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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: Sex offenses

Number of Awards: 592
Total Amount Awarded: $256,982,277

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2021 Developing a Culturally and Trauma-Informed Teen Dating Violence Algorithm: A Continuation of the VIP Study Research and Evaluation on Violence Against Women, Fiscal Year 2021 UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS IL 15PNIJ-21-GG-02803-MUMU $600,000 Awarded, but not yet accepted
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 Awarded, but not yet accepted
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 A nationally representative examination of the prevalence, characteristics, and consequences of statutory rape in the United States Research and Evaluation on Violence Against Women, Fiscal Year 2020 ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY AZ 2020-VA-CX-0002 $203,939 Open
2020 A Rapid, Microfluidic Transcriptomic Method for Body Fluid Identification from Forensic Samples Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 RECTOR & VISITORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA VA 2020-DQ-BX-0027 $436,934 Open
2020 Advances in Spatial Statistical Methodology for Urban Crime Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE PA 2020-R2-CX-0033 $60,065 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 An Affinity-Free, Centrifugal Microfluidic System for Rapid, Automated Differential Extraction Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 RECTOR & VISITORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA VA 2020-DQ-BX-0024 $466,886 Open
2020 Assessing the Strength of Trace Evidence Fracture Fits Through a Comprehensive, Systematic, and Quantifiable Approach Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY RESEARCH CORPORATION WV 2020-DQ-BX-0012 $466,543 Open
2020 Cyberstalking - Research and Evaluation to Enhance Criminal Justice Research and Evaluation of Technology-Facilitated Abuse for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 RAND CORPORATION, THE CA 2020-R2-CX-0002 $599,368 Open
2020 Developmental evaluation of a combinatorial qPCR multiplex for forensic body fluid identification Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY VA 2020-R2-CX-0031 $49,994 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 Examining the Black Box: A Formative and Evaluability Assessment of Cross-sectoral Approaches for Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Research and Evaluation on Violence Against Women, Fiscal Year 2020 UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL NC 2020-VA-CX-0003 $539,232 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 Population and Subgroup Differences in the Prevalence and Predictors of Campus Sexual Assault to Inform Preventive Interventions Research and Evaluation on Violence Against Women, Fiscal Year 2020 REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN MI 2020-VA-CX-0004 $254,196 Open
2020 Preventing the next sext: A behavioral economic approach to understanding nude photo sharing decisions in a high school community Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL NC 2020-R2-CX-0037 $100,000 Open
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 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
2020 Victims of Technology-Facilitated Abuse: Prevalence, Awareness, Dynamics, Help-seeking and Reporting Research and Evaluation of Technology-Facilitated Abuse for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF NEW HAMPSHIRE NH 2020-R2-CX-0015 $565,964 Open
2019 A Study of Trauma and Resiliency Among Forensic Examiners Investigating Child Pornography Research and Evaluation in Safety, Health, and Wellness in the Criminal Justice System, FY 2019 UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF NEW HAMPSHIRE NH 2019-R2-CX-0034 $886,821 Open
2019 Adaptation of the DNAse I procedure to the Biomek® NXP robotic platform for more efficient and automated sexual assault sample processing Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, FY 2019 DEPARTMENT OF FORENSIC SCIENCE VA 2019-NE-BX-0002 $250,636 Open