NIJ seeks applications for funding to study law enforcement use of probabilistic genotyping, forensic DNA phenotyping, and forensic investigative genetic genealogy technologies and law enforcement use of person-based predictive policing approaches as directed by Section 13(d) in Executive Order 14074 “Advancing Effective, Accountable Policing and Criminal Justice Practices to Enhance Public Trust and Public Safety.” T
NIJ FY 2023 Invited to Apply - Funding to Support the Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Program
NIJ seeks applications for funding to support research and development in forensic science for criminal justice purposes.
NIJ FY 2023 Invited to Apply - University of Texas at Austin Developing More Effective Services and Programs for Victims of Mass Shootings
This solicitation provides funds to the University of Texas at Austin to complete the third phase of a program of research to identify and address the unfulfilled victim services and program needs of the victims of the Robb Elementary School shooting and to apply the knowledge gained to better inform responses by officials in other communities to similar incidents in the future.
NIJ FY 2023 Invited to Apply - Research and Evaluation in Safety, Health, and Wellness in the Criminal Justice System
NIJ is seeking an application for funding to support the project— Expanding Mental Health Diversion Opportunities: A Prospective Evaluation of the Los Angeles County Intake Booking Diversion Program. This project seeks to assess the development and implementation of the Intake Booking Diversion program (IBD) for individuals presenting with mental illness.
NIJ FY 2023 Invited to Apply – Funding Support for the Operations of the Committee on Law and Justice of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
NIJ seeks applications to support the operations of the Committee on Law and Justice of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine and its work to develop knowledge to inform public policy interventions that: support the fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans, restore trust in the Justice System, and support the reduction of crime and recidivism.
NIJ is seeking an application for funding to support the project—Life Course and Intergenerational Effects of Criminal Justice Involvement: Identifying Risks, the Search for Resilience, and the Impact of Rise in Opioid Misuse and the COVID-19 Pandemic. This project seeks to extend the existing data collection for the Rochester Youth Development Study (RYDS) and its intergenerational extension, the Rochester Intergenerational Study (RIGS).
NIJ FY 2023 Invited to Apply - Research and Evaluation on Violent Crime and Crime and Firearm Violence in the Community
NIJ seeks applications to fund rigorous research and evaluation projects to advance our understanding of intentional, interpersonal community-based violence, including firearm violence, and produce evidence about policies and programs that aim to prevent and reduce violence in the community.
NIJ FY 2022 Invited to Apply – Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development: Social Development Sub-study (ABCD: SD)
NIJ is seeking an application for a sub-study that incorporates measures of delinquency and victimization at five sites of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)-funded Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study. This program furthers the Department’s mission to provide objective, independent, evidence-based knowledge and tools to meet the challenges of crime and criminal justice, particularly at the State and local levels.
NIJ is seeking applications for funding for operation of the Secretariat of Subcommittee 37 (SC 37) under the Joint Technical Committee 1 (JTC 1) of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
With this solicitation, NIJ seeks proposals to host a Criminal Justice Technology Testing and Evaluation Center. The Center will provide testing, evaluation, and other activities to support the safety, effectiveness, efficiency, and efficacy of technologies in use or adaptable by criminal justice and juvenile justice communities. The Center will inform NIJ’s research and development efforts as well as NIJ’s stakeholders, including criminal justice practitioners, policymakers, researchers, federal partners, and private industry, by:
NIJ FY23 Community-Based Violence Intervention and Prevention Initiative (CVIPI) Research, Evaluation, and Associated Training & Technical Assistance Support
NIJ FY23 Research and Evaluation on the Administration of Justice: Advancing Access to Justice 60 Years after Gideon
NIJ’s Research and Evaluation on the Administration of Justice Program supports 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. With the 60th anniversary of Gideon v. Wainwright, 372 U.S. 335 (1963), and in collaboration with DOJ’s Office for Access to Justice, NIJ’s research priority in FY2023 is public defense or indigent defense services and equitable access to justice.
NIJ strives to support the development of objective and independent knowledge and validated tools to reduce violence against women (VAW), promote justice for victims of crime, and enhance criminal justice responses.