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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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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: Justice system reform

Number of Awards: 42
Total Amount Awarded: $19,090,180

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2019 A Law Enforcement Pathway to Treatment: A Multi-Site Evaluation of Self-Referral Deflection Programs Research and Evaluation on the Administration of Justice, FY 2019 RAND Corporation CA 2019-75-CX-0011 $990,808 Open
2019 Confidence, Latency, and Accuracy in Eyewitness Identification Made from Show-Ups: Evidence from the Lab, the Field, and Current Law Enforcement Practices Research and Evaluation on the Administration of Justice, FY 2019 Police Foundation DC 2019-75-CX-0009 $662,407 Open
2019 Improving Juror Comprehension of Forensic Testimony and Its Effects on Decision-Making and Evidence Evaluation Research and Evaluation on the Administration of Justice, FY 2019 The Florida International University Board of Trustees FL 2019-75-CX-0010 $497,208 Open
2018 A Micro and Macro-Level Assessment of Juvenile Justice Placement Reform in Ohio Legacy OJJDP Research Grants University of Cincinnati OH 2015-JF-FX-0064 $247,090 Closed
2018 A Process Evaluation of the Continuum of Services Model in Virginia's Juvenile Justice System Legacy OJJDP Research Grants Child Trends Incorporated MD 2017-JF-FX-0062 $749,995 Open
2018 Assessing the Impact of a Graduated Response Approach for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System Legacy OJJDP Research Grants University of Maryland, Baltimore MD 2016-JF-FX-0059 $249,310 Open
2018 Bridging Research and Practice to Advance Juvenile Justice and Safety Legacy OJJDP Research Grants Urban Institute DC 2015-MU-MU-K002 $500,000 Closed
2018 Estimating the causal relationships among juvenile justice system improvements, youth crime, and juvenile confinement Legacy OJJDP Research Grants Research Foundation of CUNY o/b/o John Jay College NY 2017-JF-FX-0064 $124,954 Closed
2018 Long-Term Impact of Risk Assessment and Risk-Need-Responsivity Reforms in Juvenile Justice Legacy OJJDP Research Grants University of Massachusetts Medical School MA 2016-JF-FX-0057 $499,998 Open
2018 OJJDP FY 16 Assessing the Impact of Juvenile Justice Reforms Program Legacy OJJDP Research Grants Westat, Inc. MD 2016-JF-FX-0058 $499,752 Open
2018 Rigorous Evaluation of the Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice's Second Chance Act Reentry Reform Legacy OJJDP Research Grants Child Trends Incorporated MD 2018-CZ-BX-0026 $985,433 Open
2017 The Racial Effects of Prison Reform NIJ FY17 W.E.B. DuBois Program of Research on Race and Crime The Regents of the University of California CA 2017-IJ-CX-0033 $500,000 Open
2016 21st Century Policing: Cross-Site, Multi-Stakeholder Sentinel Event Review Project Research on "Sentinel Events" and Criminal Justice System Errors Pacific Institute for Research & Eval MD 2016-IJ-CX-K005 $642,348 Open
2015 2015 Postconviction DNA Testing Program NIJ FY 15 Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence to Exonerate the Innocent North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts NC 2015-DY-BX-K001 $565,639 Closed
2015 Achieving Justice in Wisconsin''s Hispanic Community: Post-conviction DNA testing for the Hispanic community NIJ FY 15 Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence to Exonerate the Innocent The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI 2015-DY-BX-K006 $633,170 Closed
2015 Exoneration of the Innocent in the State of Hawaii through Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence NIJ FY 15 Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence to Exonerate the Innocent UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII HI 2015-DY-BX-K002 $410,492 Closed
2015 Guilty Plea and Latino Initiatives NIJ FY 15 Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence to Exonerate the Innocent University of Illinois Springfield IL 2015-DY-BX-K005 $753,958 Closed
2015 Instilling a Culture of Continuous Learning From Criminal Justice System Errors: A Multi-Stakeholder Sentinel Event Review of Process in Philadelphia NIJ FY 15 Research on Sentinel Events and Criminal Justice System Errors Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania PA 2015-R2-CX-K040 $351,052 Open
2015 Orange County Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence to Exonerate the Innocent NIJ FY 15 Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence to Exonerate the Innocent County of Orange CA 2015-DY-BX-K003 $250,000 Closed
2015 Postconviction DNA Program NIJ FY 15 Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence to Exonerate the Innocent Cook County State''s Attorney''s Office IL 2015-DY-BX-K007 $400,701 Closed
2015 Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence to Exonerate the InnocentUniversity of Kansas School of Law Multi-State Partnership for Innocence NIJ FY 15 Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence to Exonerate the Innocent University of Kansas Center for Research, Inc. KS 2015-DY-BX-K004 $122,994 Closed
2015 Racialized Cues and Support for Justice Reinvestment: A Mixed-Method Study of Public Opinion NIJ FY 15 W.E.B. Du Bois Fellowship for Research in Race, Gender, Culture, and Crime University of Massachusetts Boston MA 2015-IJ-CX-0003 $144,329 Closed
2015 Sentinel Events: A Sustainable Model for System Change NIJ FY 15 Research on Sentinel Events and Criminal Justice System Errors Michigan State University MI 2015-R2-CX-K041 $724,294 Open
2015 WMU-Cooley Law School Innocence Project: Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence to Exonerate the Innocent in Michigan NIJ FY 15 Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence to Exonerate the Innocent Board of Trustees of Western Michigan University MI 2015-DY-BX-K008 $418,099 Closed
2014 A Sentinel Events Approach to Addressing Suicide and Self-Harm in Jail NIJ FY 14 Research on Sentinel Events and Criminal Justice System Errors Vera Institute of Justice NY 2014-IJ-CX-0030 $399,861 Closed