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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.

You may browse the table below and use filter options to view awards by award status, State, fiscal year, awardee name, city or perform a keyword search.

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Subtopic: Wrongful convictions

Number of Awards: 59
Total Amount Awarded: $44,756,615

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2018 Decontamination of Crime Scene Equipment: Evaluating Current Methods and Determining Best Practices NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes RTI International NC 2018-DU-BX-0226 $171,041 Open
2017 A Post-Conviction Mentality: Prosecutorial Assistance as a Pathway to Exoneration NIJ FY17 Graduate Research Fellowship Program in the Social and Behavioral Sciences Rutgers University-Newark NJ 2017-IJ-CX-0012 $31,771 Closed
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 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 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 Arizona DNA Advocacy Project NIJ FY 14 Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence to Exonerate the Innocent AZ Board of Regents on behalf of Arizona State University AZ 2014-DY-BX-K001 $934,003 Closed
2014 California DNA Assistance Program (CADNAP) NIJ FY 14 Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence to Exonerate the Innocent California Governor''s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) CA 2014-DY-BX-K002 $1,310,522 Closed
2014 Case Deconstruction of Criminal Investigative Failures NIJ FY 14 Research on Sentinel Events and Criminal Justice System Errors Texas State University TX 2014-IJ-CX-0037 $389,690 Closed
2014 Massachusetts Evidence Inventory and Innocence Case Review Project NIJ FY 14 Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence to Exonerate the Innocent Committee for Public Counsel Services MA 2014-DY-BX-K003 $391,345 Closed
2014 NIJ FY 14 Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence to Exonerate NIJ FY 14 Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence to Exonerate the Innocent New Mexico Department of Public Safety NM 2014-DY-BX-K005 $620,269 Closed
2014 SADO''s Postconviction DNA Testing Project NIJ FY 14 Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence to Exonerate the Innocent State Appellate Defender Office MI 2014-DY-BX-K004 $337,314 Closed
2013 California DNA Assistance Program NIJ FY 13 Postconviction DNA Testing Assistance Program Governor's Office of Emergency Services CA 2013-DY-BX-K003 $962,489 Closed
2013 Estimating the Prevalence of Wrongful Convictions NIJ FY 13 Social Science Research on Forensic Science Urban Institute DC 2013-IJ-CX-0004 $367,894 Closed
2013 Expanding Postconviction DNA Testing for Innocent Washington Prisoners NIJ FY 13 Postconviction DNA Testing Assistance Program Washington State Patrol WA 2013-DY-BX-K005 $472,170 Closed
2013 Massachusetts Postconviction DNA Testing Assistance Program NIJ FY 13 Postconviction DNA Testing Assistance Program Committee for Public Counsel Services MA 2013-DY-BX-K006 $613,205 Closed
2013 Postconviction DNA Testing Assistance Program NIJ FY 13 Postconviction DNA Testing Assistance Program Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority IL 2013-DY-BX-K002 $332,533 Closed
2013 Postconviction DNA Testing Assistance Program FY 2013 NIJ FY 13 Postconviction DNA Testing Assistance Program The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI 2013-DY-BX-K004 $511,438 Closed
2013 Postconviction DNA Testing Assistance Program FY 2013 NIJ FY 13 Postconviction DNA Testing Assistance Program The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System WI 2013-DY-BX-K404 $511,438 Closed
2013 Postconviction DNA Testing Assistance Program; Review of cases for Post-Conviction DNA testing. NIJ FY 13 Postconviction DNA Testing Assistance Program Prosecuting Attorneys' Council GA 2013-DY-BX-K007 $424,038 Closed