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Expired Funding Opportunities

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This page presents expired funding opportunities from the National Institute of Justice. Use the search filters below to find specific solicitations. Select a solicitation title to see details about the solicitation along with any resulting awards.

Research and Evaluation of Victims of Crime, Fiscal Year 2020

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NIJ is seeking applications in two main areas under this solicitation: (1) evaluations of programs that provide services for victims of crime; and (2) research on the financial costs of victimization.

Research and Evaluation on Trafficking in Persons, Fiscal Year 2020

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With this solicitation, NIJ continues to build upon its research and evaluation efforts to better understand, prevent, and respond to trafficking in persons in the United States. Applicants should propose research projects that — first and foremost — have clear implications for criminal justice policy and practice in the United States. NIJ is interested in research projects addressing both sex and labor trafficking. NIJ is particularly interested in research responding to the following priority areas: 1) Labor trafficking. 2) Demand reduction research; 3) Research to identify the health and wellness effects of trafficking victimization; and 4) Profiling recruitment tactics.

Research and Evaluation on Drugs and Crime, Fiscal Year 2020

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NIJ's Drugs and Crime Research Program supports rigorous applied research on evidence-based tools, protocols, and policies for state, tribal, and local law enforcement and other criminal justice agencies that address drug trafficking, drug markets, and drug-related violence. The focus of this research solicitation is narcotics-related criminal investigation, prosecution, intelligence, and community surveillance relevant to law enforcement and medicolegal death investigation activities. The FY2020 solicitation's drug priorities are methamphetamine and other stimulants, including diverted pharmaceuticals, illicit drugs, and their analogues.

Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020

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The Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) program provides grants to accredited academic institutions to support outstanding doctoral students whose dissertation research is relevant to criminal justice.

Research and Evaluation on Policing, Fiscal Year 2020

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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks applications for funding for investigator-initiated, randomized controlled trial (RCT) studies of approaches to the challenges of policing in the United States that address the strategic priorities and objectives identified in NIJ’s Policing Strategic Research Plan, 2017-2022.

Research and Evaluation on School Safety, Fiscal Year 2020

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This solicitation seeks applications for funding to conduct research to: 1) examine the root causes of school violence, 2) evaluate the effectiveness of the approaches to stopping school violence found in the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) FY 2018 or FY 2019 STOP School Violence Act solicitations; 3) research on the perspectives of STOP School Violence Act solicitations.

Investigator-Initiated Research and Evaluation of Firearms Violence, Fiscal Year 2020

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NIJ is seeking applications for the funding of research and program evaluation projects that inform efforts to prevent and reduce intentional, interpersonal firearm violence and mass shootings in the United States. NIJ will support scientifically rigorous research and evaluation projects designed to strengthen the scientific knowledge base and produce findings with high practical utility to improve public safety.

Research and Evaluation on Violence Against Women, Fiscal Year 2020

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NIJ strives to support objective and independent knowledge and validated tools to reduce violence against women (VAW) (including violence against American Indian and Alaska Native women and girls), promote justice for victims of crime, and enhance criminal justice responses. For that reason, this solicitation seeks applications for grant funding to conduct research and evaluation projects examining a broad range of topics including the crimes of homicide, intimate partner and dating violence, rape and sexual assault, stalking, and trafficking, along with the associated criminal justice system response, procedures, and policies.

Research and Evaluation of Technology-Facilitated Abuse for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020

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With this solicitation, NIJ’s seeks proposals for research projects addressing the use of technologies such as texting, mobile applications, telecommunications networks, and social networking to bully, harass, stalk or intimidate another person, including adolescents. Examples of technology facilitated abuse include cyberstalking, sextortion, non-consensual pornography, doxing, or swatting.

Research and Evaluation of Domestic Terrorism Prevention, Fiscal Year 2020

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This solicitation seeks to build knowledge and evidence related to strategies for effective prevention of terrorism in the United States. Applicants should propose research projects that will primarily benefit, and have clear implications for, criminal justice agencies and their attendant communities at the state, local, and tribal levels.

Research into Immigration and Crime, Fiscal Year 2020

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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks proposals for research projects that increase understanding of the relationship between immigration, both legal and illegal, and crime.

National Survey of Internet- and Technology-Facilitated Child Exploitation, FY 2019

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This project will support a national study of internet- and technology-facilitated child sexual exploitation, including the development, testing, and administration of a national data collection from law enforcement agencies to produce accurate and reliable national estimates of, information about, arrests for internet- and technology-facilitated child sexual exploitation crimes.

Evaluation of Street Law Programs, FY 2019

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With this solicitation, the National Institute of Justice seeks proposals to conduct a single evaluation project that measures the effectiveness of two programs administered by Street Law, Inc (Street Law). With financial support from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), Street Law will implement the Legal Life Skills program and the Police & Teens program over a two year period.

Longitudinal Research on Delinquency and Crime, FY 2019

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The Longitudinal Research on Delinquency and Crime solicitation is intended to support the expansion or extension of one or more ongoing/existing longitudinal research studies that focus on delinquency and crime throughout the life-course, which may include childhood, adolescence, and young adulthood. Applicants are encouraged to adopt a holistic approach to the study of child and adolescent development and the emergence, persistence, and desistance of delinquent and criminal offending.

Evaluation of Juvenile Corrections Executive Leadership Training, FY 2019

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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks applications for funding a single evaluation project to examine the implementation and effectiveness of a juvenile corrections executive leadership training. The OJJDP-funded training will assist juvenile facility superintendents and other juvenile corrections personnel in their efforts to develop and implement effective facility practices and strategies for youth in their custody.

NIJ FY19 Continuations

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This will be an NIJ Continuations solicitation to include all three program offices. Awards may be grants or cooperative agreements.

GRF-STEM Continuations, FY 2019

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The Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (GRF-STEM) program provides grants to accredited academic institutions to support graduate research leading to doctoral degrees in topic areas that are relevant to preventing and controlling crime, and ensuring the fair and impartial administration of criminal justice in the United States.

NIJ Non-solicited Applications, FY 2019

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Awards made under this funding opportunity are either made non-competitively or are the result of an administrative funding adjustment.

Research and Evaluation in Safety, Health, and Wellness in the Criminal Justice System, FY 2019

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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks applications for funding of multidisciplinary research projects addressing three topics: 1) The impact of fatigue and stress on officer performance. 2) Enhancing strategies for officer interaction with mentally ill individuals. 3) Advancing Resiliency for the Forensic Workforce- Understanding the Impact and Management of Stress, Burnout, and Vicarious Trauma. This solicitation supports the U.S. Department of Justice priority of protecting officers and other public safety personnel.

National Juvenile Justice Data Analysis Program, FY 2019

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NIJ is seeking applications for the funding to maintain and enhance the National Juvenile Justice Data Analysis Program to ensure that vital statistical information is available to the field regarding juvenile risk behaviors, juvenile victimization and offending, and the juvenile justice system response to law-violating behavior. These important data inform juvenile justice policy and practice at the federal, state, and local levels.