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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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Subtopic: Human trafficking

Number of Awards: 88
Total Amount Awarded: $39,748,878

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2021 Evaluating the OHTS Tool and Assessing Outcomes for Human Trafficking Survivors Research and Evaluation of Trafficking in Persons, Fiscal Year 2021 URBAN INSTITUTE,THE DC 15PNIJ-21-GG-03631-MUMU $648,715 Open
2021 Identifying the Feasibility and Acceptability of Conducting Longitudinal Outcome Evaluation Research with Adult Survivors of Sex Trafficking and Their Perceptions of a Comprehensive Service Model Research and Evaluation of Services for Victims of Crime, Fiscal Year 2021 BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA NE 15PNIJ-21-GG-00994-NONF $600,000 Open
2021 Improving the Response to Victims of Child Sexual Exploitation Materials: A Multi-Method, Multi-Informant National Study Research to Reduce Trauma for Child Pornography Victims, Fiscal Year 2021 UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF NEW HAMPSHIRE NH 15PNIJ-21-GG-02983-MUMU $1,491,313 Open
2021 Indigenous-led Research on Sex Trafficking among Native Americans in the Northern Great Plains Research and Evaluation of Trafficking in Persons, Fiscal Year 2021 BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA NE 15PNIJ-21-GG-03633-MUMU $1,000,000 Open
2021 Labor trafficking in construction and hospitality: Analyzing victim recruitment, exploitation, and service needs to identify strategies for prevention and intervention Research and Evaluation of Trafficking in Persons, Fiscal Year 2021 RESEARCH TRIANGLE INSTITUTE NC 15PNIJ-21-GG-03632-HT $975,209 Open
2021 Phase Two of ETA: Evaluation of Technology-based Advocacy Services: Assessment of Program Outcomes Research and Evaluation of Services for Victims of Crime, Fiscal Year 2021 UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH AT GALVESTON TX 15PNIJ-21-GG-00993-NONF $590,041 Open
2020 A National Assessment of Demand Reduction Efforts, Part II: New Developments in the Primary Prevention of Sex Trafficking Research and Evaluation on Trafficking in Persons, Fiscal Year 2020 NATIONAL CENTER ON SEXUAL EXPLOITATION, INC. DC 2020-75-CX-0011 $239,946 Open
2020 Advancing Visual Analytics and Computational Science to Combat Human Trafficking NIJ Non-solicited Applications, FY 2020 GEORGIA TECH RESEARCH CORPORATION GA 2019-R2-CX-4042 $86,428 Open
2020 Disrupting Human Trafficking Networks through Mathematical Modeling: Addressing Replacement Effects and Uncertain Information Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE NY 2020-R2-CX-0022 $100,000 Open
2020 Identification of Effective Strategies to Disrupt Recruitment of Victims in Human Trafficking: Qualitative Data, Systems Modeling, Survivors and Law Enforcement Research and Evaluation on Trafficking in Persons, Fiscal Year 2020 REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA MN 2020-MU-MU-0040 $758,811 Open
2020 Improving Outcomes for Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking Victims: A Phased Evaluation of the LOVE146 Victim Services Program Research and Evaluation of Victims of Crime, Fiscal Year 2020 UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF NEW HAMPSHIRE NH 2020-V3-GX-0076 $455,598 Open
2020 Trends and New Directions in the Law Enforcement Response to the Sex Trafficking of Minors: A Nationally Representative Study Research on Law Enforcement Responses to Sex Trafficking of Minors, Fiscal Year 2020 UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF NEW HAMPSHIRE NH 2020-MU-CX-0041 $991,015 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 What Works in the Successful Identification, Investigation, and Prosecution of Labor Trafficking Cases in the United States Research and Evaluation on Trafficking in Persons, Fiscal Year 2020 RESEARCH TRIANGLE INSTITUTE NC 2020-75-CX-0010 $583,465 Open
2019 Advancing Visual Analytics and Computational Science to Combat Human Trafficking Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, FY 2019 Georgia Tech Research Corporation GA 2019-R2-CX-0042 $86,428 Closed
2019 Evaluability Assessment of a Metropolitan Network Service Delivery Model to Connect Trafficked Persons with a Full Range of Victim Services Research and Evaluation on Trafficking in Persons, FY 2019 NATIONAL OPINION RESEARCH CENTER IL 2019-VT-BX-0036 $294,221 Open
2019 Evaluation of Services for Victims of Crime Evaluations of Services for Victims of Crime, FY 2019 CAL STATE L.A. UNIVERSITY AUXILIARY SERVICES, INC. CA 2019-V3-GX-0006 $766,248 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 Northwest Indian Community Development Center- Tribal Law and Policy Institute Research Partnership Tribal-Researcher Capacity Building Grants Solicitation, FY 2019 TRIBAL LAW AND POLICY INSTITUTE CA 2019-75-CX-0016 $105,000 Open
2019 Partnering to Enhance Services for Survivors: An Evaluability Assessment and Formative Evaluation of Safe Horizon's Anti-Trafficking Program Research and Evaluation on Trafficking in Persons, FY 2019 UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL NC 2019-VT-BX-0039 $390,522 Open
2019 Trends in Arrests and Investigative Techniques of Technology-Facilitated Child Sexual Exploitation Crimes: The 4th National Juvenile Online Victimization Study National Survey of Internet- and Technology-Facilitated Child Exploitation, FY 2019 UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF NEW HAMPSHIRE NH 2020-MU-CX-K002 $994,844 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 An Object-Centric Approach for Image Analysis to Combat Human Trafficking NIJ FY18 Artificial Intelligence Technology Applied Research and Development for Law Enforcement Applications THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY DC 2018-75-CX-0038 $1,005,852 Open
2018 Combating Human Trafficking Using Structural Information in Online Review Sites NIJ FY18 Artificial Intelligence Technology Applied Research and Development for Law Enforcement Applications GEORGIA TECH APPLIED RESEARCH CORPORATION GA 2018-75-CX-0031 $361,069 Past Project Period End Date