NIJ is seeking proposals to conduct a process evaluation of the Firearms Locks Distribution and Safe Storage Program sponsored by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA). The project funded through this solicitation will be a companion to the activities funded by BJA under the solicitationFirearm Locks Distribution and Safe Storage Program: FY 2015 Competitive Grant Announcement. As stated in the BJA solicitation, the purpose of the Firearm Locks Distribution and Safe Storage Program is to select a provider to distribute firearms locks, educate current or potential firearms owners about the dangers of unlocked firearms and the value of locking firearms. The campaign will include distribution of free firearm locking devices and safe storage educational materials on the use of these devices. Additionally, the effort will include an education campaign to raise awareness of the firearm lock distribution program and the safety issues associated with unlocked firearms. The purpose of this NIJ solicitation will be to fund a process evaluation of the BJA-funded program.
Number of Awards: 1
Total Amount Awarded: $199,607