 $619,648 Open
2019 Delinquent and Criminal Behaviors of Parents and Their Adolescent Children: A Prospective Intergenerational Study of Children of Former Juvenile Offenders Longitudinal Research on Delinquency and Crime, FY 2019 NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY IL 2020-MU-MU-0001 $999,906 Open
2019 Evaluation of Project Safe Neighborhoods Evaluation of Project Safe Neighborhoods, FY 2019 RESEARCH TRIANGLE INSTITUTE NC 2019-75-CX-0008 $2,997,410 Open
2019 Improving the Understanding of Mass Shooting Plots Investigator-Initiated Research and Evaluation on Firearm Violence, FY 2019 RAND CORPORATION, THE CA 2019-R2-CX-0003 $955,475 Open
2019 Mitigating the Harm of Public Mass Shootings through Situational Crime Prevention Graduate Research Fellowship Program in the Social and Behavioral Sciences, FY 2019 RESEARCH FOUNDATION OF THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK NY 2019-R2-CX-0007 $141,033 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 The Impact of Constitutional Carry Legislation on Urban Violence, Arrests, and Police-Citizen Encounters Investigator-Initiated Research and Evaluation on Firearm Violence, FY 2019 UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI OH 2019-R2-CX-0065 $323,263 Open
2019 The Impact of Gunshot Detection Technology on Gun Violence in Kansas City and Chicago: A Multi-Pronged Synthetic Control Evaluation Investigator-Initiated Research and Evaluation on Firearm Violence, FY 2019 RESEARCH FOUNDATION OF THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK NY 2019-R2-CX-0004 $503,129 Open
2019 Validation of a Single Instrument, Single Sample Protocol for the Detection of the Inorganicand Organic Constituents of Firearms Discharge Residue Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, FY 2019 WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY WV 2019-R2-CX-0044 $100,000 Open
2019 Virbrational Spectroscopy for the Analysis of Organic Gunshot Residue: Detection, Identification and Characterization Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, FY 2019 RESEARCH FOUNDATION FOR THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, THE NY 2019-R2-CX-0035 $150,000 Open
2018 A Comprehensive Assessment of Deadly Mass Shootings, 1980-2018 NIJ FY18 Investigator-Initiated Research and Evaluation on Firearms Violence FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY FL 2018-75-CX-0024 $289,810 Open
2018 Firearm Purchase Behavior and Subsequent Adverse Events NIJ FY18 Investigator-Initiated Research and Evaluation on Firearms Violence UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS CA 2018-75-CX-0026 $922,109 Open
2018 Mass Shooter Database NIJ FY18 Investigator-Initiated Research and Evaluation on Firearms Violence HAMLINE UNIVERSITY MN 2018-75-CX-0023 $300,403 Past Project Period End Date
2018 Pathways to School Shootings: An Integrated Developmental and Life Course Criminological Approach NIJ FY18 Graduate Research Fellowship in Social and Behavioral Sciences Michigan State University MI 2018-R2-CX-0002 $32,000 Closed
2018 Research-Based Practice Guide to Address Gang Violence Legacy OJJDP Research Grants URBAN INSTITUTE,THE DC 2018-PB-FX-K002 $749,956 Open
2018 The Nature, Trends, Correlates and Prevention of Mass Public Shootings in America, 1976-2018 NIJ FY18 Investigator-Initiated Research and Evaluation on Firearms Violence NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY MA 2018-75-CX-0025 $498,929 Open
2017 Firearm involvement of parents and their adolescent children: A prospective intergenerational study of high-risk youth NIJ FY17 Investigator-Initiated Research and Evaluation on Firearms Violence NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY IL 2017-IJ-CX-0019 $749,976 Open
2017 Preventing Firearm Violence: An Evaluation of Urban Blight Removal in High Risk Communities NIJ FY17 Investigator-Initiated Research and Evaluation on Firearms Violence UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS CA 2017-IJ-CX-0021 $669,964 Open
2017 Racial and ethnic differences in non-fatal firearm injuries NIJ FY17 Investigator-Initiated Research and Evaluation on Firearms Violence TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY MA 2017-IJ-CX-0018 $693,695 Open
2017 Understanding Socio-Environmental and Physical Risk Factors Influencing Firearm Violence NIJ FY17 Investigator-Initiated Research and Evaluation on Firearms Violence RAND CORPORATION, THE CA 2017-IJ-CX-0020 $749,999 Open
2016 A Randomized Controlled Trial of Participatory Peace Circles in New York City Schools Comprehensive School Safety Initiative FUND FOR THE CITY OF NEW YORK NY 2016-CK-BX-0023 $4,181,239 Open
2016 Development of Computational Methods for the Audio Analysis of Gunshots Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Cadre Research Labs, LLC IL 2016-DN-BX-0183 $93,561 Closed
2016 Firearm Involvement in Delinquent Youth and Collateral Consequences in Young Adulthood: A Prospective Longitudinal Study Investigator-Initiated Research and Evaluation on Firearms Violence Northwestern University IL 2016-R2-CX-0039 $425,000 Open