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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 FY17 Comprehensive School Safety Initiative

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The Comprehensive School Safety Initiative (CSSI) funds rigorous research to produce practical knowledge that can improve the safety of schools and students. The initiative is carried out through partnerships between researchers, educators and other stakeholders, including law enforcement and mental health professionals. Projects funded under the CSSI are designed to produce knowledge that can be applied to schools and school districts across the nation for years to come.

NIJ FY17 Investigator-Initiated Research and Evaluation on Firearms Violence

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NIJ seeks investigator-initiated applications for funding for research and evaluation related to reducing firearms violence and understanding the causes and effects of firearms violence. This solicitation aims to strengthen our knowledge base and improve public safety by producing findings with practical implications for reducing firearms violence. This solicitation is focused specifically on producing research related to intentional, interpersonal firearms violence.

NIJ FY17 Research to Improve Officer Decision-making

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This solicitation will support projects to develop and/or evaluate innovative training to improve officer decision-making and in turn outcomes in police-citizen interactions. NIJ is particularly interested in the dosage and curriculum and in evaluations that can measure how the training received is transferred and applied to the actual work setting as well as outcomes associated with the training.

NIJ FY17 Understanding the Impacts of Policing Strategies and Practices (Beyond Crime Reduction)

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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks applications for funding research and/or evaluation projects to examine the impacts of policing strategies and practices using outcome measures that consider crime reduction as well as other possible positive and negative impacts on individuals, neighborhoods, communities, and the policing organizations. NIJ will accept proposals to assess strategies and practices that focus on place (where crime occurs) or the individual-level, such as the Chicago (IL) Police Department's Strategic Subjects List intervention.

NIJ FY17 Research and Evaluation on Domestic Radicalization to Violent Extremism

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The Domestic Radicalization to Violent Extremism (DRVE) program addresses three major questions: (1) What are the primary drivers of radicalization to violent extremism, and how do they vary across cohorts (e.g., by grievance, by age, by socioeconomic categories)? (2) How is radicalization to violent extremism analogous to other forms of extreme violence, such as mass casualty events and gangs?

NIJ FY17 Research and Evaluation on Violence Against Women: Teen Dating Violence, Sexual Violence, and Intimate Partner Violence

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NIJ seeks proposals for research and evaluation of violence against women on the following topics (1) teen dating violence, (2) sexual violence, and (3) intimate partner violence. Specific areas of interest to NIJ are provided under each topic area, however, other areas of interest that offer important insights into teen dating violence, sexual violence, or intimate partner violence may receive equal attention.

NIJ FY17 Research and Evaluation on the Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation of Elderly Individuals

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NIJ seeks proposals for research and evaluation on the abuse, neglect, and exploitation of elderly individuals. NIJ is interested in research that either helps to define and operationalize polyvictimization among elderly individuals or to identify successful outcomes in elder abuse intervention research. These are two areas that have been identified as gaps for a number of years in the field.

NIJ FY17 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 been funding research on trafficking in persons for well over a decade, and particularly appreciates proposals mindfully developed to build off of and compliant existing research investments.

NIJ FY17 Research on Reducing Violence in Communities

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This solicitation will focus on supporting research designed to build knowledge on what it takes to produce sustained community-level reductions in violence. Proposed studies should examine multiple factors, including but not limited to explicit violence prevention initiatives, that may play a role in preventing or reducing violence in a community for an extended period of time.

NIJ FY17 Research and Evaluation on Victims of Crime

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The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) has a longstanding history of collaborating with and supporting the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) on research, evaluation, and programmatic projects. Over the years, the shared priorities of OVC and NIJ have resulted in a number of collective projects, workshops, and research. In 2013, OVC began Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services which called for the development of research to build a body of evidence-based knowledge on victims and victimization.

NIJ FY17 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes

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With this solicitation, NIJ seeks proposals for basic or applied research and development projects that will: (1) increase the body of knowledge to guide and inform forensic science policy and practice or (2) lead to the production of useful materials, devices, systems, or methods that have the potential for forensic application.

NIJ FY17 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 FY17 Graduate Research Fellowship Program in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

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The NIJ Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) program in Social and Behavioral Sciences is open to doctoral students in all social and behavioral science disciplines. This program provides awards to accredited academic institutions to support graduate research leading to doctoral degrees in areas that are relevant to ensuring public safety, preventing and controlling crime, and ensuring the fair and impartial administration of criminal justice in the United States.

NIJ FY17 Graduate Research Fellowship Program in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

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

Non-solicited Applications

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

Office of Investigative and Forensic Sciences Continuations

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Awards made under this funding opportunity are Continuation awards. These 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.

Office of Research and Evaluation Continuations

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Awards made under this funding opportunity are Continuation awards. These 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.

Office of Science and Technology Continuations

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Awards made under this funding opportunity are Continuation awards. These 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.

Evaluation of the Bureau of Justice Assistance Sexual Assault Kit Initiative

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NIJ, in conjunction with the Bureau of Justice Assistance, is seeking applications to conduct preliminary evaluation activities to inform a rigorous and comprehensive evaluation of the SAKI Initiative. Proposals are being sought in three areas of interest: 1. Conduct process evaluations, including descriptive case studies, of up to five advanced sites to provide important information for newer sites regarding what works. 2. Conduct evaluability assessments of the existing 20 sites and develop a comprehensive evaluation plan for the SAKI. 3. Assess proximal outcomes of 2015 SAKI Awards

Evaluation of the Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation (BCJI) Program

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In collaboration with the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), NIJ is seeking competitive applications for a cooperative agreement to support research on the Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation (BCJI) Program. The purpose of this solicitation is to inform the program's place-based and community-oriented efforts to reduce violent and serious crime as part of the Administration's comprehensive strategy to advance neighborhood revitalization.

Research and Evaluation on Victims of Crime

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The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) has a longstanding history of collaborating with and supporting the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) on research, evaluation, and programmatic projects. Over the years, the shared priorities of OVC and NIJ have resulted in a number of collective projects, workshops, and research. In 2013, OVC began Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services which called for the development of research to build a body of evidence-based knowledge on victims and victimization.