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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: Forensic sciences

Number of Awards: 5,469
Total Amount Awarded: $2,329,606,916

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2020 A Skeletal Atlas of Elder Abuse: Establishing Markers of Physical Abuse and Developing a Digital Diagnostic Tool for Education and Screening Research on the Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation of Elderly Individuals, Fiscal Year 2020 AZ Board of Regents on behalf of Arizona State University AZ 2020-75-CX-0005 $1,035,328 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 An examination of musculoskeletal markers in modern populations for forensic analysis and identification purposes Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 Texas State University TX 2020-R2-CX-0042 $150,000 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 Develop non-PCR-based target enrichment reagents and methods for MPS analysis of forensic DNA Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 The Regents of the University of California, Santa Cruz CA 2020-R2-CX-0029 $100,000 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 Developing Subadult Sex Estimation Standards Using Adult Morphological Sex Traits and an Ontogenetic Approach Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 Board of Regents, NSHE, obo University of Nevada, Reno NV 2020-R2-CX-0024 $100,000 Awarded, but not yet accepted
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 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 Finding the Missing and Unidentified: The Application of Predictive Modeling, Ground-Penetrating Radar, and Small Unmanned Aircraft-Mounted Infrared Imagery for the Detection of Unmarked Graves Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 Texas State University TX 2020-R2-CX-0043 $150,000 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 Genetic disease to improve human identification from the skin microbiome Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 University of North Texas Health Science Center TX 2020-R2-CX-0046 $81,058 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 Isotope Analysis of Modern Remains in Forensics: Optimizing Sample Preparation Methods for Accurate and Reliable Carbonate and Collagen Isotope Analysis Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 AZ Board of Regents on behalf of Arizona State University AZ 2020-R2-CX-0034 $150,000 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 LC-QqQ-MS screening assay for abused drug exposure based on covalent peptide/protein modification Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 The Florida International Univeristy Board of Trustees FL 2020-R2-CX-0023 $100,000 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 Molecularly Imprinted Polymer-Modified Microelectrode Arrays for Rapid In-Field Analysis of Trace Illicit Substances in Oral Fluid Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill NC 2020-R2-CX-0036 $150,000 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 Selectively analyzing and interpreting DNA from multiple donors with a full Single-Cell strategy Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Camden NJ 2020-R2-CX-0032 $142,986 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 Skeletal Blast Trauma: determining the effect of known and experimental blast events on trauma patterns, fracture behavior, and blast scene recovery approaches Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 Texas State University TX 2020-R2-CX-0041 $150,000 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 Statistical evaluation of forensic sequencing profiles Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 University of Washington WA 2020-R2-CX-0040 $107,205 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 Utilizing eDNA from Four Biological Taxa Associated with Geologic Evidence for Sample-to-Sample Comparisons and Study Site Separation Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 North Carolina State University NC 2020-R2-CX-0035 $150,000 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2020 Wastewater Epidemiology To Examine Stimulant Trends (weTEST) Research and Evaluation on Drugs and Crime, Fiscal Year 2020 University of Kentucky Research Foundation KY 2020-R2-CX-0013 $862,567 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2019 2019 Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction (CEBR) Program (Formula), FY 2019 City And County of Denver CO 2019-DN-BX-0126 $272,839 Open
2019 2019 Continued Support for Toxicology Expansion Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program- COMPETITIVE, FY 2019 PA Commission on Crime and Delinquency PA 2019-CD-BX-0068 $176,700 Open
2019 2019 DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction (CEBR) Program DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction (CEBR) Program (Formula), FY 2019 Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection CT 2019-DN-BX-0008 $865,500 Open
2019 2019 DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction CEBR DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction (CEBR) Program (Formula), FY 2019 New Hampshire Dept. of Safety NH 2019-DN-BX-0131 $401,487 Open
2019 2019 DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction Program Grant - Dallas County (TX) DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction (CEBR) Program (Formula), FY 2019 Dallas County TX 2019-DN-BX-0114 $741,153 Open
2019 2019 DNA Capacity Enhancement for Backlog Reduction DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction (CEBR) Program (Formula), FY 2019 South Carolina Law Enforcement Division SC 2019-DN-BX-0069 $572,387 Open
2019 2019 DNA Capacity Enhancement for Backlog Reduction Program DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction (CEBR) Program (Formula), FY 2019 County of Los Angeles CA 2019-DN-BX-0080 $1,497,191 Open
2019 2019 DNA Capacity Enhancement Project DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction (CEBR) Program (Formula), FY 2019 Lake County OH 2019-DN-BX-0076 $270,013 Open
2019 2019 DNA CEBR Pinellas County DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction (CEBR) Program (Formula), FY 2019 Pinellas County FL 2019-DN-BX-0083 $306,542 Open
2019 2019 Forensic Services Accreditation and Certification Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program- FORMULA, FY 2019 Pennsylvania Commission On Crime And Delinquency PA 2019-CD-BX-0051 $733,134 Open