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Assessing the Effectiveness of the Second Chance Act Grant Program: A Phased Evaluation Approach, Fiscal Year 2020

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With this solicitation, NIJ requests proposals for research to evaluate the effectiveness of the Second Chance Act (SCA) grant program in improving reentry and reducing recidivism. To support this effort, NIJ will fund a phased research evaluation strategy that details and measures the implementation, processes, outcomes, costs, and impacts of the grants awarded under the SCA grant program.


Number of Awards: 1
Total Amount Awarded: $1,142,634

Date Modified: April 17, 2020

A typographical error on page 18 has been corrected to clarify that the Appendices listed therein do not count against the 30-page program narrative limit.

Date Created: March 6, 2020