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Prepare early — any time during the year — to ensure your registration and users are up to date in the systems involved in the application process. Review the DOJ Grant Application Submission Checklist to identify which action you can take early and what to expect when you start an application.

Because most solicitations are competitive, we cannot have individual conversations concerning the solicitation with prospective applicants. Any questions concerning open solicitation should be submitted to the OJP Response Center by phone 1-800-851-3420 (TTY at 301-240-6310 for hearing impaired only), or by email at [email protected].

For technical assistance with submitting the SF-424 and SF-LLL in Grants.gov, contact the Grants.gov Customer Support Hotline at 800-518-4726, 606-545-5035, at Grants.gov customer support webpage , or email at [email protected]. The Grants.gov Support Hotline operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except on federal holidays.

For technical assistance with submitting the full application in DOJ’s Justice Grants System (JustGrants), contact the JustGrants. JustGrantsService Desk at 833-872-5175 or  [email protected]. The JustGrantsService Desk operates Monday–Friday 7 a.m. – 9.p.m. EST and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sunday, and Federal holidays.

NIJ FY24 Research and Evaluation on the Administration of Justice: Prosecution Practice, Justice, Case Tracking, and Workforce

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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks to fund proposals for rigorous research and evaluation projects examining the impact of court and other criminal justice tools, practices, and policies on the administration of justice and public safety in state, local, and tribal jurisdictions. In FY2024, the solicitation is focused on four research priorities and their impact on charging, case flow, outcomes, and other prosecution functions: 1) advance...

NIJ FY24 Research on Multidisciplinary Teams

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With this solicitation NIJ seeks proposals for funding from accredited research universities for a study on the current landscape of multidisciplinary teams working on sexual exploitation crimes against children, including structure, participants, and outcomes, in addition to best practices for multidisciplinary teams to improve effectiveness, outcomes, and victim well-being.

NIJ FY24 Evaluating Strategies to Advance the Implementation of Evidence-Based Policies and Practices

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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks rigorous research and demonstration projects to increase the impact of existing crime and justice research evidence. Specifically, NIJ seeks to fund research that leverages implementation science knowledge and promotes evidence-based policy and practice—most directly by developing, supporting, and evaluating efforts to improve research evidence used by policymakers, agency leaders, intermediaries, and other decision-makers who shape justice outcomes.

NIJ FY24 W.E.B. Du Bois Program of Research on Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Justice System

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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks applications for two categories of investigator-initiated research: (1) studies that examine how observed racial and ethnic disparities in the justice system might be reduced through public policy intervention at any point during the administration of justice and (2) studies that advance knowledge and practice, policy, or both regarding the intersections of race, ethnicity, crime, and justice within the United States.

NIJ FY24 Research and Evaluation of Policing Practices

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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks rigorous, applied evaluative research on: (1) police training; (2) police accountability policies and practices; (3) investigative practices to enhance clearance rates; and (4) police officer health and wellness programs.

NIJ FY24 Research and Evaluation on Youth Justice Topics

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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks proposals for rigorous research and evaluation projects that inform policy and practice in the field of youth justice and delinquency prevention. Specifically, this solicitation seeks proposals for studies that advance knowledge and understanding in the following two categories: 1. Youth Justice Reinvestment Studies which evaluate the effectiveness, including cost-effectiveness, of youth justice system reforms and subsequent reinvestments into programs that...

NIJ FY24 Field-Initiated Action Research Partnerships

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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks research partnership proposals that meet the needs and missions of local justice and service provider entities — including police, corrections, courts, victim services, forensic science service providers, and community safety and adult and juvenile justice entities — and the communities they serve. These partnerships should apply a data-driven, problem-solving approach to challenges prioritized by agency partners; identify actionable and measurable...

NIJ FY24 Community-Based Violence Intervention and Prevention Initiative (CVIPI) Research and Evaluation

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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks applications for funding for rigorous, independent evaluation projects funded under the OJP Community-Based Violence Intervention and Prevention Initiative (CVIPI). This solicitation includes two funding categories: 1) Evaluation research of programmatic sites funded under the OJP FY23 and FY24 CVIPI solicitations and 2) evaluation research of other community-violence programs.

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