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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.

NIJ FY18 Research and Evaluation on Promising Reentry Initiatives

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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks to build knowledge on best practices in offender reentry. Specifically, NIJ requests proposals for rigorous research to examine reentry initiatives for adult or juvenile offenders that incorporate promising practices, strategies, or programs. These initiatives may be applicable to institutional or community corrections, or both. Preference will be given to applications that propose to use a randomized controlled trial (RCT). This research supports the U.S.

NIJ FY18 Continuations

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Awards made under this funding opportunity are grants or cooperative agreements that provide supplemental funds to awards made in a prior fiscal year. Typically, these awards were made initially in response to competitive solicitations. NIJ often uses continuations to fund multi-year research and development projects.

NIJ FY18 Criminal Justice Requirements and Resources Consortium

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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks proposals to help innovation in criminal justice research by informing practitioners, policy makers, industry providers, federal agencies, as well as, NIJ of the emerging problems and opportunities of the criminal justice communities. Innovation also comes from within these criminal justice agencies, therefore NIJ is looking to continue supporting programs like LEADS, a NIJ program designed to increase the in-house research capabilities of law enforcement officers and agencies.

NIJ FY18 Research and Evaluation on Trafficking in Persons

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This solicitation seeks applications for funding for research and evaluation projects that will address the knowledge gaps related to trafficking in persons, with clear implications for criminal justice policy and practice in the United States. NIJ has funded research on trafficking in persons for over a decade, and is particularly interested in proposals that build upon and complement its earlier research investments.

NIJ FY18 Research and Evaluation on Prevention and Mitigation of Domestic Pathways to Terrorism

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The Domestic Radicalization and Terrorism program strives to better understand the primary drivers of radicalization and what can be done to prevent or intervene during the radicalization process through programmatic efforts. In FY2018, NIJ will emphasize an interest in evaluations of new and existing demonstration programs to prevent terrorism (by way of de-radicalization and disengagement). NIJ will encourage applicants to submit projects which conduct comparative and multi-site programmatic evaluations, help the field better understand risk factors and develop risk assessment tools.

NIJ FY18 Research on Reducing Violence in Communities

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The purpose of this solicitation is to support research to produce sustainable community-level reductions in violence. NIJ seeks to develop scientific evidence and build practical knowledge of the factors that contribute to achieving enduring violence reductions in communities. NIJ is interested in receiving proposals for research with both empirical and theory-building elements that will lead to practical and generalizable recommendations.

NIJ FY18 Research and Evaluation in Safety, Health, and Wellness in the Criminal Justice System

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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks applications for funding for multidisciplinary research projects addressing four topics: impact of fatigue and stress on officer performance; impact of occupational prestige and job satisfaction on officer stress resilience; enhancing strategies for officer interaction with mentally ill individuals; and reducing traffic-related officer fatalities and injuries through technology enhancement and policy.

NIJ FY18 Research and Evaluation on the Administration of Justice

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NIJ seeks applications for funding investigator-initiated, interdisciplinary research and evaluation projects related to the administration of justice in three priority areas: (1) eyewitness evidence; (2) front-end intervention strategies (diversion and deflection, pretrial notification protocols and court appearance compliance, and justice system-led strategies aimed at young-adult offenders); and (3) enhancing investigation and prosecution (body worn cameras, and jury nullification). Strong applications that address the administration of justice in the U.S.

NIJ FY18 Investigator-Initiated Research and Evaluation on Firearms Violence

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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks applications for investigator-initiated research and evaluation projects to improve understanding, prevention and deterrence of firearms violence in general and public mass shooting incidents in particular. This solicitation aims to strengthen the knowledge base and improve public safety by producing findings with practical implications. This solicitation is focused specifically on producing research related to intentional, interpersonal firearms violence.

NIJ FY18 Understanding the Impacts of Policing Strategies and Practices

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With this solicitation, the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) seeks proposal for research and/or evaluation projects to examine the impact of police crime-reduction practices and strategies on four variables. Those are: (1) crime, (2) officer safety, (3) criminal investigations, and (4) criminal prosecutions. NIJ will accept proposals for research examining person- or place-based practices and strategies. NIJ is particularly interested in examining the practice of proactive policing and its related strategies, especially focused deterrence.

NIJ FY18 Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories

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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks proposals for research and evaluation projects that will: 1. Identify and inform the forensic community of best practices through the evaluation of existing laboratory protocols; and 2. Have a direct and immediate impact on laboratory efficiency and assist in making laboratory policy decisions.

NIJ FY18 Research and Evaluation on Decision-making

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NIJ seeks proposals for research and evaluation projects to identify the combination of attributes specific to the individual law enforcement officer that causes them to make the decisions governing their actions during encounters with the public. Specifically, NIJ is interested in identifying those combinations of attributes tending to lead to successful encounter outcomes; as well as those tending to lead to unsuccessful outcomes.

NIJ FY18 Programs and Services for Victims of Crime: Phased Evaluation Research

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NIJ is seeking applications for rigorous program evaluation of specific services for victims of crime including housing, legal assistance, and technology-based services. This solicitation is for a planning phase not to exceed a 24 month period of performance.

NIJ FY18 Research and Evaluation on Hate Crimes

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NIJ is seeking research and evaluation related to hate crime perpetration and victimization. The purpose of this solicitation is to support research and evaluation to: 1) understand the motivations and pathways to hate crime offending; 2) determine whether programs targeted at hate crime offenders are effective at reducing reoffending; 3) determine whether programs that work with victims of hate crimes and their communities are effective at reducing the harms caused by hate crimes; and 4) provide information that will improve investigative and prosecutorial outcomes.

NIJ FY18 W.E.B. Du Bois Program of Research on Crime

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NIJ seeks investigator-initiated proposals in two funding categories under the W.E.B. Du Bois Program of Research on Crime: (1) Scholars who are advanced in their careers; and (2) Fellows who are early in their careers. The program supports research that places particular emphasis on the intersections of race, crime, violence and the administration of justice within the United States. It furthers the Department's mission by advancing knowledge regarding issues deemed critical by the U.S. Department of Justice.

NIJ FY18 Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence

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Notice

In fiscal 2020, all state and local forensic capacity enhancement programs previously managed by NIJ moved to the Bureau of Justice Assistance.

The awards made under this solicitation now are being managed by the Bureau of Justice Assistance. To see the complete list of awards, visit the Bureau of Justice Assistance.

NIJ FY18 Research and Evaluation on Drugs and Crime

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NIJ's drugs and crime portfolio supports research on law enforcement efforts to deter, investigate, prosecute, and address illegal drug trafficking, markets, and use. This FY2018 solicitation seeks investigator-initiated proposals to conduct applied research on evidence-based tools, protocols, and policies for State, local and tribal jurisdictions. The two drug priorities are: 1) opioid-related criminal investigation, prosecution, drug intelligence, and community surveillance; and 2) illegal marijuana markets and drug-related violent crime.